The Food Depot
Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
1222 Siler Road Santa Fe, NM 87507
Active Opportunities (2)
Española, NM 87532
Casita de Comida Volunteer Activity Description Objective: Volunteers at The Food Depot’s Casita de Comida primarily assist TFD staff with providing community members accessing our services with the best customer service experience at Casita. Location: 628 N. Riverside Drive, Española, NM 87532 Supervisor: Program Coordinator, Sierra Cruz Key Responsibilities: Assisting TFD staff with registration, as needed Stocking areas with both commodity and non-commodity foods Assisting community members with their shopping experience Assisting TFD staff with checkout, as needed Assisting with Diaper Depot Program help at the Casita location Qualifications: Excellent customer service skills Ability to lift up to 50 pounds* Sure-footed and able to stand for an entire 3-4-hour shift Ability to complete repetitive motions, bend, lift and twist Ability and willingness to work as part of a team Ability and willingness to accept guidance and instructions from staff Have a positive and warm attitude Dress Code: Closed-toed, non-slip shoes; clean and comfortable long pants or shorts (depending on the task) and The Food Depot logoed sleeved shirts; excessive or dangly jewelry removed. Time Commitment: One or more shifts a month. Schedule Intervals: Twice Monthly
Date Posted: Oct 17, 2023
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Warehouse Volunteer Job Description Objective: Volunteers at The Food Depot warehouse primarily evaluate the quality of donated food and repack food purchased in bulk into smaller packages. Both of these activities prepare food acquired by The Food Depot for distribution to people in need. Location: 1222 A Siler Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507 Supervisor: Volunteer Coordinator, Pauline Montoya, or Volunteer Program Manager, Steven Bolin Key Responsibilities: Evaluating the quality of donated and bulk purchased foods Sorting donated food Repackaging bread, produce, and bulk dry goods Packaging pantry and produce bag/boxes Repackaging donated and purchased diapers Qualifications: Ability to lift 20 pounds Sure-footed and able to stand for an entire 2.5-hour shift Ability to complete repetitive motions, bend, lift and twist Ability and willingness to work as part of a team Ability and willingness to accept guidance and instructions from staff Dress Code: Closed-toed, non-slip shoes; clean long pants or shorts (depending on the task) and The Food Depot logoed sleeved shirts; hair pulled back into a hairnet, excessive or dangly jewelry removed. Time Commitment: One or more shifts a month. Schedule Intervals: Shifts are daily, M-F, either 9 - 11:30 AM (Morning Shift) or 1:30 - 4 PM (Afternoon Shift).
Date Posted: Oct 17, 2023
The Food Depot fosters healthy communities by engaging a network of partners and developing solutions to create a hunger-free New Mexico.
As the food bank for nine counties, The Food Depot provides food to nearly 40,000 people experiencing hunger annually. Over 35 % of hunger needs are addressed through direct service programs operated by The Food Depot. The majority (65%) of The Food Depot’s hunger relief services involves food distribution to over 81 nonprofit agencies through 145 locations including food pantries, meal programs, shelters, youth programs, shelters, and senior centers. The Food Depot provides more than 430,000 meals to people in need - the most vulnerable of our community - children, seniors, working families and those in ill health.
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