Project’s purpose: To distribute food to our families who are registered with us, that are suffering from food insufficiency. Beneficiaries: Low Income families Volunteer Task: Help with food pick up, help to pack and unload truck with food from our donors, place boxes not being used on truck, sorting through food, stock shelves, refrigerator perishable food items to prepare for food distribution to clients. Distribute food to clients. Please note: This is a fast paced environment. It is important to be able to keep up the pace in counting and inventory control to ensure the families receive all the food that they are suppose to receive. Monday Morning Shift: Volunteer must be able to lift 20-40 lbs, prepare (not cooking) for distributing food, while organizing the food that is going to be allocated. Project Impact: It is important that we are respectful and kind to these families, so they can have their dignity while shopping. Preparing for 100-150 families per week. They make their selection like in the store, except they are not allowed to touch or take anything from the shelves for safety reason. So, they will point or verbalize what they want, you will place in their shopping bags, you will pack their refrigerated items if we have, as well as their produce and baked goods. Many of them don't speak English. VOLUNTEERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT 5-50 POUNDS. Volunteers must wear close toe shoes - no sandals/flip flops allowed. Snacks & Water Provided Volunteers must contact Chef Fran for approval of volunteer days, being requested and address. Also, please be so kind to email me if your child needs AD accommodation to be given so your child can receive the proper task to be given if available. DO NOT ALLOW COURT ORDERED/APPOINTED VOLUNTEERS and MUST BE 16+
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