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Work at home using your phone, computer and internet access; return calls and schedule clients to pick up food and/or infant products at the pantry; phone hours vary M-F 9AM to 1PM.
Work at home using your phone, computer and internet access; return calls and assist clients with medical prescriptions or financial funding; phone hours vary M-F 9AM to 3PM.
Work at home using your phone, computer and internet access; return calls and assist Spanish-speaking clients find needed services; phone hours vary M-F 9AM to 5PM.
Work at home using your phone, computer and internet access; return calls to clients and schedule drivers to provide transportation to and from medical or social service office appointments; phone hours vary M-F 9:30AM to 5PM.
Drive clients to and from medical or social service office appointments; driving hours vary M-F 8AM to 5PM. Drivers select only those rides they want to take.
Deliver donations to the pantry from local area donors or events. Must be comfortable carrying items to and from your vehicle; hours vary M-F or weekends as needed.
Deliver food from the pantry to clients. Must be comfortable carrying bags of groceries to and from your vehicle; driving hours vary M,W,F late afternoons.
Pack grocery bags for clients to pickup at the pantry. Must be comfortable lifting and moving bags of groceries into carts or onto shelves; hours vary M-F 2PM to 4PM.
Hand out pre-bagged groceries to clients at the pantry. Must be comfortable lifting and moving bags of groceries from shelves to the pantry window; hours vary M-F 4PM to 8PM.
Receive food at the pantry from donors; may require heavy lifting. Must be comfortable carrying donated items to designated areas of the pantry; hours vary M-F 12PM to 8PM.
Sort, date-check and place products on shelves or other designated pantry areas; hours vary M-F 4PM to 8PM or weekends.
Choose to participate in one or more events, e.g. Active Aging Expo, Homeless Resource Day, etc. We will email you prior to an event opportunity.
Organize and sponsor an event at your workplace to help stock the pantry.
To earn SSL hours, students may organize a Food Drive sponsored by their school club, athletic team, or youth group. Students may also work at the food pantry with an adult (typically a parent) volunteering with them.
Would like to volunteer and be placed where most needed based on my skills.
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Call Center - Food/InfantCall Center - Prescription FinancialCall Center - Bilingual AssistanceCall Center - Transportation RequestsDriver - Client Transportation*Driver - Donation Pickup*Driver - Food Delivery*Pantry - Food Bagger**Pantry - Food Distributor**Pantry - Food Receiver**Pantry - Food Stocker**Seasonal EventsSponsor a Food DriveStudent or Group SSL HoursOther?
* Drivers must be 21 or older and are required to sign an Insurance Addendum.
** Note: Any volunteer under 18 years of age requires adult supervision.
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