Volunteer Application

Below is a list of the opportunities that may be filled by volunteers, either on a regular or special basis. Please mark any categories where you would be interested in helping. Descriptions of each option are below:

Job Opportunities

MOBILE FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTION: Distributing food to the community via drive-up distribution events, lifting of 22 to 24lbs. from table height required. Current service schedule: Thursdays South County – Freeman/Fairfield/Rockford 1:30pm to 4:00pm & Fridays Spokane Valley - 2:30pm to 5:00pm

FOOD OUTREACH PACKING: Packing Food Outreach Bags/Boxes: Generally, Mon-Fri from 10am to 12pm & 12pm to-2:00 pm Working on “assembly line” packaging items for outreach distribution.

FOOD BANK STOCKING: Stocking Shelves: Generally, Tuesdays from 10am to 1:30pm & 1:00 pm to-3:00 pm Sorting, stocking, re-bagging, & packaging items for distribution. Labeling and folding handouts.

FOOD BANK SERVICE: Wednesday Distribution: 2 shifts -10am to 1:30pm and 1:00pm to 4:30 pm Various positions include giving out groceries, check-in, and helping patrons to vehicles. Prefer once a month commitment. Should be a “people person.”  Thursday Distribution: 1 Shift - 10am to 1:30pm Weigh and sort donations as needed, various housekeeping and distribution to special needs clients. Driver/Delivery Persons: Regular 1 day/week or substitute basis.

 

FOOD RESCUE: Must have a truck, van, or SUV. Pick up bakery donations at area grocery stores, usually between 9:30 and 10:30am.

CLOTHING BANK SERVICE: Monday – Thursday, 9am-3pm o Donation Intake: Weigh, sort, and stock donations in proper places o Clothing bank front desk: Greet and sign in families, weigh and sign out clothes (Computer skills helpful)

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE: Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm o Reception: 2 shifts 8am-12pm – 12pm to 4 pm generally 1 day per week and possible substitute Answer telephone, take messages, greet and direct patrons to building services, and light office duties. Data Entry: Weekly opportunity, hours are negotiable Enter volunteer hours, help develop and maintain databases.

SPECIAL PROJECTS: These projects are seasonal and fun to do.  October/November – Coats 4 Kids (2-4 weeks) November – Thanksgiving Food Baskets (2 days) Other Special Needs – As the need arises with at least 1-week notice.

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND OTHER SERVICES: Please share relevant skills in about you field above.  Needs may include: Moving storage items on and off site, Carpentry , Construction , Snow removal , Electrical, Trash removal, Mending/sewing, Plumbing, Yard maintenance, Painting,  Income tax preparation, Transportation of people.