Regular Volunteer Assignments
Regular volunteer assignments are on-going engagements which can be weekly, monthly, annually or even daily. These assignments generally need some specialized skill or training and require a regular commitment to performing the tasks.
Contact the Volunteer Department staff to arrange for an interview if you are interested in these Regular on-going volunteer opportunities. Once trained, volunteers will have online access to Regular volunteer events/assignments.
Child Nutrition Backpack Program Delivery
This is an ongoing bi-weekly volunteer shift to deliver bags of food to local schools. Requires repeated lifting of 40-50 containers during 4 hour delivery shift; will utilize Foodbank truck; deliveries must be made during regular school hours; volunteers must have valid driver’s license in-good-standing. Contact Volunteer Department staff for pre-qualification.
Answer phones, help visitors with food donation deliveries, operate 5 phone line communication system. This volunteer will have proper skills and ability to provide superior customer service to all callers and visitors. Contact Jan Cline in our Volunteer Department for interview.
There are a variety of office functions and departments where volunteers work regular shifts to help with data entry, organization, compliance, consumer and donor contact, and other functions. The Volunteer Department staff has a current list to review during your interview.
Assist with multiple aspects of community and special event preparation and execution. Marketing department staff will interview volunteers interested in on-going event assignments.
Warehouse Customer Service
These Regular volunteer assignments include food drive check-in, agency marketplace weigh station, light maintenance crew, and more. These volunteers work regular shifts in the warehouse along with Foodbank staff to ensure proper customer service to food donors, community groups, and agencies. The Volunteer Department staff has a current list of warehouse customer service assignments to review during your interview.
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps)
To provide another way to increase consumer’s food security, these volunteers will pass along information and sign clients up for SNAP. Volunteers will visit partner agencies, accompany a Mobile Pantry crew, staff the Foodbank’s Friday morning USDA distribution pantry, or make calls to fill-out SNAP applications with clients over the phone.