Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness, Health & Wellness
Families, Low-income communities, People with Health-based Concerns
Collecting, Sorting & Packaging

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

FOOD: Food Distribution Prep Lead

Porchlight Community Services rescues food from going to waste and offers healthy options for low-income families with food restrictions and allergies that are not usually available at food pantries.  They are in need of more dedicated volunteers to lead the volunteer team in the preparation for weekly food distribution events. 

Volunteer lead responsibilities include orienting volunteers to the pantry, assigning and directing tasks,and ensuring all tasks are completed in a timely manner, while maintaining safe food handling practices. This is an ongoing opportunity with the expectation that volunteers can commit to at least 6 months.  


Project Requirements & Important Notes

  • Skills: Volunteers should have good communication skills, with the ability to organize others. Previous food pantry experience desirable, and all volunteers are asked to obtain a food handler's certificate. 

  • Shifts: Volunteers for this position are needed on Thursdays, from 9:30 am-2:30 pm and Sundays from 9:30 am -2:00 pm.  For more information, please contact them at volunteers@porchlightcommunity.com.


About Porchlight Community Services

The mission of the Porchlight Cooperative is to relieve hunger, eliminate waste and increase the self-sufficiency of individuals.

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2020

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