Volunteer opportunity posted by: Lifelong AIDS Alliance
Posted on: December 20, 2012
Use your muscles to fight HIV/AIDS, poverty and hunger! Lifelong AIDS Alliance needs people with strong backs and strong convictions to lift and stack boxes, unload trucks, and repackage, bag, prepare, and carry food and grocery bags in our Chicken Soup Brigade Food Program warehouse.
All of our Food Program clients are living below 200% of the federal poverty level. 50% of our Food Program clients are living with HIV/AIDS. 50% of our Food Program clients are living with other illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, and kidney disease or are unable to purchase their own food because they are elderly or disabled.
All food program volunteers receive a free meal prepared by our kitchen staff (Mon through Fri) between the hours of 12pm and 1pm!
Commitment: 3-4 hours per week, Tuesday through Thursday - days or early evenings depending on the day, 3 month minimum.
Report to: Warehouse Assistant
Basic Function: Work in Chicken Soup Brigade warehouse organizing items, packaging fresh meals, and bagging groceries for weekly distribution.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Maintain confidentiality and follow Lifelong AIDS Alliance policy and procedures. • Organize bags and menus for delivery and pick-up. • General duty projects. • Place meals and perishables in cooler and load satellite delivery vans. • Assist food delivery drivers in loading vehicles and assist clients carrying out food. • Assist with general cleanup efforts. • Must give at least two weeks notice for vacation/leave of absence/resignation. • Must notify Program Coordinator and Warehouse Assistant if unable to come in for a scheduled shift. • Maintain positive working atmosphere. • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Must possess good organizational skills. • Must be flexible, prompt, and reliable. • Must wear closed-toed shoes and sleeved shirt. • Maintain a high level of personal hygiene and follow food safety practices. • Ability to lift 30-40 lbs. • General knowledge of Lifelong AIDS Alliance food program. • Strict adherence to client confidentiality and professionalism.
Please fill out a volunteer application at http:lifelongaidsalliance.org/volapplication to apply today! After we process your application, we will invite you to attend our General Volunteer Orientation and HIV 101 Training class. You will be able to start volunteering within a week of attending the orientation.