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Food Pantry Assistant @ Jan Pruitt Pantry

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Catholic Charities Dallas


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Published 4 months ago

Recurring
July 28, 2020
8:00am CDT
August 27, 2020
3:00pm CDT
Weekdays
A few hours per month

Food Pantry Assistant @ Jan Pruitt Pantry

** PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP IF YOU DO NOT PLAN ON ATTENDING. CLEARANCE ITEMS MUST BE DONE BEFORE SHIFT. READ BELOW FOR CLEARANCE STEPS & LINKS. 

WE COUNT ON THE INDIVIDUALS WHO SIGN UP & IT HURTS THE FOOD PANTRIES WHEN INDIVIDUALS DO NOT FOLLOW THROUGH ON THEIR REGISTRATION.**

Thousands of individuals have been impacted by COVID and many find themselves unable to provide even the most basic necessities for themselves and their families: food. At CCD, we are meeting the call of this need through our food pantries and we are in need of your help!

Duties/Responsibilities (depending on role assigned):

- Checking in & registering clients (no direct contact)

- Bagging/boxing food

- Placing food in client vehicle trunks (no direct contact)

- Assisting with directing traffic

What makes a successful volunteer:

- Dependable & reliable

- Able to adhere to safety regulations set in place by agency

- Able to use hands to handle food items and lift medium-sized boxes (between 16 – 20 pounds)

- Ability to stand for hours at a time

- Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred, not required

Days & Time:

Tuesday - Thursday: 8AM - 3:30PM

We ask volunteers to commit to at least 3 shifts, however, one-time help is also welcomed!

Dress code:

Comfortable & casual (tennis shoes), dress for the weather

Safety Guidelines & PPE use: 

Must bring your own nose/mouth covering (masks, scarves, bandanas); gloves will be provided; social distancing (6ft) must be maintained.

Clearance procedures: 

Food pantry volunteers must go through CCD's volunteer clearance process which include steps: 

1) Create a Volunteer Hub profile 

2) Pass a CCD background check using this link & follow the instructions below: https://dallas.setanet.org/screening.php

- List "Catholic Charities" under your locations & "Food Pantry" as the Title

- Mark N/A for references. These are not required for food pantry volunteers.

 

Email Celeste Garcia at volunteer@ccdallas.org or call 469-801-8170 with any questions. Thank you for helping us answer the call and meet the need! 


** PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP IF YOU DO NOT PLAN ON ATTENDING. CLEARANCE ITEMS MUST BE DONE BEFORE SHIFT. READ BELOW FOR CLEARANCE STEPS & LINKS. 

WE COUNT ON THE INDIVIDUALS WHO SIGN UP & IT HURTS THE FOOD PANTRIES WHEN INDIVIDUALS DO NOT FOLLOW…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location

Location

Jan Pruitt Community Pantry

Lancaster, TX

How to Apply

Clearance Procedure:

Food pantry volunteers must go through CCD's volunteer clearance process which include steps: 

1) Create a Volunteer Hub profile 

2) Pass a CCD background check using this link & follow the instructions below: https://dallas.setanet.org/screening.php

- List "Catholic Charities" under your locations & "Food Pantry" as the Title

- Mark N/A for references. These are not required for food pantry volunteers.

 

Email Celeste Garcia at volunteer@ccdallas.org or call 469-801-8170 with any questions.

Thank you for helping us answer the call and meet the need! 

Clearance Procedure:

Food pantry volunteers must go through CCD's volunteer clearance process which include steps: 

1) Create a Volunteer Hub profile 

2) Pass a CCD background check…

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