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Help box up food for those in need

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Food Share, Inc.
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Oxnard, CA

Food Share, Inc.


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Help pack food into emergency boxes getting them ready for distribution to those who are hungry. 

Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5pm-8pm 

We need a minimum of 8 volunteers signed to not cancel the shift.

Be able to safely do repetitive lifting, twisting, and/or bending.

 Be able to safely lift and carry filled boxes weighing less than ten pounds and up to thirty-five pounds. (Be aware that at no time will you be asked or required to lift any weight beyond your known or perceived strength levels and capabilities.)

 Be able to stand for 3 hours.

 Appropriate suggested attire: Closed toed shoes are a must! Layered casual clothing. Anyone wearing flip flops or other inappropriate shoes will not be able to participate. Wearing any type of clothing, shoes or jewelry that may increase the risk of accident or injury on the job is restricted.

 Arrive on-site at the appointed time and day. If you are unavailable to attend, please remove yourself via the cancellation email or text you will receive as soon as you know you cannot make it. This gives any waiting list volunteers the opportunity to come in.

Minimum age is 12 and older with no age limit.

 Location: Food Share USA in the Surfaces USA building 380 Lombard Street, Oxnard, CA 93030

 On-site contact: Steve Thompson If you have any questions call Christina 805-290-3479

 Attire: casual clothing, closed toed shoes. Mask if you have one. If not, they will be provided. Gloves will be provided.

 Parking Information:

 Park in any open spaces directly in front of the 380 Lombard building. The building is a temporary space for Food Share and is titled Surfaces USA.  

Please do not park in front of the 390 Lombard building parking spaces.

These parking spots need to remain open for their business clients and guests. 

 When you all arrive: 

 Enter through the main door.

 Once in the building check in that you arrived for the activity on your mobile device or on the paper sign-in log. The location service must be on to sign in via the mobile device. There is also a link in the confirmation email or a text allowing sign up via the mobile phone. The confirmation email goes out two days prior and then a text box one day prior to event date.

 We depend on you to show up and get the food boxes packed getting them ready for distribution. If you cannot make it tonight, please cancel your shift by clicking on the cancellation link in your reminder email or reminder text. If you are having problems cancelling your shift, please notify volunteer@foodshare.com or call 805-290-3479 stating you need to cancel your shift.  

 Thank you for your support! We could not get through this tough time without you.


Help pack food into emergency boxes getting them ready for distribution to those who are hungry. 

Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5pm-8pm 

We need a minimum of 8 volunteers signed to not cancel the shift.

Be able to safely do repetitive…

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  • On-site Location

Location

Surfaces USA

building 380 Lombard Street, Oxnard, CA 93030

How to Apply

To participate you sign up via our website link here http://cerv.is/m?0303ggoH2bC

To participate you sign up via our website link here http://cerv.is/m?0303ggoH2bC

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