Opportunity Overview: This volunteer opportunity is to work on a line to help pack boxes of nutritious food for local seniors that fall below 130% of the poverty line. These boxes are distributed to over 6,500 seniors each month across the region.
Parking and Entry: Please park in our back parking lot off the corner of Henry Ave and W Hunting Park or you can explore parking within the neighborhood. At the gate, security will have your name or the name of your group to allow entrance. A staff member will be out to greet you.
Physical Expectations: You’ll be expected to lift products (between 2-5lbs) to help pack boxes on an assembly line. It’s possible you may have to lift between 30-31lb boxes during the process.
What to Bring/Wear: Since you’ll be in Share’s warehouse for this opportunity, you’ll be required to wear closed-toed shoes. If you’re able, please bring a mask, gloves, and water bottle. If not, we have extras!
Location: This opportunity is held at Share’s warehouse at 2901 W Hunting Park Avenue.
Age Restrictions: Only ages 16+ are permitted to participate in this opportunity, and all minors must be accompanied by an adult. If you are under 16, please check out volunteer opportunities at our Nice Roots Farm: https://signup.com/go/tPmnPtK.
While At Share: Share has restrooms available in the packing area. For your safety, we ask that you do not wander the warehouse, and direct any questions to the staff members helping with packing.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding this volunteer experience, you can reach out to Onika Washington-Johnson, Volunteer Manager via email or phone : Owashingtonjohnson@sharefoodprogram.org or 215-223-2220 ext. 101 . Thanks again for your dedication to fighting food insecurity in Philadelphia!
Opportunity Overview: This volunteer opportunity is to work on a line to help pack boxes of nutritious food for local seniors that fall below 130% of the poverty line. These boxes are distributed to over 6,500 seniors each month across the…