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Volunteers for Food Pantry

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Northshore Senior Center relies on a team of over 500 volunteers each year who help us meet our mission of serving people in our community.

Volunteers needed to help us at our Food Pantry

Days- Tuesdays ( ASAP) 

Time- 8 am to 1 pm


Every volunteer must be able to do all the jobs at the pantry. Masks are always required, along with gloves (the center will provide these items). 

Requirements:

 • Ability to frequently lift up to 50 pounds 

• Ability to provide great and respectful customer service to a diverse range of clients

 • Physically be able to move around, up, and down easily, standing, walking & moving in a fast-paced environment 

• Ability to take direction & work as part of a team 

• Cognizant of and willing to work within the restrictions/guidelines related to COVID-19 Job Duties: 

• Bring donations into the center when they are dropped off 

• Unpack donations, sort, and shelve them in appropriate containers 

• Compost & recycle as needed throughout the day; empty garbage as needed 

• Work with clients to determine their needs and bag their choices 

• Keep displays stocked 

• Assists in setting up the pantry (set up tables, display boxes, back-up boxes, move donation bins, etc.) 

• Receive bags and food items from baggers, place into carts, take carts to clients, disinfect carts when returned Pantry Shifts Currently the pantry is open on TU & SAT from 9am-noon, and TH from 5-8pm. As a volunteer, you would be expected to be at the center on TU & SAT from 8-12:30/1pm, and from 4-8:30 on TH (4 ½ hours). The pantry is changing its TH hours as of November 10, 2020. The new hours for TH will be 3-6pm (2-6:30 to volunteer). 


Every volunteer must work at least one shift/week and make a commitment of 2 months.

Please note that all volunteers must complete a background check as part of the approval process. Once your application has been processed, our volunteer coordinator will contact you to help identify a volunteer role that might be a good fit. 

Northshore Senior Center relies on a team of over 500 volunteers each year who help us meet our mission of serving people in our community.

Volunteers needed to help us at our Food Pantry

Days- Tuesdays ( ASAP) 

Time- 8 am to 1 pm


Every volunteer…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

Northshore Senior Center

10201 E Riverside Dr, Bothell, WA 98011, USA

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