Food Rescue Volunteer - San Diego Food Bank

Published

07/12/2018

Start Date

07/23/2018

End Date

08/27/2018

Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation - Kitchens for Good
404 Euclid Ave San Diego CA 92114
San Diego
CA
92114
United States

Description

ROLE: On a weekly basis, our Food Rescue Volunteer uses their personal vehicle to pick up produce from the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank in Sorrento Valley. After arriving to the site, the Volunteer collects the desired items into plastic milk crates and then returns to the Kitchens for Good facility.


PURPOSE: The produce delivered by volunteers is used by our students to practice their culinary skills  and later prepared into healthy meals for local hunger relief agencies serving populations experiencing hunger.


ACTIVITIES:

  • Driving and communicating with partner agencies and KFG chefs
  • Collecting produce on-site and packing it into crates


PICK-UP ROUTE:

  1. Partner Site Location: 9850 Distribution Ave, San Diego, CA 92121
  2. End Location: Kitchens for Good, 404 Euclid Avenue,  San Diego, CA 92114


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to pass DMV Driving Record Screening and proof of automobile insurance
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and have access to a cell phone
  • Must be punctual, courteous, and prioritize safe driving practices


SUPPORT: Food Rescue Volunteers participate in an orientation and “ride along” training guided by the Volunteer Coordinator. A schedule of shifts and protocol for shift coverage will be provided.


GET INVOLVED: Want to become a Kitchens for Good Food Rescue Volunteer? Please email volunteer@kitchensforgood.org or call (619) 800-7311 to express your interest in this role.


Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

nina@kitchensforgood.org
http://www.kitchensforgood.org/volunteer

Please email Nina at nina@kitchensforgood.org to set up a training shift.


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