Make a difference for hungry families in your community

Published

11/05/2018

Address

1100 E 18th Ave
Denver
CO

United States

Description

Volunteer play a vital role in Metro Caring success and serve in a variety of rewarding and flexible ways. Specifically volunteer are welcome to serve as 

- Market Assistant: This position will help participants select food items while they shop in our market. It is a customer service focused position and is great for volunteers who want to interact with participants.


- Warehouse Assistant: Volunteers in our warehouse will help will help inspect, clean, sort and box food donation deliverers. This area does not require heavy lifting. It is also a great experience for group who want to work together.


- Welcome Desk Assistant: This position is the face of Metro Caring. Volunteers will greats participant as they enter, check in participants, schedules appointments, and answers phones. It is a customer service focused position and is great for volunteers who want to interact with participants.


- Nutrition Education: This positions is for those with interest and experience in nutrition. Using a previously developed nutrition curriculum, these educators offer brief nutrition classes to children or adults.


- Gardening Education: For those with a green thumb, this position will help in our greenhouse and garden. 


- Community Navigator: This positions is a long term volunteer opportunity and serves as a level 1 case manager for participants. Specially they will, meet one-on-one with participants to conduct a needs assessment and connect participants with Metro Caring’s services and offer resources and referrals to outside agencies when necessary.

Flexibility

Volunteer schedules are flexible and fall within the hours of 9am-4pm Monday through Friday and Tuesday evenings from 5:30pm-8:30pm. There are also one-time group opportunities. We are conveniently located in uptown Denver.

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

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