Food Rescue Volunteer (San Diego Food Bank)


Published:

12/21/2017

Start Date

02/06/2018

End Date

04/10/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

404 Euclid Avenue
Suite #102
San Diego
California
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.


TIME & COMMITMENT: 9am-10am - Tuesdays; Weekly or Biweekly; 2-month commitment


ACTIVITIES:

  • Driving and communicating with partner agencies and KFG chefs
  • Gleaning 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 prioritizes 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 (858) 472-8413 to express your interest in this role. Our Volunteer Engagement Team will respond to you within three business days regarding your next steps.



Benefits

Training Provided

How To Apply

nina@kitchensforgood.org

https://kitchensforgood.org/wp-content/uploads/Position_-Food-Rescue-Volunteer-SDFB.pdf

Email Nina at nina@kitchensforgood.org or call (858) 472-8413 to express your interest in this role.


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