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Sunday Market Gleaner in Capitol Hill, beginning June 23rd

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Jewish Family Service | Seattle, WA
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Jewish Family Service


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Published 5 months ago

Start Date

June 23, 2019

End Date

September 22, 2019

Schedule

Weekends

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


About 1,500 households visit the Polack Food Bank each month. The Food Bank operates a consumer-choice model where clients choose products according to their personal needs and preferences. Our goal is to provide people the food and toiletries they need with the dignity they deserve.

One way the Food Bank receives fresh produce is by gleaning it from the Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market, gathering leftover food from select vendors when the market starts packing up.

 

Shifts:

  • 2019 Season: Sunday, June 23 to September 22
  • Second and fourth Sundays of the month, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

·       Arrive at the Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market (in plaza of Seattle Central College at Broadway and Pine) no later than 2:45 p.m.

·        Help unload push carts and empty boxes from JFS van.

·        Ask vendors for produce donations.

·        Load produce into the JFS van and return to the Food Bank using your own transportation.

·        Bag and prepare gleaned produce for use.  

 

Requirements:

  • Age 16 or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. 
  • Reliability and punctuality.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Work in varying weather conditions, including hot temperatures and rain.
  • Work cooperatively with JFS staff and volunteers.
  • Successful completion of application process, including background and reference checks.


About 1,500 households visit the Polack Food Bank each month. The Food Bank operates a consumer-choice model where clients choose products according to their personal needs and preferences. Our goal is to provide people the food and…

Details at a glance

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  • Families Welcome

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Location

Seattle, WA

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