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Volunteers Needed for Senior Services

Mobile Food Pantry Volunteer

Hours: 12PM-2PM

Schedule: Every 4th Wednesday of each month weather permitting (except December and January)

Location: Rossville Mobile Food Pantry

Mobile food pantries distribute fresh produce and other nutritious foods to families in need at sites where access to food assistance is limited. Volunteers will be asked to:

  • Provide support in bagging and loading foods into cars as customers arrive
  • Assist with clean-up and getting rid of trash at the end of the event

Desired Skills:

  • Have a commitment to Community Action
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Able to keep client information confidential
  • Dependable, independent, and compassionate
  • Ability to stand for the entire duration of the volunteer activity
  • Willingness to be outside in any weather elements
  • Lifting is required, unless you have lifting restriction

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 12 years old
  • Must provide your own transportation to mobile food pantry

All volunteers interested in this opportunity will be interviewed by the Senior Services Coordinator staff, who will provide training on mobile food pantries, nutrition, and volunteer expectations. All supplies need to bag supplies will be provided.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Alice Schimmel at 785-235-9296.