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Food Pantry Give Away

Location: El Monte CA, 91731

Date: 4/10/2020 Spots Remaining: 6

Description

Quick Overview:

Social Distancing Monitors – Bilingual Spanish or Mandarin or Korean or Vietnamese preferred. Position requires monitoring and enforcing the 6’ social distancing formation of clients as they wait in line for their food distribution. These positions are outside.

Parking Lot Monitors – Direct Food Pantry clients who are arriving and departing via car. These positions are outside.

Front of House Check-in – Again, bilingual Spanish or Mandarin or Korean or Vietnamese preferred. Position verifies client ID and notates client’s visit to the Food Pantry on that specific day.

Back of House Fulfillment and Distribution – Ability to fill and lift 10-20 pound bags of food for distribution to clients.

Food Bag Distribution – Ability to carry (2) 20-pound bags of food to clients who are waiting in their cars. This is a new process added due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mission or Broader Program Description: Our Saviour Center’s Food Pantry was founded in 1985 and today distributes over 227 tons of food to the food insecure in the San Gabriel Valley. All persons facing food insecurity are welcome at Our Saviour Center. At least (2) bags of food are given per household, once a week. Food is intended to be taken off site and consumed elsewhere. This is a food pantry, not a food kitchen.

Impact: Volunteers will be contributing to those families and individuals that are in need of food during this time of crisis with the Covid-19

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities:

be available  9am to 1:30pm

Food Pantry Distribution Schedule:

Tuesdays, 10:00 – 1:00

Thursdays, 10:00 – 1:00

We are exploring adding a third day of distribution and will alert when that occurs.


Requirements:
Volunteers need to be at least 18 years old and because of the COVID-19, we prefer volunteers be younger than 50 (for the protection of the volunteer).

 

Food Pantry Distribution Schedule:

Tuesdays, 10:00 – 1:00

Thursdays, 10:00 – 1:00

* We are exploring adding a third day of distribution and will alert when that occurs.

 


The volunteer duties could include the following:

 

Social Distancing Monitors – Bilingual Spanish or Mandarin or Korean or Vietnamese preferred. Position requires monitoring and enforcing the 6’ social distancing formation of clients as they wait in line for their food distribution. These positions are outside.

Parking Lot Monitors – Direct Food Pantry clients who are arriving and departing via car. These positions are outside.

Front of House Check-in – Again, bilingual Spanish or Mandarin or Korean or Vietnamese preferred. Position verifies client ID and notates client’s visit to the Food Pantry on that specific day.

Back of House Fulfillment and Distribution – Ability to fill and lift 10-20 pound bags of food for distribution to clients.

Food Bag Distribution – Ability to carry (2) 20-pound bags of food to clients who are waiting in their cars. This is a new process added due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

All volunteers will be given gloves and face masks as personal protection equipment. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing. In the event of rain, volunteers need to wear rain gear and bring their own umbrella, as they may have a volunteer activity that requires them to stand outside. With this said, we will do our best to station first-time volunteers inside.

Additional Details: Parking on lot is available.

Accessibility: Bilingual volunteers is a plus
 

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Disaster & Emergency Services
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