Our Saviour Center Food Bank
Our Saviour Center’s Food Pantry was founded in 1985 and today distributes over 450 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 distributing to those in need of food.
Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities:
Please note: All of these positions require standing or walking for several hours
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 and needed for our Walk-up clients; those clients who do not have cars.
Parking Lot Monitors – These positions are outside.
Client 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. These positions are located outside.
Back of House Fulfillment – 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 in our Drive-Thru distribution.
Food Pantry Volunteer hours:
Every Tuesday and Thursday 10am - 1pm
Food Pantry location:
4368 Santa Anita Ave.
El Monte, CA 91732
Covid-19 Precautions: All volunteers will be given gloves and face masks as personal protection equipment. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing an closed toed shoes.
All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines of the LA Regional Food Bank.
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