Volunteers needed on Saturday, July 22nd for a rare Saturday activity. Check the calendar: signup.com/saturday-activity

WAREHOUSE (Sign up for shifts using our NEW Sign-up software!)

Qualifications:

  • FFO warehouse is open to volunteers from 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 5pm, Monday – Friday
  • Must be at least 12 years of age
  • Ages 12 -15 must be accompanied by adult; age 16 and over may be unaccompanied
  • All pre-court or court-mandated hours will be conducted ONLY in warehouse
  • MUST wear closed toe shoes! NO EXCEPTIONS!!

Tasks:

  • Pack food boxes, USDA bags, P3 packs
  • Unload trucks
  • Sort food, stock shelves, bag produce/frozen foods
  • Clean office, warehouse

Training:

  • Onsite during shift

FOOD PICKUPS (Please indicate this interest on the registration form)

Qualifications:

  • Ages 21 plus
  • Must use your own vehicle

Tasks:

  • Pick-up containers from FFO
  • Pick-up food from grocery store between 8 am and 11:30 am.
  • Pick up food from farmers market at noon, must arrive by 11:30 am
  • Return donated food to FFO

Training:

  • Minimal training required.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION (Indicate this interest on the registration form)

Qualifications:

  • Ages 21 plus
  • Must use your own vehicle

Tasks:

  • Pick-up food at FFO
  • Neighborhood Sites – 1 of 16 sites at 6, 6:30, or 7 pm, dependent on site.
  • Power Pack Delivery – deliver weekend food packs to a school between 10 am and 2 pm

Training:

  • Minimal training required

OFFICE HELP (Please indicate this interest on the registration form)

Qualifications:

  • Ages 18 plus
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office helpful

Tasks:

  • Front desk client intake
  • Shred, copy, clean
  • Data entry for letters, reporting
  • Newsletter
  • Assist with special events

Training:

  • Onsite during shift, except for Front Desk where 1 hour of training is required

WAREHOUSE (Please indicate this interest on the registration form)

Qualifications:

  • FFO warehouse is open for volunteering from 10 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Group are between 5 and 20 people (1 – 4 people see individual opportunities)
  • Must be at least 12 years of age
  • Ages 12 – 15 must be accompanied by an adult; over 16 may volunteer unaccompanied
  • MUST wear closed toe shoes. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!! 

Tasks:

  • Pack boxes, USDA bags, P3 packs
  • Unload trucks
  • Sort food, stock shelves, bag produce/frozen foods

Training:

  • Onsite during shift

Warehouse Volunteer Informational Flyer
HOLD A FOOD DRIVE – Food is our #1 need! Please help by collecting our most needed items.

Helpful documents to achieve your goal:

POWER PACK PROGRAM (P3)

Provide elementary-school students with a supplemental pack of food for the weekend. Each person in the group can bring an item that needs to go into the packs, put the packs together around a table and deliver them to us. We’ll then deliver them to one of the 29 schools we serve.

Helpful documents to achieve your goal:

FOOD PICKUPS (Please indicate this interest on the registration form)

Good for organizations or churches that can regularly pick-up from grocery stores or farmers’ markets allowing members to schedule in advance for pick-up day/s.

Qualifications:

  • Ages 21 plus
  • Must use your own vehicle

Tasks:

  • Pick up containers from FFO
  • Pick up food from grocery store between 8 am and 11:30 am.
  • Pick up food from farmers’ market at noon, must arrive by 11:30 am.
  • Return donated food to FFO

Training:

  • Minimal training required.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION (Indicate this interest on the registration form)

Good for: Church group can run a Neighborhood Site allowing parishioners to sign up for distribution day/s.

Companies, organizations, church groups can Adopt-A-School and distribute Power Packs on a regular basis

Qualifications:

  • Ages 21 plus
  • Must use your own vehicle

Tasks:

  • Pick up food at FFO
  • Neighborhood Site Distribution – 1 of 16 sites at 6, 6:30, or 7 pm, dependent on site.
  • Power Pack Delivery – deliver weekend food packs to a school between 10 am and 2 pm.

Training:

  • Minimal training required.

If we cannot meet your needs, here are some online sites that offer volunteer opportunities:

Creating a “Day of Service” welcomes meaningful teambuilding opportunities.

Options include:

Holding a Food Drive – Food is our #1 need! Please help by collecting our most needed items.

Helpful documents to achieve your goal:

Power Pack Program (P3) Packing Event

Provide elementary-school students with a supplemental pack of food for the weekend. Each person in the group can bring an item that needs to go into the packs, put the packs together around a table and deliver them to us. We’ll then deliver them to one of the 26 schools we serve.

Helpful documents to achieve your goal:

Volunteer in our Warehouse (Please indicate this interest on the registration form)

  • FFO warehouse is open for volunteering from 10 am to 5 pm, Monday thru Friday
  • Groups are between 5 and 20 people (fewer than 5, please see Individual Opportunities)
  • All participants must be 12 years of age

Tasks:

  • Pack boxes, USDA bags, P3 packs
  • Unload trucks
  • Sort food, bag produce or frozen foods
  • General cleaning

Warehouse Volunteer Informational Flyer