Foodshare Call for Volunteers
FoodShare has an immediate need for Volunteers! Each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in September we could use up to 30 volunteers at Foodshare’s Drive-Thru Food Distribution at Rentschler Field, East Hartford. With many summer volunteers going back to school and others now working we need your help in recruiting more volunteers.
At Rentschler, the volunteer’s day begins at 8:00 am and goes through 12:30 pm. Social distancing will be enforced. Every volunteer will be expected to wear a mask, and wear sturdy, comfortable closed-toe shoes. Gloves will be provided. Don’t forget your sun screen lotion! As an additional screening tool, volunteers’ temperatures will be taken on site. Children ages 12-15 must volunteer with an adult/guardian; ages 16 and over can come on their own. Must be able to lift 20 pounds consistently during the 4.5 hour shift. Water and break times are provided.
Register to Volunteer at Rentschler Field:
Individuals – can sign up online at Foodshare’s VolunteerHub – listed as Produce Sorting – (Pop-Up Produce) – E. Hartford
VolunteerHub will list the number of volunteer slots that remain open on a specific day, if filled, please check another date.
Corporate Groups – are welcome, please call Edna Bailey at 860-856-4326
Shorter (about 1 hour) volunteer commitments are available at many of the 60+ local Mobile Foodshare sites.
Register to Volunteer at one of our 60+ local Mobile Foodshare sites:
Individuals – can sign up online at Foodshare’s Volunteer Hub – listed as Mobile Foodshare (by site/location)
For more information, please contact:
Jim Palma and Sarah Hill
Community Network Builders
450 Woodland Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002
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