Food/Hunger

Food Pantry

Client Intake - Looking to practice your Spanish? Sit down one-on-one with our clients to help them navigate through our Nutrition-Based Food Program

Crossroads Community Services exists to nourish out community's low-income families by providing nutritious food and supportive education. The Client Intake Volunteer will ensure the efficiency and quality of the client intake process.
Feb 04, 2019  8:30AM
3 Hours
2 Shifts Available
Volunteers Who Stepped Up
  • Linda Yzaguirre

More Details

To get started, please fill out a volunteer application here: 
http://www.ccsdallas.org/how-to-help/volunteering/volunteering.html


Responsibilities:

  •          Receive clients from waiting room in order that they were processed
  •          Capture research-quality data, including client height and weight and administer the client intake survey
  •          Work with the client through the process of selecting their food for the visit
  •          Provide relevant documents and resources including any wraparound services
  •          Connect clients with food pantry volunteers


Time Commitment: Once a week for at least 3 hours with a minimum commitment of 2 months. Available hours are as follows:

  •          Monday: 12:30 – 3:30pm
  •          Tuesday: 8:30 – 11:30am and 12:30 – 3:30pm
  •          Wednesday: 8:30 – 11:30am and 12:30 – 3:30pm
  •          Thursday: 8:30 – 11:30am and 12:30 – 3:30pm
  •          Friday: 8:30 – 11:30am

 

Qualifications: Volunteers must be friendly, customer-service focused and open to working with individuals from any background. English/Spanish bilingual is strongly preferred, but not required. Basic computer skills needed.

Orientation and Training: All volunteers are required to attend and complete a volunteer orientation before starting their service. Client Intake Volunteers will receive additional training from the Food Programs Staff.

Benefits: opportunities to practice Spanish; relationship building; customer service experience; direct client interaction

Appropriate For: Individuals looking to make a long-term commitment.

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