Food/Hunger

Food Pantry

Food Pantry - Shop along side our clients to ensure they get the right amount of food for their family

Crossroads Community Services exists to nourish out community's low-income families by providing nutritious food and supportive education. The Food Pantry Shopper will ensure our clients have enough food for their families each month!
May 27, 2019  8:30AM
3 Hours
2 Shifts Available
Volunteers Who Stepped Up
  • Danielle Carlile
  • Daronda Thompson
  • John Henderson
  • Leon Holmes
  • Lisa Cole
  • Spring Wilson
  • Victoria Egwudobi
  • Willie Hodges

More Details

Please fill out an application to get started:

http://www.ccsdallas.org/how-to-help/volunteering/volunteering.html


Responsibilities:

  •          Assist clients with their food selection in the client choice food pantry
  •          Restock pantry shelves and coolers throughout the day as needed
  •          Sort and prepare all fresh produce
  •          Assist clients to pack and load groceries into vehicles 
  •          Consolidate and organize pantry shelves throughout the day as needed

 

Time Commitment: Once a week for at least 3 hours. 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 able to stand/walk for up to 3 hours and lift up to 25 pounds. Food Pantry volunteers must be at least 14 years old OR at least 10 years old and accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Orientation and Training: All volunteers are required to attend and complete a volunteer orientation before starting their service. Food Pantry Shoppers will receive additional training from the Food Programs Manager.

Dress Code: All volunteers must wear closed toe shoes and come dressed to work both inside and outside.
 

Benefits: opportunities to practice Spanish; customer service experience; physical activity; direct client interaction

Appropriate For:

  •          Individuals looking to make a long-term commitment
  •          Groups up to 15 individuals
  •          Community service and short-term volunteers

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