Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Families, Low-income Communities, Other, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups
Collecting, Sorting & Packaging

Age Minimum (with Adult): 6+, Minimum Age:13+

Perishable Repack at Oregon Food Bank Beaverton (age 6+) *Hands On*

 

Hands On Managed projects offer you an opportunity to join a group of volunteers on a done-in-a-day project led by a Hands On Volunteer Leader

Eliminate hunger with the Oregon Food Bank at the West side location in Beaverton! Pack and sort donated food destined for agencies that directly serve low-income individuals and families throughout Oregon. Your presence makes a huge difference - plus it's a lot of fun!

Our group will be working in the perishable repack room, which is temperature controlled at about 50 degrees. Please dress appropriately for the temperature. Also, volunteers MUST wear closed toe/heel shoes or you will not be allowed to participate.

Parking is available on-site. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early in order to allow time for check in. For security reasons, the front doors will be locked 30 minutes after the start of the shift. If you are running late, call the Volunteer Leader listed in your confirmation email.

Take a minute to review the Oregon Food Bank Volunteer FAQ before you attend.

Court-Ordered Volunteers: You will need to contact Oregon Food Bank directly to determine whether you are eligible to volunteer. Please contact Jenifer Naas at volunteer@oregonfoodbank.org or 503.972.2993

Keywords: free_the_future

 

Project Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 6 years of age or older to attend this project; any volunteer under age 13 must attend with a parent or adult chaperone.

  • All volunteers under 18 are required to bring TWO waivers signed by their parent or legal guardian -- one for Hands On and one for Oregon Food Bank. Please download, complete, and bring these waivers with you on the day of the project:

  • If you plan to bring your children or other guests to the event, you MUST reserve slots for them. Please create a Volunteer Team, then sign up your team for this project.
    PLEASE NOTE: If you are signing up as a Team, you are limited to reserving 8 slots. If you have more than 8 in your group, please sign up through the Oregon Food Bank's Group Sign Up page.

  • The Volunteer Action Center is a bustling place and only unlockable lockers are available for purse/bag/coat storage during the project. Please leave your valuables at home.

Click "Sign Up" below to reserve your spot! Need help signing up? Call 503-200-3355.

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