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Thank you for your interest in being a volunteer
for Operation Food Basket!

All volunteer opportunities (except Family Callers) are on December 21st

Which volunteer postion are you interested in? (all times are approximate)
(Some volunteer categories have limited positions. If your chosen position is full, please choose another option.)

Food Delivery Drivers
Time : Between 8:48 am – 12:30 pm
Deliver food to families throughout Monroe County

Fund Raising
Contact new potential Partner companies/organizations and solicit donations. Prepare and submit grant packages to foundations
Volunteers please contact Gary Mroczek

Box Builders
Time : 6:00 am – 11:00 am
Part of a team that will build over 2,000 boxes for shoppers. Can be a 60 lb weakling.

Corrugated Removal
Time: 6:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pick up empty/torn boxes the groceries were delivered in, put in trash cart or save for reuse. Can be a 60lb weakling.

Runners
Time: 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fill in where we need help.

Traffic Directors
Time: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Outdoor job. Dress warm. Control traffic flow into dock area.

Family Shoppers
Time: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Will be assigned a cart, put empty boxes on cart, push cart around to all food tables, read the sign indicating the family size and quantity of food, put food in boxes per this signs, must be able to follow directions Lots of walking and some lifting.

Check Out: Seal and Label Boxes
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Spot check groceries in boxes, seal boxes, apply labels. Must be able to peel labels.

Moving Skids
Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Operate hand pallets to move filled boxes to docks. Must be able to operate a hand pallet.

Car Loaders
Time: 8:45 am – 12:30 pm
Load filled boxes in cars, will be inside dock but dress for cold weather. Requires some heavy lifting. Need a strong back.

For Family Callers contact Jana Thompson
This is done the week of Nov 28 - Dec 1.
This position contacts families that are assigned to them to verify their address/phone number and house description. Need to input addresses into Google Maps and print direction for each family assigned. Great for high school kids looking for Community involvement credits.