Thursday, January 27, 9:00 PM UTC
Beaverton First United Methodist Church - Free Food Market
Shift Description and Tasks
Free Food Markets provide fresh produce and other culturally-relevant foods directly to people who need it. Volunteering provides a fun and meaningful way to engage in Oregon Food Bank's mission. You may be asked to perform any of the tasks below.
- Setting up tables and food display
- Repackaging food into family-sized portions
- Greeting people as they arrive
- Facilitating sign-in and tracking participation
- Cleaning up after the distribution
- New Volunteers are required to complete the New Volunteer Application before you attend your first shift.
- Those doing community service for court order may attend, but an Oregon Food Bank timesheet is required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
- Please continue to bring and be prepared to wear a mask/face covering to offsite volunteer shifts.
- Follow social distancing practices
- Minimum Age for this shift is 16
- Ability to stand, sit, and squat; some tasks require lifting up to 40 lbs
- Willingness to work outdoors in varied weather conditions.
How-To Sign Up:
To ensure volunteers can access and manage their own schedules, our new system requires a unique email address for each individual. If you’d like to sign up a child or friend, please use their email address. Additional options in our Sign Up How-To.
Any questions email us at email@example.com.
The Oregon Food Bank is doing everything we can to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic and ensure our food assistance system remains strong. We are committed first and foremost to the health and safety of our community - to our clients, volunteers, and partners.
Please go online, cancel your shift, and consider other ways to contribute during this crisis, if you or someone in your household:
- Has a cough, fever 99.5 or higher, or any type of respiratory illness (seek medical advice).
- Has headaches, tiredness, body aches, chills, sore throat, sneezing, stuffy or runny nose, difficulty breathing, loss of taste/smell, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea.
- Has been in close contact with or caring for someone who is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19.
- If you're a returning resident or you've traveled to Oregon from outside the state, see Oregon Health Authority requirements.