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  • Volunteer shift

    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

    Shift Requirements:

    • 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 volunteer@oregonfoodbank.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 volunteer@oregonfoodbank.org.

    COVID UPDATE

    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.
  • Volunteer shift

    Friday, January 28, 4:00 PM UTC

    Impact NW - 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

    Shift Requirements:

    • New Volunteers are required to complete the New Volunteer Application before you attend your first shift.
    • This shift is not eligible for Mandated Community Service
    • 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 volunteer@oregonfoodbank.org.

    COVID UPDATE

    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.
  • Volunteer shift

    5 shifts from January 25 to January 27

    Portland Open Bible - Partner Agency Support

    Shift Description

    Partner Agencies serve as the distribution centers that directly provide fresh produce and shelf-stable foods to people who need it. Volunteer work varies by site and provides a meaningful way to engage in Oregon Food Bank's mission. Your shift might entail one or more of the following tasks:

    • Unloading/loading food deliveries from trucks
    • Repackaging food into food boxes for families
    • Restocking tables
    • Greeting people as they arrive
    • Assisting with client intake
    • Loading food boxes into cars
    • Assisting with traffic direction
    • Cleaning up after the distribution

    Shift Requirements:

    • New Volunteers are required to complete the New Volunteer Application before you attend your first shift.
    • Not eligible for Mandated Community Service
    • 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.
    • Bilingual skills a plus (but not required): Russian or Mandarin

    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 volunteer@oregonfoodbank.org.

    COVID UPDATE

    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.
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