Wauwatosa, WI – In 2015 The Salvation Army food pantry served 11,663 individuals, we’re looking for dedicated volunteers who can help us continue that level of service in 2016 with a commitment of at least 2 afternoons each week from 11:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Working side-by-side with Salvation Army staff, food pantry volunteers will perform the following duties:
· Pack bags according to family size
· Stock shelves
· Sort food & check for expired food
· Help unload delivery trucks
· Maintain a neat work area
· Break down boxes
· Assist clients in taking their bags to the car when asked
· Remove all waste at the end of the day
Those interested in this volunteer opportunity, may not receive services from the food pantry, must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, have good communication skills, the willingness to work in a diverse atmosphere and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment. A background check is required.
To volunteer visit www.SAmilwaukee.org.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (HumanNeedsIndex.org). Nationally, approximately 84 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide.