Volunteer Requirements

Volunteer Requirements Purpose Policy To ensure the safety of all volunteers working at the food shelf and confidentiality of the clients it serves. To maintain confidentiality of all food shelf clients. Volunteers will serve a six month probationary period. Volunteers may orient to intake when they have completed six months of volunteer duties in other positions […]

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Food Safety Changes

Effective January 31, 2016 Second Harvest Heartland and Partner Agencies collecting food donations will be required to practice and log all necessary food safety handling protocols utilizing a temperature probe on all refrigerated and frozen foods. These changes are necessary to our food safety and bring us into compliance with the changing food safety environment. […]

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VOLUNTEER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Packers Responsibilities:   Volunteer packers pack food items into boxes/bags for the client. Physical requirements include: standing, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 30 lbs.  Packer/s may assist the client with loading boxes/bags into vehicles as may be necessary. Volunteer will be expected to restock shelves during and/or after their shift. Volunteer may […]

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Saturday Food Rescue Volunteers Urgently Needed

We continue to have a great need for people to help with our food rescue program on Saturday’s. We are in DESPERATE need of volunteers for our Saturday food pickup’s at Coborns and Target in Otsego. Without volunteers to do, decisions will need to be made which will greatly impact our ability to continue this program.  Businesses involved with […]

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