Grocery Delivery Assistant

Last date was Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022 from 9:15am to 1:00pm (ET)
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About

This volunteer event has the greatest need for volunteer assistance and involves directly distributing food to our clients by assisting our delivery driver on their regular routes. 

The Lena Watkins Senior Brown Program is aimed to assist elderly struggling with food insecurity by providing a substantial bag of food for food assistance. These 35-40 pound brown paper bags are filled with a variety of nutritious, shelf-stable foods and beverages with additional produce and dairy product. This position not only assists in distributing food to our clients, but also in picking up donations from local grocery stores on our driver's regular route. 


Responsibilities: 
Volunteers assigned to this position will ride along with our delivery driver in a Food Bank van to deliver 35-pound grocery bags to a list of individual clients. For each location, the volunteer will walk a bag to the client's door, ring the doorbell and notify them of a Food Bank delivery, and return back to the Food Bank van. Some locations for delivery may be shared living facilities in which you may assist the driver in delivering bags to the correct numbered dormitory. 

When assisting in recieving donations, the volunteer will simply help load and organize donated product into the vehichle and assist in unloading and organizing food by category for inventory purposes after returning to the Food Bank. 

Because of the time-sensitivity for this event, it is crucial that volunteers have arrived at the facility and signed in by 9:15AM for departure by 9:20AM. Because this position is off-site, a bathroom during this shift may not be guaranteed (although the driver may be able to stop at a public restroom during deliveries if requested, although not guaranteed). While this shift is posted from 9:15AM to 1:00PM, depending on the delivery schedule, volunteers may complete this activity earlier, but not later, than listed and will be credited the full allotted time for this event.



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Age Limit
18 and up
Requirements
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Requirement Details
The Food Bank of North Georgia is committed to the health and safety of our clients, staff, and volunteers. At this time, masks are optional but welcomed for volunteers that are able to show one-time proof of vaccination or negative test results within 48 hours of every intended volunteer event. Volunteers may bring either test results or their Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card, a copy, or a picture for verification. All unvaccinated volunteers unable to provide proof of negative test results will be required to wear a face mask over both the nose and the mouth at all times within the facility. All volunteers will be required to record their temperature upon arrival.
Parking Details
Any available parking at our facility is open to volunteers for this event. Once parked at the facility, please proceed to the orange door and ring the doorbell to be greeted by a Volunteer Department staff member and led to the Volunteer Check-In booth to sign your attendance for the volunteer event. There may be a breif waiting period before this event begins as the event begins when the driver has returned from a daily donation pickup.

Our Athens facility is located at 861 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, GA, 30607.
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