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Commodity Supplemental Food Program Volunteer

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Organization's mission: The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low income individuals who are 60 years and older with 30 pounds of nutritious USDA commodity food items such as dry pasta, cereal, canned meats and vegetables, and cheese.

What specific tasks will the volunteer(s) perform?

  • Have email and printer access to receive and print the list of monthly program participants, communicate and collaborate with SMAA’s Program Coordinator, staff and volunteers
  • Be discrete with the program participant list
  • Have access to reliable transportation
  • Accept delivery of the Commodity box pallets from Good Shepard Food Bank
  • Be able to lift and move 30 lb boxes of food
  • Track the individuals of monthly pickups and send the list back to SMAA with any additional updates/questions or concerns.

Qualities, experience & skills needed by the volunteers:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy, including familiarity with Internet, Microsoft Excel and Word, Email
  • Ability to operate office equipment
  • Ability to work and get along well with others from diverse backgrounds, sensitivity toward older adults and persons with disabilities

Schedule:  Once or Twice a month on a weekday for a 4-5 hours at a specific location



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