The Ballard Food Bank (5130 Leary Ave NW) has made an announcement that they’re looking for new volunteers. They currently have over 135 volunteers who help out, but say they need help with the following:
Front Desk Volunteer Help clients check in (good computer skills are necessary.
Grocery Recovery Driver Help collect food from grocery recovery partners. Must be able to drive a 17-foot box truck with mirrors, and will have to acquire a Food Handler’s Permit within 30 days of start date.
Warehouse Volunteer Unload trucks, sort food, and stock. Must be able to do heavy lifting.
Hygiene Volunteer Package hygiene items, organize, and assist clients.
Closing Helper Assisting with closing and clean-up chores for 30-60 minutes after last client is served.
Volunteer hours are available between 8am – 7pm on Mondays and Thursdays, and 8am – 4pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. To learn more or to apply to be a volunteer, click here.