Freestore Foodbank Mayerson Distribution Center volunteer opportunities: Beginning On May 17th we will have 3 afternoon volunteer shifts available. Beginning on June 1st morning volunteer opportunities are available two mornings per week along with our 3 afternoon shifts per week, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Volunteer shifts are limited to 25 volunteers per shift.
Freestore Foodbank Large Distribution volunteer opportunities: we occasionally need volunteers at our Large Distributions. This volunteer task involves helping to place food in the trunks of cars as customers drive through the distribution line and collecting data from the customer. The volunteer would be working outside in all types of weather.
COVID-19 Volunteer Guidelines
Please know that during this challenging time we are doing everything possible to ensure your safety when you volunteer by:
If you have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 prior to 2 weeks of your volunteer event, you will not be allowed to volunteer.
All volunteers will be given a no-touch temp check upon arrival. Volunteers with a temperature of 100.4 or above (the recommended threshold from the CDC) will be asked to leave and reschedule their shift. Volunteers will be ask appropriate COVID-19 questions upon volunteer entry.
Entry into the main door of the Mayerson Distribution Center, will be one (1) volunteer at a time. Follow the duck feet on the sidewalk. (Special considerations for minors, ages 8 and up with their parent/guardian on family volunteer events.) Use Hand Sanitizer upon arrival.
Entry into the Liberty Street Market through the main entrance and up the ramp to the volunteer check in desk located on your right at the top of the ramp.
Providing several hand-washing stations – Please wash your hands upon arrival. Hand washing should last at least 20 seconds under warm water.
Deep cleaning – Freestore Foodbank staff are continuously doing deep cleanings at all of our volunteer locations.