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Individual Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are the heart of MOM and vital to the success of all programs. Listed below are many of our current volunteer opportunities for individuals who are able to commit to volunteering on a regular and on-going basis. Click on the 'Show More' button below each opportunity to learn more and the 'Apply' button if you are interested in submitting an inquiry form.  
We also have one-time volunteer opportunities available to pack refrigerated, frozen, and shelf stable items into grocery bags and stage the orders for next day delivery. Please note that you will stand and walk throughout these volunteer shifts. 

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Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

Guest Check-In/Registration

Be part of a team that provides a dignified and respectful shopping experience for guests accessing the MOM food pantry by:

  • Warmly greet guests, donors, visitors, and staff 
  • Check in certified MOM guests or register uncertified guests
  • Receive incoming calls to the Distribution Center
  • Maintain an organized, clean work station, reception area, and guest restrooms
  • Assist the Food Security Managers with miscellaneous administrative tasks to create and maintain appropriate records of Food Pantry and Clothing Center use

The ideal volunteer will be available for a minimum of one weekly volunteer shift for at least 6 months. Of course, this is with the understanding that a volunteer may need flexibility for vacation, sickness, appointments, etc. 

Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

Guest Check-Out Assistant - Food Pantry

Be part of a team that provides a dignified and respectful shopping experience for guests accessing the MOM food pantry by:

  • Warmly greet Food Pantry guests when they are ready to check out
  • Measure and record food weight for each guest when they have completed their shopping
  • Assist guests to their vehicles, if needed
  • Maintain a clean and organized work station
  • Assist with other Food Pantry tasks, as needed

The ideal volunteer will be available for a minimum of one weekly volunteer shift for at least 6 months. Of course, this is with the understanding that a volunteer may need flexibility for vacation, sickness, appointments, etc.

Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

Guest Greeter - Food Pantry

Be part of a team that provides a dignified and respectful shopping experience for guests accessing the MOM food pantry by:

  • Warmly welcoming food pantry guests, explaining the pantry flow, and offering assistance, as needed
  • Assist with other Food Pantry tasks, as needed and as time allows

The ideal volunteer will be available for a minimum of one weekly volunteer shift for at least 6 months. Of course, this is with the understanding that a volunteer may need flexibility for vacation, sickness, appointments, etc.

Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

Stocker/Sorter/Guest Helper - Food Pantry

Be part of a team that provides a dignified and respectful shopping experience for our guests when you:

  • Sort and stock food donations during open pantry hours
  • Provide shopping assistance to pantry guests, as requested
  • Offer emergency food bags, if needed
  • Collect donations

The ideal volunteer will be available for a minimum of one weekly volunteer shift for at least 6 months. Of course, this is with the understanding that a volunteer may need flexibility for vacation, sickness, appointments, etc.

Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

Warehouse Receiving & Unloading - Distribution Center

Help ensure that the MOM food pantry inventory is augmented, maintained, organized, and safe so that MOM guests can receive the nutrition they need to thrive.

You will join an experienced team of volunteers to:

  • Represent MOM’s values during food rescue,  food drives, or while unloading food delivery trucks
  • Safely label and store incoming food in 3 different temperature zones
  • Miscellaneous tasks to keep the warehouse area in the Distribution Center clean, organized, and running smoothly
  • Work as part of a team to complete all tasks in a safe manner (including team lifting)

The ideal volunteer will be available for a minimum of one weekly volunteer shift for at least 6 months. Of course, this is with the understanding that a volunteer may need flexibility for vacation, sickness, appointments, etc.

Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

Clean Team - Food Pantry

Help us make the Food Pantry shine for those we serve and to maintain best practices for health and safety. Join several other volunteers on Thursdays* from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Sweep the floors, vacuum rugs, wipe down food counter-tops, mop floors, etc. We need your help once a week, every other week, or even once a month! 

Click on "Show More" button below for prerequisites.

*Tuesdays will be added in the near future.

Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

Clothing Center

You can help MOM provide good quality clothing to those we serve by:

  • Greeting, assisting, and checking out guests
  • Kindly accepting clothing donations
  • Helping to organize and display clothing in the shopping area
  • Being available for a regular shift - weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly
Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

Donation Attendant - Distribution Center

You can help make it possible for MOM to have an incoming supply of food and clothing for MOM guests. As a Donation Attendant you will:

  • Warmly greet food and/or clothing* donors at the Distribution Center and follow established messaging outline
  • Help donors fill out a donation slip and make sure the information is complete
  • Sort food donations, as time permits
  • Clean and tidy volunteer area at end of shift

The ideal volunteer will be available for a minimum of one regular shift on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis for at least 6 months. Of course, this is with the understanding that a volunteer will likely need flexibility for vacations, sickness, appointments, etc.

Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

Scheduler - Seniors Program

Support the Seniors Program at the MOM Main Office! Arrange transportation for or food delivery to seniors from a list of available volunteers. Tasks include updating Google Sheets logs, listening to voicemail, making phone calls, and sending emails. 

The ideal volunteers will be available regularly on Thursdays or Fridays for about 2-3 hours per week.

Volunteer Opportunity:

In Your Car

Volunteer Driver (Rides) - Seniors Program

Help seniors by providing door-to-door transportation to their appointments. 

Volunteer Opportunity:

In Your Car

Volunteer Driver (Food Delivery) - Seniors Program

Enjoy time in the car? Some seniors do not have transportation to the MOM Food Pantry but need support to maintain food security. Volunteers pick up senior food orders at MOM and deliver the orders to seniors during regular food distribution sessions. 

Volunteer Opportunity:

In the Community

Help a Senior with Light Chores - Seniors Program

Some seniors in our community need a bit of help to keep things tidy, organized, or maintained so that they can remain in their independent household. Enjoy a one-time chore or developing a relationship with your senior as you help on a recurring basis. 

All homesites are visited and approved by a MOM case manager.

Volunteer Opportunity:

In the Community

Clutter Care Volunteer - Seniors Program

Is organization your superpower or would you like it to be?

You can directly help senior clients maintain their independence by providing indoor chore help specifically targeting clutter. Clutter affects safety in the home and housing stability.

Collaborating with the MOM Seniors Program Manager and individual seniors. you will help create and carry out a plan to declutter a senior’s home. 

Qualifications:

  • Dependable, friendly, compassionate, and patient
  • Ability to see multiple ways to accomplish a task
  • Willingness to conform to the wishes of the senior and find satisfaction in incremental progress
  • Flexibility as this new volunteer assignment evolves

 

Volunteer Opportunity:

At MOM

General Volunteer Interest

If you do not see a volunteer opportunity that interests you currently listed above, please fill out the Inquiry Form and be sure to share how you might like to donate your time to further the MOM mission to create food security and housing stability.

 

Volunteer Interest Form

This form is the first step in becoming a MOM volunteer! After you hit 'Submit', we will follow up with you as quickly as possible about current openings. All information given on this form is kept strictly confidential and will NOT be shared with outside sources.

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