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Duration

3 - 4+ hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Weekly

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Volunteers are needed to: Pack and deliver groceries on Sunday distribution days. Children are welcome. See our upcoming distribution dates in the chart below.  Pack bags - We need help carefully pre-packing hundreds of bags on weekdays. Adults are preferred but a supervised child, age 12+, may participate (due to space limitations, only one volunteer under 17 years old per family). Assist during Marketplace ”Volunteers help with set up, packing groceries, and distributing them during our curbside pick-up distribution for our clients on one Tuesday and/or Wednesday each month. Volunteers must be at least 17 years old. A supervised child, age 14+, may participate (due to space limitations, only one volunteer under 17 years old per family).

What's Needed To Complete

An automobile for grocery deliveries.

Special Requirements

All volunteers 18 and older must undergo a CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) background check processed by JF&CS and completed approximately two weeks prior to the distribution.

How It Makes A Difference

The mission of Family Table is to end hunger in the Greater Boston Jewish community while serving people who need our assistance regardless of religious affiliation. Family Table fulfills its mission by providing kosher food, creating a caring Jewish connection, and empowering people to make healthy eating a part of their daily lives.

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site

Instructions

Sign Up to Volunteer: If you would like to help, please fill out this https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=192551753" target="_blank" rel="noopenerapplication form. If you have questions, contact Family Table at mailto:familytable@jfcsboston.org" target="_blank" rel="noopenerfamilytable@jfcsboston.org or 781-693-5593. Choose a https://www.jfcsboston.org/About/Upcoming-Events/Upcoming-Events/family-table-distribution-day-scheduledate and location that works for you. Ask your grown-up to fill out an https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=192551753" target="_blank" rel="noopenerapplication form or contact us with any questions at mailto:familytable@jfcsboston.org" target="_blank" rel="noopenerfamilytable@jfcsboston.org or 781-693-5593. Please let us know you learned about this opportunity through Create the Change® ® ® ®. Once you fill out an application, you or your grown-up will be sent a Volunteer Forms Packet (including CORI background check) which must be completed by anyone 18+ and returned 2 weeks before your planned volunteer date. You will receive an email with instructions and social distancing guidelines for the day of your event. Enjoy! .

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