THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
The Women’s Building, located in the heart of the Mission District, is a woman-led community space that provides services and advocacy for women and girls, and affordable space for nonprofits and community members.
Twice a week, they setup a weekly food pantry for immigrant and low-income families in need, transforming the auditorium into a Farmer’s Market, offering visitors an opportunity to choose fresh fruits and vegetables, canned goods, eggs, and bread.
You’ll help set up the food pantry, unboxing groceries, setting up stations, interact with participants, handing out food, helping bag the groceries, and breakdown the pantry and end of shift.
|Time commitment||2-2.5 hours|
|Day(s) of week||Thursdays|
|Time of day||8am-10:30am|
|Location||3543 18th Street, San Francisco|
|Languages||Monolingual English and Spanish, Bilingual English/Spanish|
|Physical requirements||Bending, standing, lifting up to 50lbs|
|Other||Must be over the age of 18 or 16 with parent permission
Can volunteer solo or in a pair
|Training||Basic training is provided at beginning of shift|
|HOW TO REGISTER + WHAT TO EXPECT|
|To register||Send an email to Citlali Ramos (firstname.lastname@example.org) to schedule a volunteer shift|
|What to expect during your shift||You’ll be given basic training at the beginning and assigned specific tasks throughout your shift
You will be interacting directly with clients; expect to work directly with diverse populations. The food pantry’s goal is to decrease food insecurity with culturally appropriate food