Volunteers Needed for the 2019 Holiday Distributions. Can you help?
We need your help! Hundreds of volunteers are needed to make food basket distributions and the Toystore a success. Groups of all sizes are welcome!
Thanksgiving Volunteer Positions
Sign up yourself, your family or your group to help with the 2019 Thanksgiving Food Basket Distribution on November 23rd!
Grocery Carry Out
Assist clients by carrying their bags of food to their vehicle. Volunteers for this job should dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for lots of walking.
Assist event organizers with things like crowd control, volunteer and client check-in, volunteer food service, and filling in for other volunteers on restroom and lunch breaks.
Waiver and Release of Liability
All volunteers are required to sign a Waiver and Release of Liability. You can speed up the process of checking in by printing the Waiver and bringing it with you the day you volunteer.
Christmas Volunteer Positions
Toy Store Setup Week
Monday, Dec. 16 through Friday, Dec. 20
Sort, move and pack toys to prepare for the distribution day.
Christmas Toy Store & Food Distribution Day
Saturday, December 21
Toy Store Carry Out
Assist shoppers by carrying their bags of toys to their vehicle. Volunteers for this job should dress appropriately for the weather and for lots of walking.
Food Carry Out
Lead clients to tables to receive non-perishable and refrigerated groceries and then carry bags to the client’s vehicle for them. Dress for the weather. Volunteers should be able to stand while waiting to assist clients, be able to walk for extended periods, and be able to carry groceries.
Toy Store Shopper Helper
Help shoppers make sure they get all the toys they are eligible for and assist them in choosing items. Volunteers for this job will be inside and will be on their feet for their whole shift. Minimum Age = 14
May include kitchen help, crowd control, volunteer check-in, or others. We will give you a job when you get here! This is a good position for those unable to work a full shift. Volunteers are able to sit through most or all of the shift if they need to.
Toy Store Table Worker
Set out toys as needed at and assist shoppers in selecting toys for the family. Table workers may be assigned to a table with toys for a particular age group or may be assigned to tables distributing wrapping paper, games, etc. Min. Age = 14
*Great for youth groups, scouts, and high school & college organizations.
Pack and load Holiday Center items to be transported back to Crosslines, and complete various tasks to leave the facility clean and in order.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
If you can’t make it to the Toystore or food distribution but still want to help, we are always looking for volunteers in our pantry. Check out our website for more information.
Contact Bambie at 865-1076 ext. 103 to volunteer at the pantry or to donate money, food, toys or gift wrap to the Holiday Center.