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Volunteer

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 

Pantry / Warehouse Volunteers

The Job: sorting & stocking pantry shelves; sorting & packing deli, dairy, meat and produce from stores; staging for food distribution, beginning and end of shift cleaning

Shifts: Monday - Thursdays: 2-3 hour daytime shifts

Food Packers

The Job: shopping and packing bags for food distribution, beginning and end of shift cleaning

Shifts: Monday - Thursdays: 3pm – 5pm

 

Food Distribution Volunteers

The Job: Curbside Assistant: prepare carts, greet clients, load groceries in vehicles. Shopping Assistant: assist clients as they shop in the pantry, monitor client appointment time, bag groceries, and load in client vehicle. Beginning and end of shift cleaning

Shifts: Monday - Thursdays: 12pm – 3:30pm, Wednesdays Evenings: 4:00pm - 7:30pm

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Resource Volunteers

The job: Meets with clients (virtually) to provide financial assistance with past due rent & utilities. Also work to assist clients in connecting to other area resources that might be beneficial to them.

Skills needed: Alignment with WWCM values, administrative (paperwork, phone calls), computer (utilize internet resources & client database), ability to explore resources (make phone calls, check eligibility, research, etc), discerning good listeners.

Commitment: Three hour shifts, 1-2 times per week, Monday -Thursdays

Requires training with WWCM Case Managers. Please contact sherry.presnall@wwcm.org for more information.
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Front Desk Volunteers

The job: Answer phones and messages  during WWCM office hours. Scheduling clients for food pick up appointments, directing callers to appropriate staff members as needed.

Skills needed: Alignment with WWCM values, administrative (paperwork, phone calls), computer (utilize internet resources & client database), discerning good listener.

Commitment: Three hour shifts, 1-2 times per week, Monday -Thursdays and Wednesday evenings.

Requires training with WWCM Case Managers. Please contact sherry.presnall@wwcm.org for more information.

Volunteer Registration & Orientation

 

Due to Covid-19, we have new volunteer opportunities available.

  • Virtual orientations are held on a regular basis via GoToMeeting. The dates and times of upcoming orientations are listed below.
  • Prior to orientation, please review & complete our required Volunteer Guidelines, Interest Areas & Liability Waiver & email back to Sherry Presnall. Note: you will need to physically sign the waiver.
  • Due to Covid-19 restrictions that limit our capacity, at this time we are not accepting volunteers under 18 years-old.

June 29, 2022

ALL volunteers must follow these guidelines:

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE VACCINATED OR PROVIDE A NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULT DATED WITHIN 72 HOURS PRIOR TO THE VOLUNTEER SHIFT

WASH YOUR HANDS BEFORE STARTING YOUR WORK AND OFTEN THROUGHOUT THE DAY

WIPE YOUR AREA CLEAN BEFORE STARTING YOUR WORK & THROUGHOUT THE DAY

AT THIS TIME MASKS ARE OPTIONAL BUT CHANGES MAY BE MADE AS DATA IS PROVIDED FROM THE CDC OR WAKE COUNTY

WWCM will be CLOSED Dec. 24 - Jan. 2. Please hold all food donations until we reopen on Jan. 3.

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