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Biz Markie's Emergency Food Pantry

Biz Markie's Emergency Food Pantry | Volunteer | Food Distribution

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Biz Markie's Emergency Food Pantry | Volunteer | Food Distribution
Biz Markie's Emergency Food Pantry | Volunteer | Food Distribution

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Oct 27, 2023, 11:00 AM – 11:05 AM

Biz Markie's Emergency Food Pantry, 2139 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10027, USA

About the event

Overview:

Biz Markie's Emergency Food Pantry in Harlem is seeking dedicated and compassionate volunteers to join our team. As a volunteer, you will play a crucial role in helping us fulfill our mission of alleviating food insecurity and providing essential resources to families facing financial hardship in our community. Your time and effort will make a significant difference in the lives of those we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Food Distribution: Assist in the efficient distribution of groceries to families in need. This may involve sorting, packing, and distributing food items.
  2. Client Assistance: Provide a welcoming and respectful atmosphere for pantry visitors. Offer guidance and support to clients as they navigate the pantry.
  3. Inventory Management: Help maintain an organized pantry by monitoring and restocking food items as needed. Ensure that all items are safe for consumption and within their expiration dates.
  4. Sanitization and Cleanliness: Assist in maintaining a clean and sanitized environment to ensure the health and safety of our clients and volunteers.
  5. Community Engagement: Engage with pantry visitors in a friendly and empathetic manner. Foster a sense of community and trust among clients.
  6. Assistance with Special Events: Participate in special events and initiatives organized by the pantry, such as holiday food drives or fundraising efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Compassion and empathy for individuals and families facing food insecurity.
  • Ability to work well in a team and with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor.
  • Reliability and punctuality.
  • Willingness to follow pantry guidelines and safety protocols.

Time Commitment: 

Volunteer shifts are typically 11am-2pm and are available on Fridays. We appreciate any time you can commit, whether it's on a weekly or occasional basis.

Benefits:Volunteering at Biz Markie's Emergency Food Pantry is a rewarding experience that allows you to make a positive impact on your community. As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Give back to those in need.
  • Build meaningful connections within your community.
  • Develop valuable teamwork and communication skills.
  • Gain a sense of fulfillment and purpose by contributing to a vital cause.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with Biz Markie's Emergency Food Pantry in Harlem, please RSVP  for the date you are availble by getting one of these free tickets. 

We look forward to welcoming you as part of our dedicated team and working together to make a positive impact on the lives of families in need within our community.

After you have secured your ticket pease contact Wanda 24 Hours or more before at 718-312-9558 to confirm your spot!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us!

Tickets

  • Food Distribution Volunteer

    Food Distribution Volunteers play a critical role in ensuring the efficient distribution of groceries to families in need. Responsibilities include sorting, packing, and distributing food items, as well as maintaining an organized and welcoming distribution area. This role involves direct interaction with pantry visitors and requires a friendly demeanor and a willingness to assist clients as they select their groceries.

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