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West Houston Chapter-AACN Group Volunteer Opportunity at Houston Food Bank November 19, 2016 8AM-12N

Posted over 2 years ago by Edith Woltman

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We look forward to having West Houston Chapter- AACN group volunteer with Houston Food Bank at our Warehouse location on 11/19/2016 from 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM.  WHC reserved 20 spaces for your group of which 10 are for youth and 10 are for adults.

Please use the link  below so everyone from our group to register: http://houstonfoodbank.civicore.com/index.php?section=indGpRegistrations&action=conditional&fwID=22840 . If you have any additional questions, please contact the Houston Food Bank's volunteer team at vtran@houstonfoodbank.org.

Additional Information

Volunteer support is critical to our mission of leading the fight against hunger!  The Houston Food Bank utilizes volunteers six days a week at our Main Warehouse. Whether you come out as an individual or part of a group, we are certain you will have an enjoyable, positive experience.


Volunteers MUST be at least 6 years old and supervised by parent or guardian throughout the      shift.  All volunteers under the age of 18 also need a completed Youth Volunteer Consent Form signed by a parent or guardian.  A copy of this form can be downloaded by clicking the RESOURCES tab      on your Volunteer Profile page.   Please plan to arrive at least fifteen minutes before your scheduled volunteer shift so you can check in, receive instructions and start on  time.  If you arrive after the start of your shift, you may have to wait up to 30 minutes for orientation and assignment.  If members of your group arrive late, we cannot guarantee they will be able to join you in your assigned project area.

Description of Duties

Varies with the makeup volunteers for shift. Most of the projects at the warehouse involve inspection, sorting, and repackaging of donated food items for community distribution.

Address 535 Portwall St. Houston, TX. 77029

From Downtown:  Take IH-10 east and exit Gellhorn St. (exit #774).  Make a U-turn at Gellhorn, stay on feeder and turn right on Portwall St.

Parking Information

If space permits it, you may park in the front parking lot, but in the event of a large volunteer turnout, you may be directed to our overflow lot located behind the building.

Attire Information

How to Dress?  Closed-toe shoes REQUIRED - smashed toes are no fun, so we strongly enforce this safety precaution.  Casual dress, long pants (preferred), t-shirt with sleeves.

Important tips and reminders for your upcoming volunteer shift:

For your safety, personal belongings are not allowed in project areas:  Due to limited locker space, we ask that you lock your purse, jackets, backpacks and any other valuables in your vehicle before checking-in.

Special needs? Just let us know:  If you require any special accommodations just let us know before your volunteer shift so we can plan accordingly.

Checking-In Please have the bar code shown(attached) with you when you come to volunteer for this shift.  In lieu of printing this page, the Houston Food Bank has free WIFI which will allow you to go paperless - simply display the QR code on your cell phone and scan-in when you arrive.We look forward to seeing you and thanks for helping feed hungry neighbors across 18 counties!