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Mobile Pantry Corps

Join the mission of Second Harvest to create pathways to nutritious food. Meet other volunteers that share a common interest in making a difference in their community. Be a part of the Mobile Pantry Corps to distribute food out to communities in Erie, Huron, Lorain and Crawford Counties. Monthly Drive-thru Mobile Pantry will be at Black River Landing. Additional Mobile Pantry distribution sites will be added to CERVIS.

Volunteer Assignments for Drive Thru Mobile Pantry:

  • Assist with registering Community Members on PantryTrak before they receive food.
  • Set up stations with pallets, tables, and food.
  • Open and detrash cases of product. Restock stations to ensure the flow of the line.
  • Break down cardboard and clean up plastic during and after the Mobile Pantry.
  • Pre-bag food items on a needed basis.
  • Loading trunks of vehicles with food.
  • Directing vehicles during Mobile Pantry.
  • Assist with clean-up.
  • Volunteer Assignments for Mobile Pantry (Post Pandemic):
  • Assist with registering Community Members on PantryTrak before they receive food.
  • Set up stations with tables and food.
  • Open and detrash cases of product. Restock stations to ensure the flow of the line.
  • Break down cardboard and clean up plastic during and after the Mobile Pantry.
  • Pre-bag food items on a needed basis.
  • Handout food items by correct quantity to Community Members.
  • Assist with carrying groceries out to vehicles.
  • Bring back wagons from outside after use of Community Members.
  • Assist with clean-up.     

 

Requirements:

  • Volunteer at least 8 Mobile Pantries over the year.
  • Attend Annual Meeting
  • Able to lift 30 lbs.
  • Willingness to work outside during inclement weather (not including storms)
  • Civil Rights Training
  • Must practice food and personal safety practices
  • Training on PantryTrak
  • Report 1 hour before beginning time of the Mobile Pantry. Must stay for the duration of the
  • Mobile Pantry (3-4 hours for set-up and clean-up)
  • 1 week notice of cancellation
  • Demonstrate kindness and respect to Community Members and other Volunteers

Must be 16 years or older (Under 18 must have an Adult present). Interested volunteers please visit CERVIS to apply for the Mobile Pantry Corps Volunteers. Volunteers will be contacted to schedule training before registering for Mobile Pantry Volunteer Events.

*If you are a volunteer group or a student that is interested in assisting at Mobile Pantries, please contact the Volunteer Relations Manager, Jenny Lynch at 440-444-0689 or .

































Mobile Food Pantry

There are no upcoming special events scheduled at the present time, but check back often.