Be A Volunteer for A Great Cause

Volunteering at The Poverello Center is an exciting hands-on opportunity for who wants to make their contribution for continuously provided nutritious food and Live Well opportunities for people living with chronic/critical illnesses. This venture offers individuals, students, visiting groups, family groups, youth groups etc. the opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way to provide nutritious food, services and basic living essentials with the highest degree of understanding, respect and love for individuals living with critical and chronic Illnesses including HIV, in South Florida. Bilingual is helpful but not required.

Food Pantry Packers 

SUMMARY: Before donning gloves, aprons and caps you need to be aware that these bags have a base filled with love and other commodities, which later will be destined for needy individuals throughout Broward county. All the recipient has been identified by government agencies as income qualified.

Exceptionally hardworking and reliable Food Pantry Volunteer with an excellent work ethic and strong customer and community service record. Adept multitasker able to handle a variety of food pantry tasks with efficiency and professionalism.

The packer is responsible for fills bags according to menus; monitoring and delivering ready orders to our clients in the Food Pantry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Receives menus from Writers/Customer Services Representatives.
  • Reviews, monitors and packs orders.
  • Make sure foods are being handled properly and distributed in a safe manner.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations and TPC policy.
  • Fill and carry customer food bags after selection on a regular basis.
  • Kept donation area neat and clean on a regular basis.
  • Sorted organized and shelved food donations.
  • Conduct cordial and professional interactions with supervisors, volunteers, co-workers and clients.
  • Rotate food items regularly to guarantee food freshness.
  • Assist other volunteers and clients as necessary.
  • Sort and organized all food according to relative nutritional value.
  • Monitor expiration dates for food donations on a regular basis.
  • Working closely with other departments as necessary to maintain client update.
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively while maintaining a calm atmosphere.
  • Must be willing to be of assistance to those in need.

Please select which volunteer opportunity you are interested in then fill out the form below. Thank you.
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2 mths ago
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Stop by Poverello Thrift Stores today through Monday 9/17 and take 50% off all items over $1
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The South Florida Gay News Best of 2018 voting is now open. Please take a moment to vote for Poverello for following categories:
Best LGBT-related Non-Profit
Best HIV/AIDS Non-Profit
Best Thrift Store
Best Annual LGBT Event: Bowling to Fight Hunger
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7 h ago
The holiday food drive is quickly approaching. If you are interested in hosting a food drive, please email info @poverello.org

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Dine with us at California Pizza Kitchen this Thursday, September 20, 2018, from 11:00am-10:00pm. Please tell your server or cashier that you are supporting Poverello and 20% of each check will help provide health and nutritional... https://t.co/0fRIx5Uxan
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Bowling to Fight Hunger to benefit Poverello https://t.co/iFPBBWF1bu