Volunteer

 

Here at The Neighbors' Place, we have a small staff and rely on over 100 volunteers each month to help us assist our community.   (NOTE: If you’re under the age of 18, we ask that you have permission from a parent or guardian.)

To get started, scroll down to view our current volunteer needs.  Contact Mallory, our Volunteer & Community Garden Manager, with questions. Mallory would also be happy to schedule a time to give you or your organization a tour of The Neighbors' Place!

Current Volunteer Needs:

Donation  Drivers

We are always looking for people to pick up food donations with our box truck or a personal vehicle. We are willing to train the right people.

A valid driver’s license and the ability to lift & carry moderately heavy items are required. A flexible schedule is appreciated, but not required; your own reliable insured truck or van is a plus.

Pantry Stockers, Shoppers and Greeters

Stockers, Shoppers and Greeters are always helpful in our pantry. Provide your neighbors the dignity, customer service, and nourishment they deserve in their time of need. Stock & organize pantry shelves, help answer client questions, and assist with shopping to make a meaningful impact every day.

The ability to work with a diverse population, organize, and lift & carry modest-weight items are required. Hmong and/or Spanish language aptitude a plus, but not required.

Sewing and Mending Tutors

Teach basic sewing & mending skills through the fun of social learning. Instruct adult learners via small sewing & mending projects paired with personal interaction which assists in fighting social isolation.

Patience, the ability to work with a diverse population, and flexible availability are required. Teaching or tutoring experience preferred; Hmong and/or Spanish language aptitude a plus, but not required.