MANNA Express Volunteer Driver
MANNA Express is a program that engages volunteers as drivers to deliver produce to partner agencies on agency distribution days. MANNA Volunteer Drivers perform pickups and deliveries within our 16 county region. Volunteers work in pairs, driving a small non-CDL MANNA box truck. Interested volunteers must pass a driving background check, be able to lift 40 lbs, and have a flexible schedule (truck trips usually last from the morning into the early afternoon).
Food Stamp (FNS) Outreach Volunteer
Food Stamp Outreach volunteers educate the public on eligibility for Food and Nutrition Services. If an individual is deemed eligible, volunteers and staff assist individuals in filing the application with DSS (Department of Social Services). Volunteers must have excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and sensitivity to the needs of low income people in crisis. Volunteer must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Eligible volunteers must be willing to make a 1 year commitment of at least 3 hours per week. Days and hours will vary depending upon the needs of the outreach program. Extensive training will be supplied by the outreach staff. If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please call or email the volunteer manager, Matt Farr (firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-299-3663 ext. 1245).
Food Drive Pick-Up Volunteer
MANNA benefits from incredible community support! Schools, individuals, and organizations perform food drives to help feed their neighbors in need. Volunteers make themselves available to retrieve the food drive donations. Volunteer must have a clean driving record and be comfortable driving a large MANNA van to serve in this role. This position has a flexible schedule.
Distribution Assistants provide support to the distribution supervisor by restocking product and assisting agencies. This position can be fast paced and it is always fulfilling! Distribution Assistants must be able to easily lift 40 lbs.
Days: Monday through Friday Shifts: 9AM-12PM and 1PM-3PM
MANNA is always in need of volunteers for our warehouse. Volunteers are utilized sorting donated product, sorting and bagging produce, repackaging bulk food, labeling bags for bulk food repackaging, making MANNA Packs for Kids, egg candling, bread sorting, retail sorting, cleaning, breaking down cardboard boxes for recycling, and many other projects. If you wish to donate your time, please click the ‘Volunteer’ box and fill out the volunteer application.
Days: Monday through Saturday, Tuesday Evenings
Shifts: 9AM-12PM and 1PM-3PM; Tuesday evenings, 4PM-5:30PM and 6PM-8PM