This monthly blog post allows community members to review new upcoming opportunities and to take action by signing up to volunteer.
The Volunteer Department is seeking volunteers to help create a positive and welcoming environment for volunteers by serving as Volunteer Receptionists on select weekend and evening shifts. These volunteers will be essential in improving the volunteer experience by providing support to volunteers entering the lounge and food donation areas. Volunteer Receptionists will also ensure that volunteers are properly oriented and engaged during these shifts. If you’re interested in this opportunity, please click here to learn more and sign-up.
Cooking Matters Volunteers
Cooking Matters is a national 6-week, hands-on nutrition and cooking educational series developed by Share Our Strength. It is offered through the Capital Area Food Bank to limited resource participants around the Washington metro area. As a Cooking Matters Volunteer, you will have the opportunity to work with a passionate team of volunteers to engage and encourage participants to choose healthier foods for a healthier lifestyle. To learn more about these Cooking Matters positions or to sign-up, please visit the Nutrition Instructor, Culinary Instructor, and Class Assistant volunteer pages.
Client Survey Interviewer – Hunger Study
Spring and Summer
Volunteers are needed for the Hunger in America 2014 study working as Client Survey Interviewers. The 2014 Hunger Study is a comprehensive profile of the incidence and nature of hunger and food insecurity in the United States. The Hunger Study provides extensive demographic profiles of clients at charitable feeding agencies and comprehensive information on the nature and efficacy of local agencies in meeting the food security needs of clients. The study is the largest of its kind, and we can’t do it without you. If you’re interested in this opportunity, please click here to learn more and sign-up.
To view a full list of our Skilled Volunteering Program positions and needs, please click here.
As always, volunteers are needed every day of the week at various locations that aren’t listed on this blog post or on the Skilled Volunteering Program page. Please visit our calendar of ongoing volunteer opportunities and sign-up for a project that fits your interests and schedule.