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National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive – Saturday, May 21st

Help us “Stamp Out Hunger!”  This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 12th. and there are a variety of volunteer opportunities to choose from. Detailed descriptions are below and you may Sign Up Today
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Food Collection Table Representative at both King Soopers (30th & Arapahoe) and Safeway (28th and Arapahoe) from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on Saturday, May 12.
Help us “Stamp Out Hunger.” Staff food collection table, ask shoppers if they’d like to donate items, remind shoppers of the P.O. drive, and hand out empty bags.

Food Loaders @ Post Offices–(Main Downtown P.O. & Valmont P.O.)–3:00 – 6:30 pm, Saturday, May 12.
Help us “Stamp Out Hunger.” Greet and thank carriers. Help sort and move bins from carrier’s truck to our truck or another truck. Valmont P.O. will require moderate to heavy lifting transferring and sorting food.

Truck Unloader/Food Sorter @ EFAA–One shift from 3:00 – 7:00 pm and another from 4:00 – 7:30 pm, Saturday, May 12.
Help us unload all of the wonderful food donations from the “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. We’ll also weigh the food, transfer it to our garage and basement and sort items. Lifting and organizing will be required, as well as rolling and stacking of large hampers.

We will need two volunteers who are able to stay late if the event goes over. If you are willing to do this, please let us know!

Duties:
Volunteers help stock & organize our Food Pantry shelves, process incoming food donations and/or accompany participants through our Food Pantry, assisting our participants with food item selection according to family size and EFAA guidelines. Our volunteers serve ~300 families per week and we rely on an army of volunteers to help us accomplish this important work!

Skills Needed:
Ability and willingness to be physically active, have an interest in working with people and perform light to moderate lifting. Spanish speaking abilities are helpful but not required. Must be 15 years old or a min. of 12 and in the company of an adult.

Time Commitment:
Flexible, prefer 3 hours per week for at least three months. Available Shifts: Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays – 9:00 – 12:00, 11:30 – 2:30 or 2:00 – 5:00 pm, Wednesdays – 11:30 – 2:30 or 2:00 – 5:00 pm, Thursdays – 9:00 – 12:00, 11:30 – 2:30, 2:00 – 5:00 or 3:30 – 6:30 pm. Training Provided.

Duties:
Make a difference in a child’s life by leading activities, assisting with homework and providing children in our housing sites with a stable presence. The Children’s Program is an after school program and operates on weekdays from 3:30 – 5:30 pm during the school year and from 2:30 – 4:30 during summer. The program takes place at our Boulder, Lafayette and Longmont housing sites. Boulder Program is on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Lafayette Program is on Tuesdays & Fridays. Longmont Program is on Mondays & Wednesdays. Boulder program is currently full with volunteers.

Skills Needed:
Must be creative, flexible, responsible and enjoy kids of all ages. Must be at least 15 years old and those 18 years & older will be required to complete a background check.

Time Commitment:
2-4 hours per week for at least six months.

Duties:
Coordinating groups to collect and deliver items needed for the food pantry.

Skills Needed:
Superior organizational skills, good communication and leadership.

Time Commitment:
Flexible hours, possibility of working from home.

Contact Liz@nullefaa.org for more information.

APPLICATIONS

Please complete our online Volunteer Application Form and then plan to attend an upcoming orientation. New Volunteer Orientations are on alternate Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm at our main office, 1575 Yarmouth Ave. in Boulder. You will receive additional information about upcoming orientations, including dates and how to schedule yourself, after completing our volunteer application form. Orientations are on the following dates: 4/25, 5/9, 5/23, 6/6, 6/20, 7/11, 7/18, 8/1, 8/15, 8/29, 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19, 1/2, 1/16, 1/30, 2/13, 2/27.


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