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Ready to Help Fight Hunger?

Various Tasks at our Food Pantry

DURATION

1-2 hours

WHERE

On site at Newton Food Pantry in the basement of Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue in Newton. City Hall is accessible from MBTA Bus #59.

WHEN

  • Mondays: 7:30–8:45am or 11:15–12:30pm
  • Tuesdays: 9:00–11:00am
  • Wednesdays: 
    • • Drivers: 10:00–11:00am
    • • Morning Set-up: 8:00am–12:00pm
    • • Client Support: 12:00pm–8:00pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00–10:30am or 10:45–12:15pm
  • Daily: Pick up bags from the pantry to restock the Newton Community freedge or prepare bags for freedge teams to pick up. Hours vary.

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Teens, ages 13+.

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

As a 100% volunteer-based organization, your help is critical to making our pantry function and supporting those most in need.

 

DESCRIPTION

Volunteer jobs range from pre-bagging groceries for our senior clients to pantry setup to assisting our clients while shopping. Details can be found here.

 


ITEMS NEEDED


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

All volunteers must be at least 13 years old. Some volunteers (depending on age and role) require a parent or guardian present. Masks are required for all inside shifts.


NEXT STEPS

Please email our Volunteer Coordinator using our contact form.


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  1. Please email our Volunteer Coordinator using our contact form for more information.

  2. To reach us by telephone, please dial 617.796.1233 and leave a message. 
  3. Please let us know how you learned about this opportunity through PGK.
  4. After your shift(s), please complete this Volunteer Impact Form