Help Feed Your Community in Northern New Mexico

Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Monday - Friday, Mornings and Afternoons
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Objective: Volunteers at The Food Depot warehouse primarily evaluate the quality of donated food and repack food purchased in bulk into smaller packages. Both of these activities prepare food acquired by The Food Depot for distribution to people in need.

Key Responsibilities:
Evaluating the quality of donated and bulk purchased foods
Sorting donated food
Repackaging bread, produce, and bulk dry goods
Packaging pantry and produce bag/boxes
Repackaging donated and purchased diapers

Ability to lift 20 pounds
Sure-footed and able to stand for an entire 2.5-hour shift
Ability to complete repetitive motions, bend, lift and twist
Ability and willingness to work as part of a team
Ability and willingness to accept guidance and instructions from staff

Dress Code: Closed-toed, non-slip shoes; clean long pants or shorts (depending on the task) and The Food Depot logoed sleeved shirts; hair pulled back into a hairnet, excessive or dangly jewelry removed.

Areas of Interest: 
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Over 42,000 individuals experiencing hunger and poverty in Northern New Mexico.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Additional Requirements: 

All staff and volunteers a required to be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 at this time. Volunteers will also create a volunteer profile through Better Impact.

Last Updated: Nov 15 2023
Address of Project Site
1222 A Siler Road
Santa Fe
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 471-1633


Groundworks provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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