Store Helper Volunteer Position Description
Purpose: The Store Helper guides customers through the store at the Bemidji Community Food Shelf and make sure the shelves are stocked.
- Ensure shelves are stocked with product (in the morning)
- Greets customers and accompany them through the store
- Explain the quantities of food they can select
- Help them check out
- Restock shelves/ clean the store (afternoon shift)
- Other duties as assigned
Responsible to: Mary Mitchell, Director of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf
Time Commitment: The Food Shelf is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am- 3pm (until 5pm the third Monday of the month). Volunteers serve either from 8:30am-12:30 or 12-4pm shift. The number of times volunteer wishes to serve a month is up to them.
Useful Skills: Pleasant manner, patience, comfortable being on their feet the whole time, bending and lifting
Support: Other volunteers serving in this role are extremely knowledgeable and useful when questions arise. Typically the Food Shelf director will be on site for assistance as well.
Dress Code: Casual
Activity Level: Store helpers should be comfortable on their feet for their entire shift. Light bending and lifting is also sometimes required.
How to Apply/ Contact Information: To sign up to volunteer as a store helper, please contact Director Mary Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-444-6580.