Warehouse Helper

Warehouse Helper Position Description

Purpose: The volunteers in the warehouse ensure the shelves are stocked with appropriate goods and unload the deliveries of food. The weights and temperatures of all the food coming in must also be recorded before volunteers can sort through the food and fill the shelves.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Unloading deliveries
  • Recording weights/ temperatures in a log
  • Sort donations into useable and not
  • Repackage goods into family appropriate servings
  • Stock shelves in the store

Responsible to: Mary Mitchell, Director of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf

Time Commitment: This is a great opportunity for short term volunteers or new volunteers. Shifts are available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30am to noon. You pick your days and how much time you would like to commit.

Useful Skills: Ability to bend, lift up to 30lbs, comfortable working with others,

Support: Training will be provided on site. Other volunteers are a valuable resource when questions occur while working.

Dress Code: Casual, closed toe shoes

Activity Level: Volunteers should expect varying amounts of activity; bending, lifting, walking. May not be recommended for volunteers with physical limitations. Comfortable sturdy shoes recommended.

How to Apply/ Contact Information: To sign up for this volunteer position, please contact Mary Mitchell, Director 218-444-6580 or bcfs@paulbunyan.net and mention warehouse work.