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Warehouse Volunteer – Gaithersburg

Volunteer Opportunity

Where:

Warehouse: 9311 Gaither Rd., Gaithersburg, MD 20877

When:

Monday-Friday

Time:

2 hour shifts from 1-3pm and 3-5pm

What:

Please know due to social distancing we are limiting the number of people volunteering at a time. Our current openings are limited at this time.

Student Service Learning: This activity is approved for Student Service Learning (SSL) hours

Volunteers: Must be 16 or older.  Small groups (up to 6 people) may also be able to volunteer for this opportunity.  This opportunity is not open to individuals currently receiving food from Manna.

Description:  The work is physical and you should be comfortable standing for a couple of hours; you may engage in some light to moderate lifting (5 – 25+ pounds) as well as bending and reaching.  Please note that our warehouse is a very busy, noisy and fast-paced volunteer environment; volunteers must be able to work independently, converse with Manna’s clients & volunteers, and easily transition between many tasks throughout the day with minimal instruction.  Volunteers will assist with a variety of activities including

  • Packing Food:  helping to pack our Smart Sacks bags and Food for Family Boxes.
  • Sorting donations of non-perishable food items.
  • Training:  Volunteers will receive training on first day.

    Registration:

    • Advanced registration is required.
    • Due to the nature of our operations we have a limited number of spaces available each day and can fill 1-2 weeks in advance–though sometimes we do have immediate needs.
    • Click the Register button to express interest in this opportunity.
    • You must register every time you volunteer. We do not accept walk-in volunteers due the nature of our daily operations
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