Volunteer Opportunity Details

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Position Title:INTERN-Food Pantry Distribution Intern for Casa de la Esperanza
Department:Housing and Human Services
Category:Human Services and Public Health
Time Commitment or Project Date:3-6 hours per week (maximum20 hours/week); primarily Tuesdays from 1:30-6:30 pm. Minimum commitment of 4 months.
Location:

Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center | 1520 South Emery St. Longmont, CO 80501

Program Summary:

The Casa de la Esperanza program was initiated to serve the 100+ children and youth living on site. The program responds to the unique needs of the dozens of farm workers families. Casa de la Esperanza's educational center is a state of the art learning center providing opportunities and resources toward excellence and self-empowerment through collaboration and programming that nurture each individual’s potential. Our vision is one of a thriving self-sustaining community sharing wisdom to transform society through today and tomorrow’s leaders, honoring those who came before us.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Help coordinate the distribution of two tons of food to 30-35 Casa families delivered by Community Food Share, Boulder County’s local food bank
Qualifications and Requirements:

Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, commit to  3-6  hours/week (maximum of 20 hours/week) for a minimum of four months; primarily Tuesdays from 1:30-6:30 pm.  Must be able to lift 25 - 30 lbs.

Food handling experience and food safety training useful but not required; working with immigrant populations beneficial and bilingual (Spanish & English) a plus.

Application or Registration Deadline:
Application Process:

Contact program coordinator to set up site visit and intake interview. 

Felipe Mosqueda, Program Coordinator, fmosqueda@bouldercounty.org , 303-678-6220 office, 720-684-7033 cell

 

 

 

Training Dates and Information:

On-going training, although key times are at the start of each semester, early June, August and January.

Additional Information:
Contact:

Felipe Mosqueda, Program Coordinator, fmosqueda@bouldercounty.org , 303-678-6220 office, 720-684-7033 cell

Policies

All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and EEO and Unlawful Discrimination Policies before starting their volunteer assignment.

If you need special assistance to fill out a volunteer application, please contact our Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at 303-441-3525.

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