VOLUNTEERING AS A GROUP

Looking for a great team-building opportunity?  Your group, large or small, is invited to volunteer in our Product Recovery area. Help meet the on-going, year-round need for volunteers to sort, label, or package food into family friendly portions. Families welcome!

To schedule a volunteer shift or gather more information, contact Pam Higham, Volunteer Services Coordinator at 608.216.7214.

 KEEP IN MIND

  • All volunteers must be at least 12 years of age (Info/Ideas for our future volunteers now under 12 years of age)
  • Plan on one adult for every 5 youth between 12 and 15 years of age
  • Closed-toe shoes and shirts with sleeves are a must!
  • Maximum number of participants is 30 volunteers on M-F mornings & afternoons and 18 volunteers on evenings & Saturdays
  • Please note that it is sometimes necessary for groups of 20 or more to work in two rooms

CURRENT GROUP OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH AUGUST 4th, 2018 (start and end times are flexible)

  • Mornings - 9:30am to 11:30am - Monday through Saturday
  • Afternoons - 12:30pm to 3:30pm - Monday through Thursday, Saturday
  • Evenings - 4:00pm to 7:00pm - Tuesday and Wednesday

GROUP OPPORTUNITIES BEGINNING AUGUST 6th, 2018 (start and end times are flexible)

  • Mornings - 9:30am to 11:30am - Monday through Saturday
  • Afternoons - 12:30pm to 3:30pm - Tuesday through Saturday
  • Evenings - 4:00pm to 7:00pm - Tuesday and Wednesday

 

 PROJECTS

  • Sorting food
  • Labeling food
  • Packaging bulk food into family-friendly portions

 SIGN UP FOR A GROUP OPPORTUNITY

  1. Secure a date and time for your group opportunity by contacting the Volunteer Coordinator
  2. Supply the following information
    • Organization
    • Contact Name
    • Organization Address
    • Phone Number
    • Email
    • # of volunteers

 PLEASE REMEMBER

  • Closed-toe shoes
  • All volunteers must be at least 12 years old. For every 5 youth aged 12-15, 1 adult should plan to volunteer with the group.
  • For your safety, do not use earbuds or MP3s, bluetooth devices, etc., while volunteering. You need to be able to hear what’s happening around you.
  • Food or drink should not be consumed in the warehouse though our break room is available for your use.
  • No tobacco use is permitted in the warehouse.
  • Please do not bring in purses, bags, backpacks, valuable, etc., as we do not have a secure place to store them.

 DIRECTIONS

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin is located at 2802 Dairy Drive, Madison, WI 53718.