2022 REGISTERED VOLUNTEERS
Event Sign Ups for each Tuesday & Thursday in May are contained here.
Pantry dates are May 3rd & 5th, May 10th & 12th, May 17th & 19th, May 24th & 26th, and May 31st.
Come and help us sort, pack and distribute food boxes to the clients of the "Pantry on Texas!" We need volunteers each and every week! The pantry opens for distribution to clients from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
The following positions need to be filled each week!:
Packers/Sorters: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.-You will help build boxes; sort and pack produce/frozen goods/pastries for distribution later in the day; The amount of time this process takes depends on the amount of food donations available and this is unknown until we begin the process. If this event ends early, and you are able…we encourage you to stay through 12:00 to assist with food distribution. Sign up for the food distribution shift as well if you are able, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Registration: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.-You will help clients complete their registration with a tablet/computer. A training video is linked below for new volunteers interested in this position...and someone will give you instructions upon arrival. Being comfortable on a computer is a must for this position. First-timers should arrive by 10:30 for training and instructions!!
Food Distribution: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This is a very important job! You will assist clients by getting their boxes to their vehicles. You should be able to load boxes weighing up to 25 pounds multiple times. Sorters and Packers: Consider signing up for this slot as well.
IMPORTANT: If you have not been vaccinated for Covid-19, you must wear your mask upon entering the facility. If you have been vaccinated but still prefer to wear your mask, please do.
* * All volunteers MUST wear closed-toed shoes. Something comfortable to you. NO sandals, NO flip-flops. This is for your safety! Please, no caps, no tank tops or other revealing clothing.
Please read and become familiar with the complete rules and regulations list for all volunteers, contained in the link below.
Thanks in advance for helping us during the month of May at The Pantry on Texas, 2307 Texas Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71103. We appreciate our hard-working volunteers!!