Grimes Storehouse

Grimes Storehouse Volunteer Opportunities

Masks are optional for both volunteers and clients. They are only required if you are experiencing any COVID, cold or flu symptoms.  We still require all volunteers and clients to sanitize their hands when entering the pantry.

  • First time volunteers will get on-the-job training during their first day.

Shopping Volunteer   Will have direct contact with pantry clients and assist them with the selection of their groceries and packing them. Other tasks include stocking inventory, general food pantry clean up, taking out the trash and organization when time permits. We ask volunteers to arrive 10 minutes before the beginning of your volunteer shift.

Youth Volunteer (Ages 14 and up) Help date and sort donations plus restocking shelves with inventory.  You may also be asked to help a shopping volunteer with packing the food in the sack for the client. Youth can earn Silver Cord hours.  We ask volunteers to arrive 10 minutes before the beginning of your volunteer shift.

Receptionist  The Receptionist is responsible for signing in current clients and updating DMARC database records if needed.  DMARC database training is required and basic Excel knowledge recommended.

Walmart Food Courier  The Courier is responsible for picking up food at Walmart in Grimes and delivering to the Grimes Storehouse prior to opening. Vehicle must be able to accommodate up to 15 large banana boxes. Covered vehicle is preferred for weather purposes.

Kwik Star Food Courier (Gateway Dr.)  The Courier is responsible for picking up food at Kwik Star on NE Gateway Dr. in Grimes and delivering to the Grimes Storehouse prior to opening. Covered vehicle is preferred for weather purposes.

Kwik Star Food Courier (Destination Dr. - Next to Menards)  The Courier is responsible for picking up food at Kwik Star on Destination Dr. in Grimes and delivering to the Grimes Storehouse prior to opening. Covered vehicle is preferred for weather purposes.

Volunteer Entrance  Volunteer parking and entrance is in the rear of the building.  The front doors will be locked until opening time.  

Location  All teams serve on-site at Grimes Storehouse located at 112 NE Ewing St., Suite B, Grimes, IA 50111   

Phone: 515-986-4191   Email: the[email protected]

Link to map: https://goo.gl/maps/whugoRHi1GAtJcvQA 

Please review the available slots below and click on the small white box for each slot you would like to volunteer. Then click on the 'Submit and Sign Up' button at the bottom of the page.        Thank you!

Created by:   Elaine Knudtson
 
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