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The Salvation Army

Spokane corps

Food Bank & Warehouse Volunteer

Volunteer Description:

Help in all steps of food/item receiving and distribution from the warehouse to the pantry and, finally, to The Salvation Army Clients as well as daily cleanliness. 

  • Unload vehicles making donations of food, sanitary, and other personal products into the warehouse.
  • Sort and arrange food by type in the warehouse
  • Stock shelves in the food pantry to maintain availability of product
  • Stock and sort refrigerator and freezer items
  • Act as a guide and personal shopper for The Salvation Army clients including retrieving inventory, and aiding clients to load their cars
  • Log inventory when necessary
  • Sweep & Mop floors
  • Vacuum floors
  • Clean & Disinfect shelves

Knowledge, skills, and Physical abilities required:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with staff
  • Must be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis
  • Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, carts, doors, and reach overhead
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs on a regular basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned