Volunteer Position Descriptions
If you are interested in a volunteer shift make sure to update your availability through this link and contact the manager of whichever assignment you are interested in.
Dry Goods packer
Pack to-go bags with dry goods based on each guest's order. Volunteers must be able to stand, lift, and carry up to 25lbs.
Perishable goods packer
Pack to-go bags with perishable goods based on each guests' order. Volunteers must be able to stand, lift, and carry up to 25lbs.
Collects the to-go orders, weighing them, recording the weights, and transferring the orders to the Outside/Line volunteers. Expo volunteers must be able to stand for the duration of their shift.
Checks guests in when they arrive to pick up their order and communicates with the Expo volunteer to locate the correct order. Outside/Check-In volunteers will also be responsible for putting the groceries into guests' vehicles. Must be able to stand, lift, and carry up to 25 lbs.
Newburyport curbside distribution
Finds guests' order from the lineup and putting it in their vehicle. Volunteer must be bale to stand, lift, and carry up to 25lbs. (located at Newburyport senior center, 221 High St. Newburyport)
Pack to-go orders for our various mobile markets. Volunteers will either pack dry goods and perishable goods based on what each guest orders or pack dry goods and perishable goods based on a predefined list of items. Volunteers must be able to stand, lift, and carry up to 25lbs.
May assist in loading and unloading products, keeping the Warehouse clean and organized, and helping keep our Market stocked for the Bag Packers. Volunteers in the Warehouse should be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for periods of time.
Unloading, weighing, and organizing the products that come into the Warehouse. Unload Crew members must be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for periods of time.
market set up
Restocks the Market for the Market Packing Crews. This includes organizing all the good into their appropriate location and making sure there is enough for the amount of food ordered by the guests. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for periods of time.
Takes the bagged food orders and organize them into the truck either for deliveries or for distribution at one of our Mobile Markets. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for periods of time.
Picks up donations, food orders, or delivers packaged groceries for our mobile markets. Driver volunteers for these pick-ups will use the ONT truck.
Personal Vehicle driver
Picks up donations and food orders at local grocers. Driver volunteers for these pick-ups can use the ONT van or their own personal vehicle.
Answer the phones to help guest with basic ONT questions or to assist with the online order system. Receptionists will also occasionally perform basic clerical duties, such as data entry or filing, during their shift.
Remote support volunteers will answer their personal phone to help guests with the online ordering system.