Volunteer: Shine Light In Darknerss

Join CSZ as we volunteer at Forgotten Harvest

Monday, December 24th & Tuesday, December 25th


PLEASE SIGN UP BY DECEMBER 14, 2012
Join Shaarey Zedek family and friends as we work with Forgotten Harvest to prepare and deliver 5,000 holiday meals to families in Metro Detroit Communities!


There are a variety of ways that you can participate in this wonderful mitzvah project!  See below for “job” descriptions.  Please note: some volunteer assignments have age requirements.  If you wish to volunteer with children under the age of 12 years old, please do NOT select “Meal Box Assembly”.

Once you have selected a volunteer assignment that interests you and/or your family, please e-mail Marci Fitch at mfitch@forgottenharvest.org with the following information:

  • Please use the Subject line:  “CSZ Volunteers”
  • Number of adult volunteers
  • Number of child (under the age of 12) volunteers
  • Names of all adult volunteers
  • Names & ages of all child volunteers
  • Home address
  • E-mail address of primary contact
  • Phone number of primary contact

Once Forgotten Harvest confirms your volunteer assignment, a confirmation e-mail including the details of your assignment will be sent to you.


Job Descriptions December 24

MEAL BOX ASSEMBLY:

Volunteers will re-pack family meals into containers.

**Volunteers must be at least 12 years of age.**

  • SHIFT 1: 8:00 AM-12:00 NOON (50 Volunteers Needed)
  • SHIFT 2: 9:30 AM-2:30 PM (50 Volunteers Needed)

GIFT BAG ASSEMBLY:

Volunteers will help to pack gift bags which will accompany the holiday meals.

**No age restriction. Great for families with young children.**

  • SHIFT 1: 8:00 AM-12:00 NOON (16 Volunteers Needed)
  • SHIFT 2: 9:30 AM-2:30 PM (16 Volunteers Needed)

DELIVERY TO AGENCIES:

Volunteers will assist in loading the packaged meals onto a Forgotten Harvest truck at Forgotten Harvest, follow truck to a “mobile pantry” location at a partner agency, assist with unloading of truck, and assist with the distribution of meals.
**Each volunteer must have a car. ONLY the person driving should register. You may bring additional volunteers in your car to assist.**

  • SHIFT 1: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM (10 Volunteers Needed)
  • SHIFT 2: 11:30 AM-1:00 PM (10 Volunteers Needed)
  • SHIFT 3: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (10 Volunteers Needed)
  • SHIFT 4: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM (10 Volunteers Needed)

TRAFFIC CONTROL & CAR LOADERS:

Volunteers will direct vehicles on where to load and/or park and help in loading the meals.

  • SHIFT 1: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM (10 Volunteers Needed)

JOB DESCRIPTIONS DECEMBER 25

DELIVERY DAY ONLY:

**Each volunteer must have a car. ONLY the person driving should register. You may bring additional volunteers in your car to assist, but must leave enough room for up to 10 bags of meals.**

DELIVERY TO AGENCIES:

Volunteers will assist in loading the packaged meals onto a Forgotten Harvest truck at Forgotten Harvest, follow truck to a “mobile pantry” location at a partner agency, assist with unloading of truck, and assist with the distribution of meals

  • SHIFT 1: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM (15 Volunteers Needed)
  • SHIFT 2: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM (15 Volunteers Needed)
  • SHIFT 3: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (15 Volunteers Needed)

DELIVERY TO INDIVIDUAL HOMES:

Volunteers will pick up meals at Forgotten Harvest in their own vehicle, and deliver to 4 homes/apartments between the time of 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.

  • SHIFT 1: 9:30 AM Pick-Up (15 Vehicles Needed)
  • SHIFT 2: 10:00 AM Pick-Up (15 Vehicles Needed)
  • SHIFT 3: 10:30 AM Pick-Up (15 Vehicles Needed)
  • SHIFT 4: 11:00 AM Pick-Up (15 Vehicles Needed)

TRAFFIC CONTROL & CAR LOADERS:

Volunteers will direct vehicles on where to load and/or park and help in loading the meals.

  • SHIFT 1: 7:00 AM-12:00 NOON (10 Volunteers Needed)

If you need further assistance, please contact:
Marcie Fitch at Forgotten Harvest by e-mailing mfitch@forgottenharvest.org.
Please let her know you are from Congregation Shaarey Zedek in your message.





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