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Shadow Food Run and Orientation at Trader Joe's Rollingwood

Next date is Sunday, November 19th, 2017 from 9:30am to 11:15am
Repeats weekly on Sundays

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Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Description
Thank you for your interest in Keep Austin Fed!

We are excited to meet you when you shadow a food run, where we pick up surplus food from a grocery store or restaurant and deliver it to a local community center or shelter. 

We will also do a quick 30 minute orientation at 9:30am so that you are that much closer to becoming a volunteer!
The training/orientation is held at Panera Bread next to Trader Joe's. The trainer will be wearing a Keep Austin Fed shirt.

Please register for the date that works best with your schedule and plan to meet a few other new volunteers in the process.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE YOU REGISTER:

  1. You only need to attend ONE orientation. Please choose one date only.
  2. You need a car to be a food runner with Keep Austin Fed.
  3. Orientation is only for volunteers interested in a recurring commitment.  It is not for volunteers trying to fulfill a few service hours.

Other steps to take on your way to becoming a Keep Austin Fed volunteer are:

1. Get your food handler's certificate in 2-3 hours at this link:
http://safefoodtest.com/signup.php?course_id=16


If you have any questions along the way or if you cannot find an opening for an orientation, please email us at volunteer@keepaustinfed.org
Parking DetailsArrive at Panera Bread, next to Trader Joe's (2805 Bee Caves Rd, Austin, TX 78746) at 9:30a.m. where you will meet one of our trainers -- we will start with an orientation. We will then start the food run at 10:00am and work until the food is distributed to everyone's vehicles and then deliver the food to recipients. We typically have anywhere from 500 to 2,000 pounds of food in crates on pallets, which will need to be separated into manageable loads for distribution to multiple locations.
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Start Address: Trader Joe's rear loading dock, 2805 Bee Caves Rd, Austin, TX 78746
End Address: NO RECIPIENT, Austin, TX 99999

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