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|Close Date||Any time before the event ends or when space runs out.|
|Age Limit||18 and up|
Bring It Food Hub is looking for volunteers to help pack produce bags during the following subscription seasons:
Spring: March 21 - May 12
Summer: May 30 - August 18
Fall: September 5 - November 17
Volunteers are invited to pack produce bags during these dates every Friday from 8-10am.
Packing produce bags may entail: receiving produce from local farmers; sorting, weighing, and bagging produce; labeling subscription bags with customer names and orders; packing individual produce orders; loading backs up for delivery.
Volunteers will work directly with the Bring It Food Hub Manager and Bring It Food Hub Assistant.
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Transportation to Memphis Tilth is required. Youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Memphis Tilth is ADA accessible and we can make accommodations for persons with disabilities or other physical limitations. Packing produce bags can be completed sitting down or standing up.
|Perks||At Bring It Food Hub, you will get to experience our local food system at work! You'll meet the farmers who grow our food, and gain a better understanding of what produce is in season, and how it's procured and aggregated across Memphis. We source fresh and unique varieties of produce that are all grown within a 150 mile radius of Memphis, Tennessee. So if you're looking to understand our local food landscape--what we grow, how we eat it, and share it with others--look no further than Bring It Food Hub. |
You will also gain a stronger understanding of how a food hub model operates. Memphis Tilth is a 501(c)(3) entity, so this is also a great opportunity for anyone wishing to develop their skills in the nonprofit field.
|Parking Details||Plenty of parking is available in front of Memphis Tilth's main office.|
|Skills||Food Distribution Nutrition Planting and Gardening|
62 Positions Filled | 22 Impacts | 45 Hours