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Caring Kitchen – Delray Beach
Traffic Director
A volunteer is needed to direct cars to proper parking areas during peak meal times. Shift time is approximately 11:15 am - 12:20 pm.

Drivers to deliver meals to the Home-bound
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, time commitment approximately 2 hours one day per week. Background check and driver check mandatory. After training delivery time is flexible anytime between 10:30 am-1 pm.

Weekday Van Drivers
Wednesdays. Approximately 4 hours one day per week to make regularly scheduled stops and occasional random pick ups. Drivers will be trained and must pass driver background check.

Weekly Office Volunteer
Once weekly, any weekday, from 9 am - 1 pm. Duties include answering phones, filing, helping with mailings, and once monthly statistic gathering for the Caring Kitchen. Good MS WORD/EXCEL knowledge a necessity.

Meal Preparation & Serving
Any day Monday through Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Duties include preparing lunch with other volunteers, serving and cleaning up.

Boutique Needs
Men's shoes and work boots, size 8-13 Men's shorts and pants sizes 28 - 38 Extra-large t-shirts and work shirts for men Underwear both men's and woman's (new is great, but gently used clean are welcome as well) Blankets Jackets Socks Towels Hygiene kits (click on the text to download pdf)
Please contact Shona Castillo for more information, 561- 278-0918 or scastillo@crosministries.org.

Food Pantries
Community Food Pantry - Lake Worth Two volunteers needed on Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm to pack and distribute food bags. Also, we are looking for one to two volunteers Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am to pack food bags before the pantry opens. Please contact Brian Rowe at 561-779-7936 or browe@crosministries.org for more information.

Community Food Pantry - Riviera Beach
Volunteers needed Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Must be able to lift and bend and pickup 20-25 pounds. PLEASE NOTE: This food pantry is located at the Port Center building and is housed in the same location as the Department of Children and Families and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department. Please contact Brian Rowe at 561-779-7936 or browe@crosministries.org for more information.

Community Food Pantry - Indiantown
Volunteers needed Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Must be able to lift and bend, and pickup 20- 25 pounds. Please contact Jeanette Hemphill for more details at 561- 475-7276.

Community Food Pantry - Belle Glade
Volunteers needed Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Must be able to lift and bend and pickup 20-25 pounds. Please contact Mayra Echenique for more details at 561- 755-2495 or secretarycumc@bellsouth.net.

CROS Warehouse
Sorting Groups
Sorting groups needed to sort food at CROS' warehouse. Must be able to do a lot of lifting and bending, lifting at least 20 -25 pounds at a time. Monday-Friday from 9:30 am- 11:30 am or longer and weekends too. Please contact Brian Rowe at 561-779-7936 or browe@crosministries.org for more information.

Food Pickups
A volunteer is needed to help with picking up food from Palm Beach County Food Bank in Lantana on Tuesday mornings. Must be able to do a lot of lifting and bending, at least 20 -25 pounds at a time, and be comfortable driving a truck. Please contact Brian Rowe at 561-779-7936 or browe@crosministries.org for more information.

Fill pantry orders
Volunteers needed to help on Mon or Wed from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm to fill orders from our food pantries. The food they order is pulled from pallets in the warehouse and loaded onto another pallet so it can be shrink wrapped and transported in our box truck. Must be able to lift heavy loads (30 to 65 pounds). Please contact Keith Cutshall at 561-233-9009 x114 or kcutshall@crosministries.org

Loading and Unloading
Volunteers needed to lift heavy loads (30 to 65 pounds) and assist other CROS storage volunteers loading, unloading trucks, and delivering to CROS Food Pantries. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am - Noon. Please contact Keith Cutshall at 561-233-9009 x114 or kcutshall@crosministries.org.

Gleaning
Each Saturday during growing season, generally November- July, we have people going out to glean food left in the fields after harvest. The food is then distributed to local agencies feeding families with low incomes in our community. Most gleaning occurs at farms in the Belle Glade and Delray/Boynton area. Call Keith Cutshall at kcutshall@crosministries.org 561-233-9009 x114.

Lake Worth Office Volunteer
Any day Monday through Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Duties include answering phones, filing, helping with mailings and light computer work in MS Word/Excel. Please contact Juanita Bryant Goode at jgoode@crosministries.org or 561-233-9009 x110

updated:2016-12-21
CROS Ministries
3677 23rd Avenue South, #B-101, Lake Worth, FL 33461