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Caring Kitchen – Delray Beach
DRIVERS TO DELIVER MEALS TO THE HOMEBOUND
Drivers needed Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Time Commitment approximately 2 hours, one day per week. Background check and driver check mandatory. After training delivery, time is flexible anytime between 9:30 am-11:30 am.

WEEKDAY VAN DRIVERS
Drivers needed. Approximately 3-4 hours one day per week to make regularly scheduled stops and occasional random pickups. Drivers will be trained and must pass driver background check. Shift available: 8:00 am to 11:30 am

MEAL SERVERS
Volunteers needed to assist with setting up the service site facility, serving lunch, and cleaning after the meal is served. Shifts available: Mondays through Fridays from 11:15 am to 1:15 pm.

DOOR MONITORS/PARKING ATTENDANTS Two volunteers needed to stand near the meal site entrance to meet and greet program participants and to ensure that plates and cups are disposed of appropriately upon exit. Two volunteers are also needed to stand outside the congregation and provide direction for participant and volunteer parking. Shifts available: Mondays through Fridays from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm.

VAN LOADER
Two volunteers needed to help with loading and unloading prepared food into and out of the van. Assist with cleaning trays and facility maintenance. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. or more. Two shifts are available Monday through Friday: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm OR 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm. Choose a day and time that works for you.

MAIL DISTRIBUTION VOLUNTEER
Two volunteers needed to meet/ greet program participants, manage, sort, distribute mail, and assist social service interns as needed. Shifts available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at church meal site.

OFFICE VOLUNTEER
Volunteers are needed to assist with answering phone, taking messages, making confirmation calls, and general organizing and office assistance. Working knowledge of office equipment and computers a plus. Shifts available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 11:30 am at CK site.

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 Julius Sanna or jsanna@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.

Loading, Unloading, Delivering
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 Pete Noble at 561-233-9009 or pnoble@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:2017-11-27
CROS Ministries
3677 23rd Avenue South, #B-101, Lake Worth, FL 33461