Administrative: Reception Support Volunteer
** Reception volunteering is suspended until further notice, in compliance with CDC recommendations. Please consider volunteering for our emergency warehouse shifts instead. We are taking every precaution to keep our volunteers safe and healthy in our warehouses. The need for emergency food boxes is very high in Middle Tennessee, and we can’t help these vulnerable people without our dedicated volunteers! **
Tuesday through Friday, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Tuesday through Friday, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Answer phones and greet visitors at Second Harvest Food Bank! Reception Support volunteers assist our full-time receptionist with daily tasks. Volunteers are needed to commit to one (or more) three-hour shifts per week.
The ideal volunteer for this position will possess an upbeat attitude and great communication skills. Must be able to work under pressure, and make visitors feel appreciated and important.
Reception Support volunteers will perform the following duties:
• Greet and assist visitors, volunteers, clients, and donors
• Answer general inquiries about the food bank
• Operate a telephone console to answer incoming calls and direct calls to the appropriate staff member or satellite location
• Sort and distribute daily mail
For more information and to schedule an orientation meeting, contact our Volunteer Engagement Coordinator via email or 615-627-1581.
This project is NOT eligible for Court Appointed or Tennessee Promise community service hours.