TN Promise Community Service – Camden

Location

The Ray Smith Family Distribution Center

Address

69 Benton Industrial Road
Camden TN 38320

Who

Individual

Age

12+

Start Date

End Date

Details

This opportunity is only for students ages 12+ needing to complete community service hours for the Tennessee Promise scholarship

Shifts are open now to meet the Dec. 2 Tennessee Promise deadline.

Join us in the warehouse for a fast-paced shift of fighting hunger!
Volunteers are needed to assist with evaluating, sorting, and packing food donations from grocery stores, food drives, and farms for distribution across middle and West Tennessee. Projects vary and may include:
• Evaluating, sorting, and packing non-perishable food donations from grocery stores and food drives
• Evaluating, sorting, and packing frozen or perishable food donations from grocery stores in our 40-degree cooler
• Bagging bulk produce into family-sized portions
• Packing food bags/boxes for children and seniors at risk of food insecurity

Attire

This volunteer project takes place in a warehouse environment. Please dress appropriately for the environment and activities.
• Closed-toe shoes are required for all volunteers’ safety. No exceptions.
• Wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting a little dirty. You’ll be standing/walking the entire shift.
• Bring a sweatshirt or light jacket: You may work in the 40-degree cooler.

Special Instructions

Volunteers under the age of 18 MUST have the Youth Volunteer Waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.

Volunteers must create an account. Unless you are volunteering at our Nashville location, do NOT click “I am a Tennessee Promise student” when creating your account. Students volunteering at the Ray Smith Family Distribution Center in Camden are welcome to sign up for any available Food Sorting shifts at this location to receive credit for service hours.

When submitting your Tennessee Promise community service hours, please list Jennifer Barker as your supervisor.  She can be reached at (731) 438-7233 or volunteercamden@secondharvestmidtn.org.

This project is NOT eligible for Court Ordered community service hours.

 

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