Job Descriptions

Drivers

Primary Duties: Driving vans to pick up food from H-E-Bs in San Marcos (1&2), Kyle, Buda and Wimberley. Vans pick up food everyday in the morning, even on weekends. Drivers will also drive vans to and from distributions and help load/unload all food items. Other duties include interacting with clients and handing food out to clients. Those interested must be 25 or older and have a clean driving record. Bring your social security card and valid driver’s license when you come to volunteer orientation.

Warehouse

Primary Duties: Assisting the operations team in picking up food from local H-E-B stores, weighing and sorting food, checking for signs of contamination or damaged goods, creating food boxes or bags for pick-up, loading and unloading vans. Other duties include but are not limited to sweeping, mopping, taking out trash and recycling, and general clean up of work areas.

Distribution

Primary Duties: Loading and unloading vans, setting up food for distribution to clients, interacting with clients, and handing food out to clients.

Front Office / Client Services

Primary Duties: Assisting office staff in answering phones, assisting clients, folding brochures and assembling promotional materials, entering data into spreadsheets or databases, making copies, and other miscellaneous clerical duties. Front office volunteers require an additional training session after the regular volunteer orientation.

Adopt-A-Farm

Primary Duties: Traveling to gardens and farms and planting, weeding, harvesting, and generally helping out the local farmers. In return, the farms donate a portion of their fresh produce to the food bank.

Special Projects / Events

Depending on the specific project or event, the type of work volunteers will be doing can vary greatly. Call 512-392-8300 to see if there are any special projects you or your group can get involved with or contact Development and Special Events Manager, Ashley Hurst.

Speaker’s Bureau

Primary Duties: Speaking on behalf of the Hays County Food Bank at events throughout the area. Click here for more information. Interested individuals contact Communications Coordinator, Mallory Raschke.

Social Media Ambassador

Primary Duties: Utilize your own personal social media in order to increase awareness of the Hays County Food Bank. Click here for more information.

Board of Directors

Primary Duties: Serve on governing board of 501(c)(3) corporation which requires, among other things, attendance at monthly Board meetings, committee work, personal monetary donation to Food Bank, fundraising/food drives, volunteering at Food Bank and special events. Contact Food Bank’s Executive Director at (512) 392-8300 for referral to Board’s Nominations Committee.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
27
Mon
12:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
Jun
28
Tue
12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
Jun
29
Wed
6:00 pm Kyle Distribution
Kyle Distribution
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
6:00 pm San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
**Distribution will be held at the San Marcos Recreation Hall in the City Park (170 Charles Austin Dr.) on the following dates:   **Distribution times remain the same.   Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof
Jun
30
Thu
11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Jun 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
4:00 pm Martindale Distribution
Martindale Distribution
Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Required documents: Photo ID-Must be at least 18 years old Proof of Address-Currently dated utility bill or document with name and street address-No P.O. Boxes Barcode Card-Once issued by Food Bank Distribution Guidelines: Mandatory check-in begins 45 minutes prior to
6:00 pm Food Wise – A Get FED Nutrition ...
Food Wise – A Get FED Nutrition ...
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Food Wise - A Get FED Nutrition Cooking Class @ Chapultepec | San Marcos | Texas | United States
Food-Wise is a nutrition and hands-on cooking class for families, and it includes both children and adults. This cooking class focuses on the nutrient value of individual fruits and vegetables in a hands-on cooking class to demonstrate how to cook

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