Checkout Person
Location: Eagan Pantry
Description: This volunteer position will support Food Distribution Programs that provide access to fresh healthy food for nearly 6,000 people each month. This position is in an industrial setting with fluctuating temperature ranges and involves possible lifting.

Position Summary
The Check-Out Assistant is responsible for assisting clients as they complete their grocery shopping by weighing and carrying out groceries.

Primary Duties and Essential Responsibilities
• Weigh groceries and enter weights into database system.
• Bring groceries to client’s car.
• Prepare carts for shoppers.
• Help refill the box stand.
• Stock pantry during down time.
• Provide excellent customer service

Skills and Qualifications
• Must be 16+ years of age.
• Ability to stand on feet for up to 3 hours
• Comfortable interacting with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds
• Strong desire to eradicate hunger in Dakota County
• Must be able to lift bags of food
• Closed-toed shoes required
• Spanish Language skills helpful, but not necessary

Training and Support
Attending a volunteer orientation is required before volunteering. Training is provided on site by staff and/or shadowing other volunteers.
Staff will be available throughout the entire volunteer shift.

Commitment (time, duration and location)
Check-Out Assistants are located at the Eagan Pantry location, 3904 Cedar Grove Parkway. Volunteer shifts are 2.5 hours long. Weekday morning, afternoon and evening opportunities are available
There is no requirement of volunteer shifts each month.

Benefits to the Volunteer
• Help your neighbors
• Help in the fight to end hunger in Dakota County
• Meet new friends
Address: 3904 Cedar Grove Parkway
Eagan, MN 55122
Minimum age:16
Availability needed:Ongoing
Times needed:
  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Early Morning (8am):          
Mid-Morning (10am):          
Afternoon:          
Evening:          
On Call:          

Skills: Computer - Basic
Able to lift 30+ pounds
Contact: Wendy O'Brien
wendy@theopendoorpantry.org
  Gabby Steinhoff
(651) 605-2886 (Work)
(651) 358-1217 (Cell)
gabby@theopendoorpantry.org
  Jason Viana
(612) 390-5613 (Cell)
jasonv@theopendoorpantry.org