Food Rescue Driver
Location: Eagan Pantry
Description: This volunteer position will support Food Distribution Programs that provide access to fresh healthy food for nearly 5,000 people each month. This position is in an industrial setting with fluctuating temperature ranges and involves lifting.

Position Summary
The Retail Rescue Driver is responsible for receiving, storage and stocking food.

Primary Duties and Essential Responsibilities
• Using The Open Door vehicle (or your own), pick up food donations at local grocery stores.
• Bring food donations to Eagan Pantry or Apple Valley Center.
• Unload, sort and store food from food deliveries.
• Provide excellent customer service

Skills and Qualifications
• Must be 18+ years of age.
• Ability to lift 40+ pounds.
• Background Check Required
• 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
• Closed-toed shoes required
• Valid Minnesota driver’s license.
• Spanish Language skills helpful, but not necessary

Training and Support
Attending a volunteer orientation is required before volunteering. Volunteer Shoppers are emailed prior to first volunteer shift. Training is provided on site by staff and/or shadowing other volunteers.

Commitment (time, duration and location)
Retail Rescue Drivers are located at the Eagan Pantry location, 3904 Cedar Grove Parkway.Monday through Friday shifts available, anytime between 7am and 9:30am. 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:18
Availability needed:Ongoing
Times needed:
  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Early Morning (8am):          
Mid-Morning (10am):          
Afternoon:          
Evening:          
On Call:          

Skills: Able to drive box truck
Able to lift 30+ pounds
Contact: Deanna Baisch
(651) 605-2887 (Work)
(651) 368-1315 (Cell)
deannab@theopendoorpantry.org
  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