Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer for Feeding Medina County. We are excited to have you join us in the fight against hunger in our county.
Feeding Medina County operates between the hours of 6:00am - 3:00pm, Monday - Friday. Currently, we do not offer regularly scheduled volunteer opportunities during evening or weekend hours.
Age requirements are 16 years or older to volunteer for packings at our warehouse and food distributions. *Exceptions to this rule are made for chaperoned groups completing one time group projects. If you are part of a youth group please contact our office for more information on setting up a volunteer opportunity.
Please complete the following information and click submit at the bottom of the page.
If you have questions please contact Kelly Smith at 216-421-4816 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is a list of the volunteer jobs we have available. Click all the ones you may be interested in. You can also change this under your profile at anytime.
You can tentatively sign up for upcoming shifts and once your application is approved the shifts will be confirmed and listed in your profile. More Shifts will be added at the end of August as we confirm participation from the schools for the upcoming school year.
Volunteers are able to sign up for 2 shifts per month. But, we know things happen and cancelations are inevitable. If you have a flexible schedule and are able to pick up last minute shifts (24 -48 hrs notice), please consider joining our On Call Volunteer Group. Additional shifts picked up by being an On Call Volunteer will be allowed.
We would like to strongly encourage you to sign up for Scheduled Shift Reminders.
IF YOU SIGN UP FOR TEXT NOTIFICATIONS YOU WILL RECEIVE A TEXT IMMEDIATELY UPON SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION. YOU MUST RESPOND TO THE TEXT IN ORDER TO ACTIVATE TO THE TEXT NOTIFICATION FEATURE.
FMC will send out reminders 2 days before your upcoming shift.
Volgistics Volunteer Alerts sends reminders, alerts, and custom messages from System Operators and
Coordinators. Use this section to opt-in and opt-out of text messaging (also known as "SMS"),
and initially set how you would like to receive messages. Your messages can be delivered as emails,
text messages, or none. You can change this at any time through VicNet. View supported phone carriers.
Message and Data Rates May Apply. For help or information on this program send "HELP" to 28344.
You can send "STOP" to 28344 at any time to opt out. For additional assistance, call 888-891-6978 or
Message frequency based on account settings.
Messages are not guaranteed to be delivered. All messages will be sent by email until you respond "YES"
to the welcome text message sent after the application form is submitted. Message preferences
can be changed in VicNet on the Account tab.
Who may we contact in the event of an emergency while you are volunteering?
WAIVER & AGREEMENT:
I do hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators waive and discharge Feeding Medina County and all its officers, agents, and employees from and against any and all claims, demands, actions or cause of action arising from any injuries or damages I may suffer or sustain by my participation in any activity for which I participate in for Feeding Medina County. Furthermore, in full recognition and appreciation of the potential dangers and hazards inherent in such an activity, I do hereby agree to assume all the risks and responsibilities surrounding my participation in this activity or any activities undertaken in addition thereto.
I understand that it is my responsibility to inform Feeding Medina County staff if I do not give consent for the use of my photo.
Hand washing is the number one way to prevent food-borne illness. All staff, volunteers, and service providers must wash hands before beginning shift, and after eating, drinking, using the restroom, and otherwise soiling hands.
Any person exhibiting symptoms of diarrhea, vomiting, jaundice, sore throat with fever, or any other infectious or communicable illness are prohibited from entering the warehouse and handling food.
No food or drink of any kind is permitted in any warehouse area, including gum and candy, spills or improperly disposed of food or drink can contaminate inventory food products and be attractants for insects and rodents. Bottled water is approved in a clear see-through bottle with a lid for all warehouse.
No one is allowed to consume or remove from the premises any food or non-food products stored in the warehouse.
Feeding Medina County is a tobacco-free campus. Tobacco use of any kind is prohibited including smokeless products, E-cigarettes, and vaping products.
All volunteers must check-in and check-out at the volunteer kiosk, located in the FMC office.
Open-toed and open-heeled shoes are not permitted in the warehouse.
I verify that I have read and understand all above mentioned safety guidelines, releases, waivers and agreements.