Feeding South Dakota is looking for volunteers to help with the Thanksgiving Giveaway event on November 21st 2020.
Key Responsibilities: Volunteers will assist with a variety of tasks to help with the Thanksgiving Giveaway. The distribution will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 21st. This opportunity includes working outdoors in all weather conditions. Volunteer duties may include:
• Directing traffic and greeting the public
• Distributing tickets to guests receiving meals
• Loading food into vehicles and ensuring a friendly farewell
Support/Training: Please plan for inclement weather. Feeding South Dakota encourages you to dress in layers and wear comfortable clothing, your CDC-recommended cloth face covering or disposable mask and closed-toe/closed-heel shoes. Volunteers will be given instructions and training upon arrival and will have staff support and supervision throughout their shift. Volunteers working around traffic will be given additional safety gear to wear. Upon your arrival, you will sign our volunteer waiver form and have your temperature taken by one of our staff.
• Ability to stand and walk for 2-3 hours at a time
• Ability to lift about 10 to 40 pounds
• Work will be outdoors in winter weather.
Please dress accordingly to stay warm. Water and coffee will be available.
Age Requirements: This position will be working outdoors in a parking lot around vehicle traffic. For safety reasons, all volunteers must be 11 years or older. Volunteers under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. We welcome you to volunteer with friends, family or co-workers.
NOTE: This opportunity is NOT at the Feeding South Dakota warehouse. You will need to go to the site of the Rapid City Thanksgiving Giveaway located at 800 San Francisco St. Park at the Central States Fairground office and walk across the street to the Knights of Columbus building (it is white with blue trim). Volunteer assignments will be made shortly before 7 a.m.