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Last Updated: January 12, 2022

DillsburgCenter

Dillsburg Center

Mobile Food Pantry: need help twice a month to deliver and give away food in Middlesex, Country View, Paradise Homes, York Haven, Lewisberry, and Goldsboro. As well as some administrative help for processing paperwork associated with the deliveries. Meet up would be at the Dillsburg center and travel would be with our Mobile coordinator. Several time shifts are available.

Kitchen: need help M-F from 9:30 am – 1:30 pm. Responsibilities include prep work, cooking, serving, and clean up.

Front desk: help is needed Friday mornings from 9 am – 1 pm. Responsibilities include Scheduling, paperwork, greeting guests, answering phones, and light filing.

Dover Center

Kitchen/Cooking: Help is needed Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am – 1 pm. Responsibilities include, meal prepping, cooking, and feeding guests.

Youth Program:  Volunteer clearances are required. PA State Criminal Clearance, PA Child Abuse, and FBI Fingerprinting.

Help is needed Monday and Tuesday from 4 pm – 6 pm.

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Enola Center

Enola is currently looking for volunteers willing to train on Tuesdays and Thursdays to open the center on other weekdays.

Pantry volunteers: Help is needed M – F. Willing to train on Tuesday and Thursdays.

Pantry desk volunteers: Help is needed Mon, Wed, & Fri. Willing to train on Tuesday and Thursdays.

Front desk receptionists: Help is needed Mon, Wed, Fri. Willing to train on Tuesday and Thursdays.

Data Entry: Help is needed M-F with flexible shift times.

Hanover Center

Pantry Stockers: Check-in guests for appointments and assist guests with directions to other services.  Occasionally helps stock items in their surrounding area. Help is needed on Tuesday – Friday (8:30 am-12:30 pm) and (12:00 pm -4:00 pm). If interested, please call Andrew at (717) 698-3365, press x509.

Pantry Greeter: are requested to move around frequently and do not mind inclement weather.  Help is needed on Monday and Wednesday. If interested, please call Andrew at (717) 698-3365, press x509.

Pantry desk help: signing guests up for food appointments, answering phones, multi-task, schedule appointments. Help is needed Tuesday afternoons, Friday morning, and Friday afternoon. 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, 12pm – 4:30pm.

Front desk receptionist: scheduling on the calendar, paperwork for guests, opening/closing the lobby, greeting guests, light filing, informing others about our resources, and area referrals.  If interested, please call the front desk at (717) 698-3365, press x501.

Youth Program: PA State Criminal Clearance, PA Child Abuse History, and FBI Fingerprinting are required.

Help needed Monday and Wednesday Morning from 9 am – 12 pm and Tuesday and Thursday Biweekly from 4 pm – 6 pm.

Littlestown Center

Littlestown is looking for volunteers for all positions.

Administrative:

Front Desk Receptionist welcomes our guests and manages our lobby area.  This is a wonderful position for those who are good communicators and multi-task well.

Pantry Roles:

USDA Desk Volunteers ensure compliance with federal USDA requirements for food distribution.  This role is ideal for detail-oriented people who can ensure New Hope is complying with all federal requirements.

Appointment Desk Volunteers manage the appointment book by scheduling appointments for pantry guests.  This role is great for people-oriented individuals who are also good communicators and multi-taskers.

Pantry Volunteers assist guests with shopping and ensure that pantry shelves are well stocked with a variety of food choices.  This is a great position for volunteers who are people-oriented.  This requires the ability to stand for long periods of time and to be able to lift food pantry items (carts are provided for transporting heavier items).

Warehouse Volunteers are mostly behind the scenes, managing the warehouse, receiving donations and resources before being weighed into the pantry.

Nutrition Volunteers have a passion for nutrition and cooking and are happy to share that passion with our guests by demonstrating healthy, creative ways to cook with pantry items.

Youth Program: Volunteer clearances are required, PA State Criminal Clearance, PA Child Abuse History, and FBI Fingerprinting.

Help is needed Monday and Wednesday Afternoon from 1 pm – 3 pm.

Mechanicsburg Center

Food pantry receptionists: Needed Tues, Wed, & Friday morning. Responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling, and directing guests to the appropriate staff member.

Warehouse Sorters: Thursday and Friday afternoon 12 pm – 3 pm, 4 people needed to sort through large quantities of donations.

New Oxford Center

Immediate help is needed for our new location!

Front desk receptionist: Monday-Friday, 8 shifts to fill from 8:30am-12:30pm or 12-4pm

A front desk receptionist is a wonderful position for those who multitask well. Our front desk volunteers 1.  answer the phones and give referrals as needed 2. keep records of scheduled guests and appointments 3. sign guests up for different programs 4. help file and 5. other duties as needed, for example: pray with guests as needed.

Pantry Helpers: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday Afternoons

Our pantry volunteer responsibilities are more people-oriented. They welcome all guests into the pantry and also receive our food donations. Pantry volunteers assist guests with their shop in a most friendly manner and also help bring a loaded shopping cart up our parking lot ramp. The pantry volunteer also restocks shelves and helps maintain a clean pantry area.

Warehouse: Monday – Friday 8 shifts to fill 8:30am-12:30pm or 12-4pm

Warehouse volunteers help manage the warehouse, receive donations and resources prior to being weighed in the panty.

Truck delivery/pick up: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays 9 am-11 or 12-2 pm

Our volunteers will drive to local stores to pick up pre-arranged weekly donations. Our volunteer may use a NHM vehicle or their personal vehicle. This position asks for strength to lift and load food when picking up and then again when arriving at the center.

Youth Program: Volunteer clearances are required, PA State Criminal Clearance, PA Child Abuse History, and FBI Fingerprinting.

Help needed Tuesday and Thursday Morning from 9am -12pm and Tuesday and Thursday Biweekly from 4pm – 6pm

West Shore Center

  • Food Pantry: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday Afternoon.
  • Warehouse: Monday afternoons & Wednesday Mornings.
  • Pantry Desk: Need help with answering phones, helping guests set up their next food appointments. Have some typing and computer basic knowledge.
  • Front Desk: Need help with answering phones, helping set up casework appointments, collect proper paperwork and other forms as needed for appointments, prepare files and reminder calls for next day appt. Assist and aid in helping the Caseworkers as needed.
  • Youth Program: Volunteer clearances are required, PA State Criminal Clearance, PA Child Abuse History, and FBI Fingerprinting.
Help needed Monday and Wednesday Afternoon from 1 pm – 3 pm and Monday and Wednesday Evenings Biweekly from 4 pm – 6 pm.