21-23 Murray Ave • Burlington, MA 01803 • (781)270-6625
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Thank you for your interest! You are welcome to sign up for a single shift, but we encourage a regular commitment. For more information or to sign up, please contact Pantry Coordinators: Julie Lewis and Jim Sheridan at 781-270-6625, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Pet Pantry grew from support of Phinney’s Friends and the MSPCA. Every other Thursday families can add dog food, cat food and litter and various treats and toys to their orders. We are seeking one or two animal lovers who can help with this on every other Thursday from 10 AM to 12 PM. The job includes talking to families and helping them get what they need, as well as helping us keeping supplies organized. Need to be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
Volunteers are needed to help distribute prepackaged food to families. This includes, but is not limited to signing in families, pulling together different pieces of an order, weighing the food, and bringing food out to families waiting in their cars. The program will run June 22nd – September 2nd. Volunteers typically work on teams in 2-3 hour shifts, depending on the day. We are open for distribution Tuesdays (3pm-7pm), Wednesdays (11am-2pm) and Thursdays (10am-12pm). You are welcome to sign up for a single shift, but we encourage a regular commitment.
Volunteers are needed to help pack bags of food for the program, this includes but is not limited to pulling together ingredients needed for the weeks menu, packaging, labeling, and restoring the food according to requirements. The program will run June 22nd – September 2nd. Volunteers typically work on teams in 2-3 hour shifts, the bulk of the work will be done on Mondays (X-X) and the last minute preparations are done on Tuesdays (1pm-3pm). You are welcome to sign up for a single shift, but we encourage a regular commitment.
On Wednesday afternoons volunteers are needed at the PHP Food Pantry to restock the shelves in preparation of Distribution on Thursdays. This includes pulling food forward or stocking from storage areas. It can also include general organizing, cleaning and other tasks. Volunteers typically work in 1-2 hour shifts, between 2:15pm-4:00pm. This does require some heavy lifting and some training. For this job we strongly encourage a regular commitment.
On Thursdays from 10:00am-12:00 pm, volunteers are needed to deliver groceries to clients, who are unable to come to the pantry. Volunteers for this must be able to carry multiple bags of groceries up a flight of stairs. They also need to provide the transportation for deliveries. At the moment we are looking for additional drivers, who are willing to be on call in case we need extra drivers one day. Food is picked up from the PHP Food Pantry; all home deliveries are within Burlington.
21 Murray Ave. Open daily during daylight hours.
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