Seasonal Volunteer Opportunities with ACFB Partner Agencies

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We at the Atlanta Community Food Bank are deeply touched by the enormous outpouring of volunteer support we receive and often find that we are not able to accommodate all who are interested in volunteering during the holiday months.  In an effort to better serve our partners in hunger relief during this time, we'd like to share a few volunteer opportunities offered by our partner agencies:

  1. Southwest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center Mobile Food Distribution on November 23, December 13 or December 21
  2. Preparing and serving meals with Café 458 weekday mornings through December

Volunteer Project:  Southwest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center Mobile Food Distribution
Volunteer date(s) and times: November 23, December 13, December 21 from 9:00am to 1:00pm
About this agency:  The Southwest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center is a partnership of faith communities serving, caring for and loving God's people. The mobile distribution is a highly effective method of serving the communities where we live by providing much needed food to families who need it. For more information on this agency, please visit their website.
Location: 1040 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30310
Volunteer Position Description:   The food is delivered by mobile unit to parking lot of agency.  Volunteers are needed to place food items in bags and hand to families in need.
Number of volunteers needed:  30
Skills and age requirements: Will accept volunteers ages 8 and older if accompanied by adult.
Questions/To sign up: Contact Ernesta Ingram at sweeac@bellsouth.net and mention you heard about this opportunity on ACFB's website.


Volunteer ProjectAtlanta Center for Self-Sufficiency (ACSS) meal preparation, service and cleanup in ACSS’s Café 458, a community kitchen in a restaurant-style setting. 
Volunteer date(s) and times: Mon-Fri 9:00- 12:30
About this agency: The Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency empowers homeless individuals in the greater Atlanta community to achieve economic self-sufficiency and their ultimate potential to thrive in life. Café 458 provides healthy and nutritious daily meals in a restaurant-style setting, freshly prepared and served by volunteers. For more information, please visit their website.
Location:  458 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta GA 30312
Volunteer Position Description:  Café 458 volunteer duties include meal preparation, cooking, lunch service, and clean-up.
Number of volunteers needed:  Individuals and small groups of 4. If you are interested in bringing a larger group than we have available space for, please contact the Volunteer Services Manager for other options.
Skills and age requirements: 18 years of age. Standing for long periods of time is involved, as well as some light lifting or bending during clean up.
Questions/To sign upVisit their website or contact the Volunteer Services Manager at Alison.Maddox@Atlantacss.org and mention you heard about this opportunity on ACFB's website. You MUST register as a volunteer AND sign up on line for the dates you are available to help.