Volunteer Application for Food Bank of Eastern Michigan.

    Please provide your contact information.

    1. Verify that you are a human. Type the text from the image.

    Tell Us About Yourself.

    We love to learn more about our volunteers.

    When You Can Help.

    Let us know how often we can reach out.

    1. Please check the days and times that you are typically available to volunteer.

      Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    2. Is there a specific number of hours you'd like to pledge?

      How often would you like to help?

    Additional Information.

    Just a few more questions.

    1. For events that may provide T-Shirts.

      Let us know if you have any restrictions in case we cater food.

      1. I am volunteering as a(n)*
      2. My volunteer/community service is*
      3. If your volunteer/community service is fulfilling a requirement, how many hours are needed?

    Emergency Contact.

    In the event of an emergency, whom should we notify.

    The Home Stretch.

    You're done. Click the Finish button to complete your volunteer application.

    Please watch the video below and read through the Volunteer Policies and Procedures. You will need to agree with these terms and conditions before your application can be processed.

    • All volunteers must sign-in at the beginning of their shift and sign-out after completing their shift.
    • Proper clothing for work in the warehouse must be worn.
    • Sneakers, work shoes or boots are required. No heels, open-toed shoes or sandals are permitted in the warehouse.
    • Please leave purses, jewelry and other valuables at home or locked in your car.
    • The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan will not be responsible for any missing personal belongings.
    • No running, smoking or wearing headphones or cell phone use in the warehouse.
    • Eating or drinking is not permitted in the warehouse at any time.
    • All volunteers must enter the Food Bank through the volunteer entrance on the right side of the building
    • Climbing on the equipment, machinery or pallets is prohibited.
    • Please stay out of the way of forklift traffic.
    • No one under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will be permitted to volunteer.
    • Report all accidents and injuries immediately to supervisor.
    • Wash your hands after handling food items, observe good housekeeping habits.
    • Report any safety hazards you see immediately to your supervisor.
    • Use proper lifting techniques: when lifting heavy objects, use your legs to push upwards, keep your back straight and your body balanced. Don’t attempt to lift over 50 lbs without assistance.
    • Only designated Food Bank staff is permitted to operate forklifts, or any powered or electric equipment.
    • Running, horseplay (throwing food…), riding pallet jacks and stepping on pallets are not permitted and may result in dismissal.
    • Food and other products may not be removed from the warehouse.
    • Sexual harassment, violence, harassing behavior, or offensive speech will not be tolerated.

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