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Heavy Lifter - Unload Delivery Trucks at New York Common Pantry

 

Heavy Lifter - Unload Delivery Trucks at New York Common Pantry

Heavy Lifters are needed to assist the New York Common Pantry unload thousands of pounds of produce and dry goods that will be distributed to the families that are served by the pantry. The delivery will be large, and volunteers will be bringing the order in from the trucks regardless of the weather conditions. You will be lifting heavy boxes, bags of fruits and vegetables, and may be using hand trucks outdoors in all weather conditions. This is a busy, fast moving project that will leave you tired but with a smile on your face.
Volunteers should be:
• comfortable lifting up to 50lb!
• able to load and manage hand trucks,
• prepared to go outside in all types of weather
• work as part of a team

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Established in 1980, New York Common Pantry (NYCP) (formerly Yorkville Common Pantry) is one of the largest single-site community-based food pantries in New York City. Every year, NYCP provides over 600,000 meals to individuals and families throughout its neighborhood of East Harlem and the Upper East Side. NYCP strives to promote the dignity and self-sufficiency of homeless individuals. In addition to meeting its clients’ basic needs, NYCP offers counseling, medical care, nutrition education, and other services to achieve this mission.