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LifeSpring Grocery Shopping Assistant

The LifeSpring Drop-in Center is a safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming space for youth and young adults 18-25 years of age who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. All services are free of charge. The drop in center is open Monday-Friday from 10am-2pm.

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Specific Activities
  • Arriving promptly at 7:30am every Tuesday to meet supervisor at The Drop- in Center at Lifeline Community Services Vista Campus. Supervisor will leave at 7:30am providing transportation for Volunteer to local grocery store.
  • Assisting supervisor shop for large quantity of groceries to feed LifeSpring clients for the week.
  • Loading and unloading groceries from car.
  • Dividing groceries for each family.
  • Being cautious and mindful of food allergies, by making sure each families food has been bagged accurately.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
  • Organization skills
  • Being detail-oriented
  • Having high energy
  • Demonstrate awareness of trauma-informed, client-driven, and culturally sensitive care
  • Being open and flexible to new tasks that may be requested by program staff 
  • Culturally sensitive, respectful, welcoming, non-judgmental, punctual, empathetic, and committed
Compensation and Benefits
  • Serving the community by providing your time to help with food distribution to low income families.
  • Networking opportunities and free trainings
  • Professional development in the field of Social Services
Physical Demands/Work Environment
TB Test, Drug Screening, and Live Scan Background Check

  • masks/face coverings required onsite (regardless of vaccination status), social distancing enforced, vaccine encouraged
Work Schedule
  • Lifeline Community Services Vista Campus- The Drop-in Center. Albertsons in Vista (transportation from Vista Campus to Albertsons provided by supervisor.)
  • Tuesdays from 7:30am-10:30am
  • At least six months or one semester commitment expected