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JEE Foods is pleased to offer a variety of volunteer opportunities that can fit your schedule across the Cincinnati area. Whether you would like to volunteer by yourself or in a group, inside or outside, once or recurring, we have an opportunity for you.

No matter which opportunity you select, you will have a team of passionate students dedicated to making the volunteer process as rewarding and seamless as it can be for you. If you have any questions or can't find an opportunity that matches what you would like to do, please reach out to us!

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Ways to Volunteer

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Serve at a food distribution

Periodically, JEE Foods will host a mass food distribution. During these short events, we need volunteers to help load cars with food and keep the line moving.

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Become a food rescuer

Be the link between our food donors and nonprofits. If you have a car and 30 minutes, you can be a food rescuer and ensure that excess food avoids the landfill.

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Volunteer at our pantry

We need your help stocking shelves and serving guests. You can help ensure that food is efficiently routed to those most in-need by supporting our logistics.

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Are you looking for group volunteering opportunities? Please email us at volunteer@jeefoods.org

Serve at a Food Distribution

Description

Food distributions are short 2-hour events where large trucks are unloaded and directly distributed to those in-need and our partnering nonprofits.

Role

As a volunteer, you will help us keep the line moving efficiently. You would be stationed throughout the line and help us load vehicles with food. You would be working in a team environment. This event can be fast-paced but has a large impact.

Location(s)

Food distributions typically occur in Ross, Ohio, or downtown Hamilton, Ohio. However, we travel to wherever the food is available in the tri-state. If you receive notifications of these opportunities, you will be provided the exact location and the ability to opt-out. 

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Family-Friendly

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Become a Food Rescuer

Description

Food rescuers are the backbone of our operations. Rescuers will use their own cars and transport food between a food donor and a nonprofit agency. During your rescue, you will have step-by-step instructions to make sure that it is as easy as possible.

Role

As a rescuer, you will utilize the Food Rescue US software to view available rescues and select one that matches your schedule. Then, you'll follow the information in the app to pick up and drop-off the food. Each rescue only takes about 30 minutes!

Location(s)

Rescues occur throughout the week and throughout the tri-state. We have rescues spanning from West Chester to Harrison and everywhere in between. Inside the Food Rescue US app, you will see the specific areas that are available. 

This opportunity is powered by Food Rescue US

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Family-Friendly

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Volunteer at our Pantry and Warehouse

Description

Our pantry and warehouse are where we store and prep excess food to be sent out to our nonprofit organizations and our guests. At the warehouse, we utilize volunteers to unload trucks and sort food, and at the pantry, we serve guests.

Role

As a volunteer, you would help unload trucks and sort food in a warehouse environment. You would need to be able to lift 30-50lbs without issues. At the pantry, you would help stock shelves and prepare the area for guests as well as help them through the pantry.

Location(s)

Food Pantry

3371 Hamilton Cleves Rd. Hamilton, Ohio 45013

Warehouse

131 N. Third St. Hamilton, Ohio 45011

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Mellow

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Family-Friendly

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