Volunteer to be our Food Distribution Volunteer! Part-time, approximately 4 hours/twice a month
CHEER is seeking drivers to serve as our Food Distribution Volunteers. These volunteer positions currently will require approximately 3 - 4 hours twice a month. These positions will provide support to CHEER's Long Branch Healthy Food Access Program (LBHFAP). Through the LBHFAP, individuals with type 2 diabetes receive free food for 12 straight weeks. While the food is available weekly from three sources, CHEER is currently responsible for delivery approximately twice a month. The dates and times when we need drivers to deliver food are Wednesdays from approximately 3 to 7pm. For more information about the program click here.
These positions require approximately 3-4 hours twice a month. Volunteers will report to the LBHFAP Food Distribution Manager.
Duties and responsibilities (include, but are not limited to)
• Deliver food to program participants within the following zip codes 20901, 20902, 20903, 20904, 20910, 20912.
• Report delivery completion
• Conduct other assigned tasks as needed
• Candidates considered for this position must be friendly, organized, self-motivated, and reliable
• Bilingual (Spanish) a plus, but not required
• Moderate level of comfort with technology
• Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license, access to an automobile, and have GPS access
CHEER will pay mileage reimbursement. Individuals in this position will be able to give back to the community, and meet new people.
To apply, please complete the application below. Candidates will be subject to background check. If you have questions, please email Lucia Zegarra at or call (301)589-3633.
We need a "bank" of drivers. The need is continuous.
CHEER’s goal is to provide people with the knowledge and ability to create healthy, thriving communities. We strive to create safe and inclusive communities that produce equal opportunities for individual growth and fulfillment. Our efforts are focused on Long Branch and Takoma Park.
CHEER is a nonprofit organization that seeks to build community capacity in Takoma Park and Long Branch. CHEER promotes civic participation by identifying shared community vision and goals, and gathering the information and resources needed to measure and fulfill them. These goals for the Takoma Park Long Branch community include: Economic opportunity for all; Improved health and health care access; Diverse, well connected, and safe neighborhoods; and Youth being prepared for life. CHEER provides opportunity and support for activities that improve the community. More information can be obtained on our website, www.communitycheer.org.