You Make a Difference Every Day!
Volunteering at FISH
--> Do not come to work if you are experiencing any cold or flu-like symptoms.
WASH or SANITIZE your hands upon entering the food bank and as needed while working there.
Please remember that mask wearing is a requirement when you are working at FISH.
Volunteers who are working outside and distributing food to clients must also wear masks if 6' distancing cannot be maintained. That means if you are within 6' of a client to pass them groceries, confirm information, or ask questions, you must wear a mask: See the Oregon Food Bank's policy statement here.
Coronavirus/ Covid-19 Update: Volunteers, please read the flyer with additional details. You're required to comply with the mask and health requirements in order to continue volunteering.
The Oregon Health Authority reminds everyone to:
Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
If you are sick (including volunteers), stay home to avoid spreading germs
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing/sneezing
Maintain 6' of social distance between yourself and others
Thank you for helping out! Whether it's unloading trucks, sorting produce, helping clients shop, or stocking shelves, we couldn't help so many families without your efforts and dedication.
Civil Rights Training 2020
Each year volunteers need to review Civil Rights training to remind us all of how we treat the clients who visit us for food aid.
Please watch the video, review the flyer on Volunteer Responsibilities, and then complete the form. If you're unable to access the on-line form, contact Billie Stevens to let her know you completed the training.
This volunteer brochure will help guide you through the expectations that FISH and the Oregon Food Bank have involving the treatment of all clients and volunteers with respect and dignity. Please read it.
We take food safety seriously at FISH.
All volunteers who have been instructed by Billie Stevens that they need this training should review the food safety video carefully. After watching it, take the quiz, and then let Billie know you've done the training so she can record your participation.
The FoodKeeper helps you understand food and beverages storage. It will help you maximize the freshness and quality of items. By doing so you will be able to keep items fresh longer than if they were not stored properly. It was developed by the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, with Cornell University and the Food Marketing Institute. It is also available as a mobile application for Android and Apple devices.
The Duty Roster for December 2020 through April 2021 is here.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; by fax at (202) 690-7442; or by email at email@example.com.
Partner with Us
Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making FISH Food Bank an even better Non-Profit Organization than it already is. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.
Volunteer Your Time
During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, our need for volunteers is reduced because we have to limit the number of people working at any one time. But if you're interested, please get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.
Make a Donation
Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Make a Donation and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.