Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness

Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:12+, Orientation Required

Bag Packing at Second Harvest (LCVC)

Volunteers will help to pack bags for school children in need. On weeks when there is not school, volunteers wil assist with sorting and packing of food boxes. 

During the months of June and July volunteers will be not be packing bags, but will be working on repack tasks. 

Second Harvest gathers and provides resources to hunger-relief agencies serving individuals and families in Crawford, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties.

Things to remember: You'll be sorting food in a warehouse so please wear closed toed shoes and clothes you don't mind getting dirty.

Age Limits: This project is for volunteers age 12 and up. Anyone under the age of 18 must bring a signed signed youth waiver found here. Anyone under the age of 16 must have a parent/guardian volunteering with them for the duration of the project.

If you would like to bring a non-oriented volunteer (friend/family member) please email the Opportunity Leader to request permission and reserve a guest spot.

Special Driving Instructions: Second Harvest has a parking lot available for volunteers. Volunteers will meet the Volunteer Leader in the main reception area or inside the Volunteer Break Room, which is the last door on the right before entering the warehouse.

This project is part of the partnership between HandsOn NEO and United Way of Greater Lorain County to expand volunteer opportunities in Lorain County. Wherever you live or work, we would love to have you join us for these projects managed by volunteer leaders through this partnership!

Look for updates and projects tagged, "Lorain County Volunteer Connection!" or "LCVC!"   

This is a youth-friendly, YVC project and youth ages 12-18 are encouraged to sign up!

HandsOn is proud to be an affiliate of the Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC). Our mission is to create volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. The program offers volunteer projects for youth ages 11 to 18 on weekends, after school and during the summer. HandsOn Northeast Ohio's YVC is one of over 40 affiliates spread across North America.

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