Bemidji Community Food Shelf

bcfs

 
Bemidji Community Food Shelf is a faith-based, caring place that listens to those who are experiencing food insecurity. We work with our partners to be inclusive and to provide fresh, nourishing foods for those living in Beltrami County and the Bemidji School District.

 

bcfsmn.org

 

BROWSE THROUGH THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES BELOW:

Intake Interviewer

Join our great family of volunteers!

If you are interested in people, understand computer basics, and are detail-oriented, this job could be for you!  Join a team of trained interviewers and interact with our clients in a meaningful way.  You will greet clients and enter their information into the computer, we have a monthly meeting to talk about protocol and discuss various issues. You select your availability each month. Shifts are generally 3 hours, either morning or afternoon, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. You choose your schedule. This is a very flexible position.This is a seated position. Email or call with any questions.

Additional Details

  • 18 and older
  • Is Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Bemidji Community Food Shelf
1260 Exchange Ave SE
Bemidji, MN 56601

Volunteer

In-office Support

Support Within Reach's Bemidji Office has been remodeled to include a much larger and welcoming lobby area. We are looking for someone to greet clients as they come in the office, work on office tasks, and answer phones. This volunteer position is flexible with scheduling and will adapt to volunteer's schedule. Must be a people person hold high standards of confidentiality.

This position does require the mandated 40 hour advocacy training in which Support Within Reach can provide. We hope to hear from you!

Additional Details

  • 18 and older
  • Is Family Friendly
  • Is Wheelchair Accessible
  • Ongoing
  • 8am-5pm (Mon-Thurs), 8am-Noon (Friday)

Site Supervisor

Kori Nelson
k.nelson@supportwithinreach.org

Location

Support Within Reach
1510 Bemidji Ave N
Bemidji, MN 56601
 

Volunteer

Food Sample Preparer

We are looking for people interested in preparing samples for food shelf customers in our waiting room kitchen. If you enjoy cooking and visiting with people, this is a perfect fit! We focus on preparing samples of healthy and easy-to-make foods. We share advice and recipes with folks in order to help them learn about foods they may not be familiar with. You will choose your days, how much time you would like to spend and you choose what to cook. Shifts available are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays shifts can be from  9-12 or 12-2.

Additional Details

  • 18 and older
  • Indoors
  • M, W, F 9 am - 12:15 pm or 12 - 3:30 pm

Location

Bemidji Community Food Shelf
1260 Exchange Ave SE
Bemidji, MN 56601

Volunteer

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

BCFS is a faith-based non-profit organization founded in 1982 by several area churches. We are located in beautiful Northern Minnesota in the Bemidji Industrial Park and have developed a five-acre farm adjacent to our facility. In 2019 we became a SuperShelf, offering healthy choices in a bright, inviting atmosphere. With a staff of seven and hundreds of volunteers, we provide emergency food on a monthly basis for over 3000 area households.

Job Description (click here)

Email Letter of Interest and Resume to:

klmack@paulbunyan.net

Location:

Bemidji Community Food Shelf
1260 Exchange Ave SE
Bemidji, MN 56601