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Sack Summer Hunger Volunteer Shifts Now Online!

When school ends in May, so do the healthy breakfast and lunches that students in our community rely on. 

From June 10 to August 5, Metrocrest Services will distribute nutritious easy-to-prepare breakfast, lunch, and snacks to area youngsters. You can do your part to help our community neighbors by volunteering!

The shifts are now available online:
  • Click here to available shifts or to sign-up as a new volunteer
  • Signing up as a group please email Brittni Coe to alert how many people will be part of your group
  • Returning volunteers sign into your online account and select the time that fits your schedule

We have an urgent volunteer(s) need to fillWarehouse Packing Team

Volunteers will assist in packing the Sack Summer Hunger food bags

  • Wednesday, July 26 | 12:00pm -  2:00pm (12 volunteers needed)

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Sign-up is Simple

Step 1: Complete Online Application
 
Step 2: Attend a Tour

Tours are held twice a month on a Thursday and Saturday and you will receive an email with available dates/times after you complete your online application -- view upcoming tour dates.

Step 3: Sign-up for Volunteer Shift(s)

After you’ve completed online application and attended a tour – you may then sign up to volunteer through our online scheduling site. 

Need more information about getting involved by volunteering? Email Brittni Coe, Volunteer Manager, or call 469-317-2541.

Brittni Coe, Volunteer Manager
What is the minimum age to volunteer? 
Minimum age for volunteer shifts is 13 yrs old.  Volunteers between the ages of 13 and 15 yrs old must be accompanied by parent.  At 16 yrs old volunteers may volunteer without parental supervision.

Where will I go for my volunteer shift?
Volunteer shift and seasonal program locations vary based on activity.  Locations are generally noted during registration.

Food pantry is located on-site at: 13801 Hutton Drive, Suite 150 Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Resale Store shifts is located:  2661 Midway Road, Suite 207, Carrollton, TX 75006 (Bent Tree Shopping Plaza)

Do you have weekends or evenings volunteer positions?
Yes. Weekend and evening positions are available through our Resale Store. Some weekend and evening shifts are also available through seasonal programs.

Are background checks required?
Certain positions require a background check prior to volunteering, which include, Home Delivered Meals, Transportation, and Minor Home Repair programs.

Can I work my Community Service Restitution (CSR) hours at Metrocrest Services?
Yes, Metrocrest Services accepts CSR applicants. Hours are available through our food pantry and Resale Store. Orientation for CSR hours are every Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at 13801 Hutton Drive, Suite 150, Farmers Branch, TX 75234

Food Pantry: Monday through Friday | 8-12, 10-2, 1-5
Resale Store: Monday through Saturday |  9-1, 1-5, 5-7

Offenses we do not accomdate are: assault, sexual, and/or *theft-related offences
*cannot complete CSR hours at our Resale Store

Can I fulfill requirements for high school, college, or my social organization?
Yes, the best options for students or individuals needing a set number of hours are with our seasonal programs or the food pantry.  Please note, most hours outside of seasonal programs are available during weekdays. Minimum age requirement, refer here.

Can my group volunteer?
Yes, Seasonal programs offer the most options for groups. Groups are also needed to assist with minor home repair projects, and for other special tasks. For groups interested in the food pantry please email or call the volunteer manager.

How do I apply for an internship?
Metrocrest Services offers several internship opportunities, more info. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to the Volunteer Manager.