Opportunities to give back...
Help others by Volunteering at the SHARE Fund
CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPENINGS
Gerry's Emergency Food Pantry 603-330-3468
Shopper: Select items from our shelves and distribute them to families in need. Friendly personality needed as well the ability to follow established policies & procedures. Flexible schedules available. Full training provided.
Stocker: Stock the shelves of the Food Pantry before we open for services. Needed for Monday mornings 9am - 12n OR Friday mornings 9am - 12n. Must be able to do some moderate lifting. Full training provided.
Donation Transporters/Helpers: Pick up donations at local stores and sometimes at food drives in our Cargo Van. Drivers must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record. Moderate lifting required. Weekday mornings.
Emergency Financial Assistance Office 603-335-0011
Answer phones, take information and evaluate needs of people requesting financial assistance. Monday and Wednesday mornings 9-12.
Community Clothing Shop 603-335-0011
Customer Service: Mondays and/or Wednesday mornings 9am -12n OR
afternoons 12n - 3pm; 2nd & 4th Saturdays 9am-12pm. Provide assistance to shoppers, bag merchandise for customers at the front counter, screen free shoppers for eligibility, and maintain the shop racks & displays. Opportunity to learn to operate the cash register if desired (but not required). Outgoing, friendly personality needed. Full training provided.
Mondays and/or Wednesday mornings 9am -12n OR
afternoons 12n - 3pm; 2nd & 4th Saturdays 9am-12pm. Receive and sort donations, hang clothing, price merchandise, stock the shop racks, and light cleaning. Must be organized. No experience needed - Full training provided.
Board of Directors 603-335-0011
Board Member: Help guide the agency, assist with fundraisers, and vote on organizational matters. Must be able to commit to quarterly meetings on Tuesday evenings. Must live or work in Rochester/Farmington/Somersworth area, be a current or retired business professional, and be well-connected in the community. Previous Board experience desirable, but not required.
Volunteer Opportunities for People with Disabilities:
If you are looking to gain work skills, build your resume, obtain references, or just want to get out in the community to help others, we would be happy to discuss volunteer opportunities for you at the SHARE Fund. We work with many disability-serving agencies to provide customized volunteer assignments for their clients.
Community Service Requirements:
If you have community service hours to fulfill, we may have opportunities for you. If a high school student and under age 18, you must have a parent or guardian willing to volunteer with you - our volunteers are required to be 18 or over to volunteer on their own. If you have court-ordered community service hours to fulfill, we can work with you. Contact the Director at 603-335-0011 to discuss your situation.