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360 Eats Volunteer Opportunities

Location: 
  • 3100 Teal Terrace, Tampa FL 34695
  • 107 Dunbar Ave suite G, Oldsmar, FL 34677

Overall Description:  Get GEARED UP to fight food insecurity in our community with 360 Eats! 360 Eats is a partner nonprofit based in Tampa, which reshapes the food system with an innovative “360-degree” solution. The programs include a mobile food rescue service, a mobile gourmet soup kitchen, compost, and community food garden. Contact Rita Sibaja in the form at the bottom of this page to sign-up for any of 360 Eats Open Positions!

Open Positions: 

1. Food Rescue

      • Time Commitment: Multiple shifts available. 
      • Responsibilities and Duties:
        • Receiving and loading rescued Food into the Food Rescue van.
        • Weighing the food.
        • Packing Food into the storage facility.
      • Training: N/A
      • Qualifications:
        • Be at least 55 years old.
        • May be asked to be on their feet for two hours at a time.
        • Although volunteers can opt-out of jobs that they do not feel physically capable of performing, some lifting may be required.

2.Food Service- The Kitchen 24 in Oldsmar 

  • Time Commitment: ​​Multiple shifts available. 
  • Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Packaging meals at The Kitchen 24 in Oldsmar.
      • Handing meals out to the community(Safety Harbor at The Mattie Williams Neighborhood Center every Thursday in one location. Other locations to be determined.
    • Qualifications:
      • Be at least 55 years old.
      • May be asked to be on their feet for two hours at a time.
      • Although volunteers can opt out of jobs that they do not feel physically capable of doing, some lifting may be required.
    • Training: N/A

    3.Meal Prep / Clean Up- The Kitchen 24 in Oldsmar

    • Time Commitment: ​​Multiple shifts available. 
    • Number of needed volunteers:  The more, the merrier. 
    • Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Cook and prepare the week’s meals.
      • Move items to their appropriate places.
    • Qualifications: 
      • Be at least 55 years old. 
      • May be asked to be on their feet for two hours at a time.
    • Training: If you are a professional chef, this is an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your skills and represent your restaurant! Also, a perfect opportunity for those new to cooking to learn a thing or two. The best part about it is the satisfaction of knowing the nutritious gourmet meals you made will go directly to those in need.

    4.Special Events:

    • Time Commitment: ​​Flexible
    • Number of needed volunteers:  The more, the merrier. 
    • Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Event Set-Up.
      • Event Break Down.
      • Working at the booth.
      • Serve Food and engage with people
    • Qualifications: 
      • Be at least 55 years old. 
      • May be asked to be on their feet for two hours at a time.
      • Enjoy engaging with people.
      • Good communication skills.
    • Training: We are spreading the word of what we are doing and educating people about food waste.

    5 .Composting / Gardening:

    • Time Commitment: Multiple shifts available. 
    • Number of needed volunteers:  The more, the merrier. 
    • Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Haul food scraps on a weekend day from a local farmer’s market.
      • Arrange for compost distribution.
      • Ensure a clean and odor-free compost site, with a diligent eye on rodent prevention.
    • Qualifications: 
      • Be at least 55 years old. 
      • Gardening experience is a plus but not required.
    • Training: The gardens are not yet established, and plans are underway to make that a reality!