Triangle ASHRAE ANNOUNCEMENtS

 

Call for Volunteers: Fri Apr 27, 1pm-3 at the Raleigh Food Bank

Join with your other local chapter members and become more involved in your community!

Triangle ASHRAE members will gather to help the community by volunteering to
help at our local Central NC Foodbank warehouse.
(Tasks include sorting and repackaging bulk food items and
helping their partner agencies pick up food.)

Friday April 27th, from 1 to 3PM
1924 Capital Blvd, Raleigh, NC

Volunteers MUST download the Consent form, fill it out and bring it with them. 


To Volunteer click here to go to the event page:


Foodbank LogoFrom the  Central and Eastern North Carolina Foodbank:

Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Food Bank's mission. Every day, Food Bank volunteers are making a tangible contribution to our communities. Last year, Food Bank volunteers gave a recording breaking 253,567 hours of their time. This is equivalent to 122 full-time employees -- literally doubling the size of our staff! Volunteers are vital to ensuring nutritious food reaches nearly 630,000 individuals living in food-insecure households each year.

RULES & GUIDELINES

Warehouse Dress & Guidelines: The Food Bank aims to create a fun and safe environment for our volunteers at our warehouse. Please familiarize yourself with the rules and recommendations for working at the warehouse.

  • Closed toed shoes are required. Volunteers who do not wear closed toed shoes will not be permitted in the warehouse.
  • Volunteers may not use any motorized equipment (forklifts or electric pallet jacks) and may only use manual equipment (manual pallet jacks) with proper training.
  • Food or drinks other than water are not allowed on the warehouse floor.
  • Please do not use headphones or phones (even for texting) while working in the warehouse.
  • Volunteers can park in the volunteer lot to the left of the building (follow the blue light pole signs and blue on the building).

Age Guidelines

  • Volunteers 18 and older can volunteer during any of our regular volunteer hours assuming they have scheduled in accordance to Food Bank policies.
  • Volunteers ages 12 to 17 can volunteer during our regular hours as long as they have a parent/guardian with them at all times.
  • Children ages 5 to 11 can participate with an adult during our Kids Day program.

http://www.foodbankcenc.org/site/PageServer?pagename=getinvolved_volunteer


ASHRAE GivebackASHRAE Global Giveback Week

April 22–28, 2018  is a week ASHRAE has chosen to promote community-oriented volunteer events that generate excitement at the local level, resulting in increased visibility of the Chapter with members, potential members and the general public.

Learn more on the ASHRAE website:
https://www.ashrae.org/communities/chapters/ashrae-chapters/ashrae-global-giveback 


Please remember to download the Volunteer Consent Form, fill it out, and bring it with you