United Against Poverty is an organization that believes in second chances. We are proud to offer a community service program, and hope that you find your volunteer experience rewarding. Court-ordered volunteers are required to attend Volunteer Orientation before they are able to volunteer with our organization.

Please be advised: No violent or sexually based offenses are accepted into our program. No exceptions.

United Against Poverty does not accept donations of any kind (monetary, food, etc.) in exchange for volunteer hours. United Against Poverty reserves the right to deny or revoke volunteer privileges at any time, for any reason.

Volunteer Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Stocking Shelves
  • Sanitation & Clean-Up
  • Produce
  • Freezers
  • Bulk/Wholesale Product
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Sanitation Assistant

Volunteers use the campus cleaning checklist to complete daily, weekly, or monthly projects. Duties include but are not limited to: Mop up spills and leaks around campus to prevent accidents. Use rags and wipes to clean any portion of the store, concentrating on those areas susceptible to high human contact (i.e. door handles) or traffic. Remove trash from offices, grocery program, and exterior of building Sweep, mop, and remove trash from restrooms Assisting with various pest control measures Sweep and remove trash/debris from parking lot

Orlando, FL

11/27/20 6:00 AM + more

Grocery Assistant

As an assistant in our Member Share Grocery Program (MSGP), volunteers may serve in any of the following areas: Produce: stocking the produce coolers and creating beautiful displays for the fresh produce we recieve daily. Freezers: cleaning, organizing, and stocking our display freezers. Stocking Shelves: cleaning, organizing, and making sure our aisles are full and appealling to our members. Warehouse: Sort product coming in from our Distribution Center, assist with pricing, and breakdown boxes using our cardboard bailer. Bulk: oragnizing and pricing wholesale items through the Grocery Program. Member Marketplace: processing incoming clothing donations and organizing aisles of household items, school/art supplies, and other goodies. Campus Clean-up: Help us keep our campus beautiful! Volunteers help with various sanitation duties, including parking lot pick-up, gathering carts, sweeping, mopping, and wiping down services.

Orlando, FL

11/27/20 6:00 AM + more

Member Marketplace Assistant

Assist in product placement, straightening, maintenance, and appearance of products on shelves and racks, keep aisles clear, re-stock shelves with merchandise left near the register. Inventory new product arrivals and assist in labeling price on new items. Assist donors to and from their vehicles with incoming donations. Unpack the donations, check for damage, and organize clothing racks.

Orlando, FL

11/27/20 12:30 PM + more

Front End Volunteer

Volunteers assist the cashiers by bagging groceries for clients as they go through the checkout line, and help clients to their vehicle. During slow times, consolidate the bread on the bread racks by the registers, and bring down new bread racks from the warehouse as necessary. Volunteers also assist in product placement, straightening, maintenance, and appearance of products on shelves and racks, keep aisles clear, re-stock shelves with merchandise left near the register. Inventory new product arrivals.

Orlando, FL

11/27/20 8:30 AM + more

Volunteer Orientation

Thank you for registering for Volunteer Orientation! Individual volunteers provide crucial support to our daily operations, and we want to make sure everyone is trained on the proper safety techniques and procedures in our Member Share Grocery Program. Here are a few things you need to know for Orientation: 1. Orientation begins at 2:00 pm, please be on time. Doors are closed at 2:15 pm, and you will have to reschedule for the next available date. 2. Where to go: We will meet in the Volunteer Building, located just past our main campus. The address is 102 W. ILLiana St. Orlando, FL 32806. You will see our signage along the fence. 3. Adjudicated volunteers must bring documentation of their charge or offense. You will not be able to volunteer without showing that paperwork. Please be advised, as outlined on the volunteer application: We do not accept violent or sexually-based offenses.

Orlando, FL

12/1/20 2:00 PM + more

UAP Mobile Market- Engelwood Neighborhood Center

To further assist families during this increased time of need, we will be bringing a refrigerated truck with eggs and mixed produce to the Engelwood Community Center at the invitation of City of Orlando. Staff & Volunteers will be distributing produce for a small handling fee of between $1 and $5. Join us for this special event and connect with your community!

Orlando, FL

12/5/20 9:00 AM