Volunteers are the heart of the FoodBank. They organize food drives, sort donations, fill agency orders and help with office work and mailings. Some volunteers contribute their professional or trade skills.

Please consider joining our volunteer team. We provide a pleasant and friendly working environment and the chance to make a difference in the lives of the 131,000 people we serve.

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We can’t do it without you!

Volunteer Guidelines

Individual Volunteers

  • Volunteers must be age 13 and up. If you are under 13, please consider running a food drive.
  • Prospective volunteers will be invited to attend orientation meetings and given a tour of the facility. Food sorters will need to view an orientation video before starting–WATCH IT HERE NOW.

  • Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator to schedule times to volunteer after filling out application. Volunteer hours in the sort room can be anytime between 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm, Monday through Friday.

Volunteer Groups

Looking for a team-building event for your organization? Consider a volunteer day at the FoodBank.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Food Sorting & Packing
Assist with sorting donated food and repacking for distribution. Training is provided. Some light lifting and closed shoes required. Year-round

A Volunteer Evening
Looking for an opportunity to volunteer without a long-term commitment? Occasionally, we have evening and weekend volunteer opportunities in the sort room.

Check-Out Hunger
Setup and monitor fundraising campaigns in grocery stores near your home. September through December.

Clerical/Data Entry
Help with filing, phones and other clerical duties. Year-round

Tax Preparation Volunteer
Help people in need prepare and file their taxes from Jan-April. Training Provided.

Food Drive
Arrange with your school, neighborhood, business, rotary club, etc. to donate, collect and deliver food. For all ages.

Information/Special Events Tables
Staff information tables at various venues to give out information about The FoodBank; help with special event mailings or other activities.

Mobile Pantry
Assist in food distribution from the mobile truck once a month in various locations.

Do you have a green thumb? Work with our farmer and help plant, maintain and harvest vegetables in our garden and greenhouse. See our Garden Program page for more details. Spring, Summer and Fall