Volunteering at United Food Bank
United Food Bank has numerous volunteer opportunities. We are always looking for volunteers, either on a one-time basis or on a regular basis. UFB Volunteer Application and Waivers. 

For more information on volunteering, email our volunteer coordinator at volunteer@unitedfoodbank.org or call 480-398-4470


Wednesday Family Night October 7th

We have received a big shipment of bulk food. We need to package it into smaller containers for distribution to our community partners. You and a team of other volunteers will assemble bags of pasta, rice or beans from a bulk bin.

Great opportunities for families, church groups, community service groups, etc.

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Vegetable Box

Produce Box Building - October 6th and 7th

Work with a team of volunteers to pack produce boxes with a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables that can be part of a week of nutritious meals and snacks.

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Food sorting

UFB Fall Youth Week: Food Sorting October 7th, 8th, 9th, 13th, 14th, 15th - Multiple Shifts

Volunteers may have a variety of tasks including sorting food from a large bin into 6 broad categories, inspecting cans for damage and expiration, sorting food into refined categories, or packaging and weighing completed boxes.

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Food Box Build

UFB Fall Youth Week: Emergency Food Box Building October 8th, 13th - multiple shifts

Volunteers will assemble boxes, complete orders based on a preset menu, tape and package for shipping, and restock when quantities run low. It’s a fun group activity!

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For more information on volunteering, email our volunteer coordinator at volunteer@unitedfoodbank.org or call 480-398-4470.

Felipe Jesus

Help Yourself Co-op Fridays

Help set up for a great day at the Help Yourself Food Co-op. Check food for quality and help ensure that there’s plenty for everyone. Answer client questions, chat, have some fun and KNOW you’ve made a difference.

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Family Volunteer Day

Last Minute Volunteer Opportunties (as needed)

Work with a team of volunteers to fill backpacks with a set menu of nutritious foods that kids can help themselves to all weekend long.

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Food Donation Sorting

Work with a team of volunteers screening food for quality, sorting into multiple categories and packaging for shipment. Ages 12 and up. Volunteer Sign-ups Available Last week of April for the week of May 11th going forward.

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Court Ordered Community Service

If you need to do community service hours for a court-related matter, United Food Bank may be able to help you reach your hours. We are always looking for eager volunteers. Court-ordered community service is by appointment only. Contact Krystina Wanta at kwanta@unitedfoodbank.org regarding scheduling.

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Helping Hands

Volunteers assist with building emergency non-perishable food boxes for individuals and families. This opportunity is scheduled on an as-needed basis.

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Clerical Assistance

A clerical assistance volunteer works within the main office doing such clerical tasks as filing, typing letters and data entry. We especially need help stuffing envelopes now through the Holidays. A clerical volunteer can work Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm.

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