Volunteer

You can make the difference! Help us provide 300,000 pounds of food per week to the families in our community who need it the most.

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SCHEDULE

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays we sort food for our 200+ agencies.

Thursdays, we have an assembly line to prep for the kids’ backpack buddy bag program and our Friday co-op.

Fridays, we have approximately 300 families come through our warehouse and receive food through our Help Yourself co-op and donated items from local grocery stores.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • CLOSED TOED shoes required in the warehouse (sneakers are ideal).
  • This is a warehouse environment.  During the summer, it can be warm and in the winter, it can be cool; layered clothing is recommended.  Cold, bottled water is provided.
  • Clothing should be comfortable and family-friendly (T-shirts and jeans are ideal)
  • Volunteers will be standing, lifting and bending throughout their shift; lifting requirements for some tasks may be up to 40 lbs., though generally lighter.
  • Volunteers need to sign in and out at the start and end of their shifts.
  • NEW VOLUNTEERS:  Training begins at 8 AM and takes about 15 minutes.  As a courtesy to volunteer trainers, please arrive a few minutes early for your shift so that training can begin promptly.

QUALIFIED VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers 12-15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  Volunteers 16 and 17 years of age may volunteer independently but must have a parent or legal…