Food Bank and Warehouse Volunteer

Food Bank

Volunteer Description: Our Food Bank has a wide variety of volunteer positions. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Greet and welcome Food Bank guests
  • Determine eligibility using drivers’ licenses or identity cards
  • Sign in or register new guests by entering basic information into our Food Bank database
  • Help guests to carry groceries to their cars
  • Within the Food Bank, help move boxes of food around and stage for distribution
  • Sort and bag fresh produce
  • Assist with food distribution and replenish food bins
  • Tactfully reinforce Food Bank policies regarding the number of items available depending on family size
  • During Food Bank open hours, assist clients in locating and selecting clothing appropriate to their needs

Skills Necessary:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to read fine print on driver’s licenses and other documents
  • Comfortable in a busy environment
  • Ability to work on your feet for several hours
  • Volunteers must be physically fit and able to lift heavy objects repeatedly throughout their shifts
  • Courtesy and helpfulness are expected
  • Closed toe shoes are required
  • Fluency in English, and a foreign language is a plus
  • Good customer service skills and the ability to work in a team are required


Volunteer Description: Our Warehouse has a wide variety of volunteer positions. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Working in and out of doors
  • Lifting, carrying and moving heavy objects
  • Sorting and organizing
  • Using hand trucks, hydraulic hand carts and forklifts (if qualified)

Skills Necessary:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Willingness to work outside in inclement weather
  • Ability to follow instructions and work in a safe manner
  • Ability to commit to a 4 hour shift