Volunteer projects vary based on need and may include inspecting and sorting food, stocking, cleaning, loading cars, sorting thrift store donations, client processing, traffic control, and other opportunities.

Volunteers must be 12 years or older accompanied by an adult or 16 years or older unaccompanied.

Volunteers need to be able to lift a minimum of 35 lbs and have the ability to stand for 3 hours or more.

Closed toe shoes are required.

Volunteer times are based on location:
Food Bank warehouse and distribution- 8:45 AM- 12 PM Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Thrift Store- 9 AM- 4 PM Monday- Saturday
Dental Clinic- 9 AM- 5 PM Monday- Thursday
Special Events- Seasonal

*Anyone in need of court mandated volunteer hours must be able to supply a photo ID and a copy of charges in order to be considered.*

Group Volunteering:

The Food Bank provides excellent group volunteer opportunities to schools, churches, civic organizations and employers throughout the Northshore community. Whether it’s to increase awareness of hunger in our community, satisfy community service hours, or provide team building for your organization, the Food Bank is ready to partner with you. The Food Bank’s volunteer opportunities include sorting food, packing food in boxes, and distributing food to recipients, and more. If you would like to schedule a group please contact Ginger Kunkle, Volunteer Coordinator, at 985-893-3003x101 or gkunkle@northshorefoodbank.org.

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