Volunteer

We would love for you to join our team to help serve groceries to over 20,000 individuals a year!

Weekly Volunteers

Current openings to serve weekly at our service distributions (see below for role descriptions)

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 AM-12 PM: truck receiver/food sorter (must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 25 pounds)
  • Tuesdays, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM:  bagging room, produce stand, warehouse
  • Wednesdays, 8:30-11:45 AM:  cardboard box cutter
  • Thursdays, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM:  produce stand (weekly and every 2nd, 4th and 5th Thursday)
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:30-11:30 AM: gardeners for the TLFB garden

If you are interested in one of the above positions,
please email Michele Cordoba at Volunteer@TwinLakesFoodbank.org

Weekly Volunteer Roles
  • Bagging room: make sure shelves are stocked with food both before food bank opens and during hours of operation; fill grocery bags to distribute to families based on family size; and interact with and prepare customized bags of food for our homeless clients.
  • Front Counter: check inventory on dairy and meat products before doors open to public; pull desserts and beverages to place on counter; greet clients; verify registration ticket for family size; distribute grocery bags, meat, and dairy products based on family size; and restock bread, desserts, and baby food items during slow periods.
  • Produce Stand: set up produce stand; bring out perishable produce from refrigerators and non-perishables from storage and place fruits and vegetables into baskets; distribute produce to clients; clean-up and breakdown produce stand after we’re closed.
  • Refrigeration/Shelf Stocking: check dates on food; rotate food placing older food in front and newer food towards back; and change expiration dates on refrigerator daily as a guide to what gets placed in fridge and what is thrown out as spoilage.
  • Registration: greet clients; register new and returning clients into the computer system; make event reservations, answer general client questions; and provide resources to clients as needed.
  • Warehouse: build EFAP/USDA bags; distribute EFAP/USDA food to clients who requested them; and sort non-perishable items when not assisting clients.

Periodic Volunteers

Can you help out once in a while?  Volunteers are needed periodically to work in our garden and to sort food. 

Click below for

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers must be at least 12 years old.

Minors between 12 and 15 years old MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Please complete and bring the waiver with you to your first assignment.

Click to download our  WAIVER