Volunteer Opportunities

Morning Warehouse Cleaning

Everyday the Food Bank prepares for the public by sweeping and mopping the floors in our warehouse. It is an integral piece of our operations as we strive to maintain a friendly, clean, inviting atmosphere for those who visit us. We could use a little extra help with this specific task and if you don’t mind pushing a broom or a mop then this job is for you! Shifts are available Monday through Friday (you can do just one day, or as may days as you would like) and it takes 1-2 hours.


Become a regular weekday volunteer!

Shifts are available Monday through Friday between 9 am and 4 pm in 2 or 3 hour sessions (sorry no weekend opportunities).  Regular volunteers perform all the necessary daily tasks required to prepare for and distribute food to households requesting assistance.  This includes: sorting and accepting donations, stocking shelves, repackaging bulk foods, preparing food boxes, doing dishes, mopping floors, driving, and warehouse organization.


Become an on-call volunteer!

Can’t commit to a shift every week? Register to become an on-call volunteer for times you may be avialable when our regular volunteers cannot make thier shifts.  We will place you on a list and call you at a time when a need arises.  You may or may not be able to help when we call, but we will keep you on our list either way.  We have a special need for on-call volunteers throughout the holiday season.


Volunteer to help with our Senior Grocery Program!

Only have a couple of hours a month, but still want to give back?  The Senior Grocery Program is the perfect opportunity for you!  Once a month we pack and distribute supplemental groceries for qaulifying area seniors in Park, Gallatin, and Madison Counties.   We could use some extra hands packing and/or delivering groceries to the wonderful seniors in our community.


Volunteer for our Summer Lunch Program!

Only have extra time during the summer months?  Volunteer to help the Food Bank prepare and distribute lunches to more than 200 children per day throughout the months of June, July and August.


Volunteer in our Garden!

Do you love to garden or just like being outside getting dirty?  The Food Bank has 12 raised beds during the summer months where volunteers help to plant, maintain, and harvest fresh produce that is distributed to families in need.  

Volunteer to help during special events and/or fundraisers!

Be placed on our on-call list for help during any or all of our annual events including food drives and fundraisers.


Interested in helping out?

Complete the Volunteer Registration Form or Group Volunteer Form .

Or call the Food Bank at 586.7600 and ask to speak to Bethel, our Volunteer Coordinator in person!


HRDC is a 501(c)3 non-profit Community Action Agency. We provide programs and services in the areas of housing, food and nutrition, child and youth development, senior empowerment, transportation, energy assistance, and community development.




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