Volunteer For ACBC Food Shelf

Are you interested in helping our community?

Your time and compassion can transform lives and help us create a warm and supportive environment. Learn more about volunteering with us.

How You Can Help – Volunteer Opportunities

Food Market Volunteers

Food Market Volunteers

Join our food market team to ensure a welcoming shopping experience for participants. We’re looking for greeters, checkout attendants, and shelf stockers to keep the market running smoothly.

Administrative Support Volunteers

Administrative Support Volunteers

You’ll assist with greeting participants, answering phones, and/or calling participants signed up for our grocery delivery program.

Thrift Store Volunteers

Thrift Store Volunteers

Help organize and maintain our thrift store by sorting donations, refreshing the store's appearance, and assisting families at checkout during their shopping experience. Your efforts will ensure our visitors have access to the clothing and other items they need.

Behind The Scenes

Behind the Scenes Volunteers

Assist with sorting produce or nonperishable items, unloading donations, warehouse projects, and maintaining a clean environment. This physically active role is key to our daily operations and requires the ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

Food delivery machine


Help pick up donations and deliver essentials to those in need. This role is crucial for maintaining our inventory and ensuring access for all, particularly homebound seniors.

We’re in Urgent Need of

  • Food Stockers
  • Thrift Store Sorters and Stockers
  • Thrift Store Checkout Attendants

Do You Have Special Skills That Could Help Us?

If you have expertise in areas such as safety protocols, maintenance and repair, human resources, or any other specialized skill, your contribution can significantly enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of our operations.

We welcome professionals, tradespeople, and experts willing to donate their time and knowledge to make a difference. Join us in our mission to support and empower our community by contributing your specialized skills to the ACBC Food Shelf. To learn more about these opportunities, please fill out an application.

For more information about serving on the Board of Directors, please call us at 763-422-0046 x2 or email stephanie@acbcfoodshelf.org.

Group Volunteers and Community Engagement Hours

We offer opportunities for groups looking to make a positive impact together, whether it's a corporate team, community organization, or friends and family. Additionally, we support individuals seeking to fulfill community engagement and community service hours on a case-by-case basis. Contact us to learn more.

Who We’re Looking For

At ACBC Food Shelf, we're on the lookout for compassionate, community-minded individuals ready to make a difference. Our volunteers are the backbone of our operations, and we're seeking a variety of skills and commitments. You’ll make a great volunteer if you are:

  • Community-Focused

If you have a passion for service and a desire to help those in need in your community, you'll fit right in.

  • Team Players

We love volunteers who collaborate well in teams.

  • Responsible and Reliable

Dependability is key in ensuring that our operations run smoothly and our community members receive the support they need.

  • Willing to Learn

Whether you're sorting donations, stocking shelves, or interacting with our community, we’re happy to show you the ropes!

  • Adult or Youth Volunteers

ACBC supports and encourages youth and family volunteering opportunities. When determining age limits for volunteers in specific roles, our highest priority is respecting the families we serve and maintaining volunteers’ safety. Youth volunteers age 16 and older are invited to apply to volunteer without adult supervision. Families with children aged 15 and under are encouraged to contact support@acbcfoodshelf.org to learn more about our available age-appropriate volunteer opportunities.

  • Background Check Cleared

For the safety and integrity of our operations, there are several roles in which the volunteer will be asked to undergo a background check.

Ready To Make a Difference?

Whether you can give a few hours a month or commit to a regular volunteer schedule, your time and talents will make a significant impact on our ability to serve the community.

We believe that diversity in our volunteer team enriches our community service. Whatever your background or skill level, if you share our commitment to supporting and empowering our community, we'd love to have you join us.

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