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Volunteer Opportunity Descriptions

Food Rescue

  • Food Rescue Hours: Monday 9am-12pm and Tuesday through Friday 9-11 am generally, 1 day per week Mon- Fri.
  • Teams of 2
  • Must be 18 years old with a valid driver's license.
  • Lift to 50 lbs.
  • Interact with store staff in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Follow all policies, procedures, and guidelines provided by stores and Community Food Basket.
  • Pick up food from various stores and bakeries.
  • Deliver food rescue promptly according to Health code standards.
  • Training will be provided.

Daily Food Prep for Distribution

  • Prep hours are generally 9-2 and they can vary depending on volunteer availability.
  • A volunteer assists the Distribution manager.
  • Sorting rescued food
  • Stocking fridges and freezers
  • Displaying bread and pastries on bread racks
  • Training will be provided.

Daily Food Distribution

  • Hours vary depending on a specific day. M- 2:30-5:30 T, W, F- 3:30-5:30, Th- 4:30-6:30
  • Shopper- Assist families with food selection in the pantry
  • Intake Computer- collects families' demographic data.
  • Produce/ Meat- Based on family size, select food for families.
  • Misc./ Bread/ Desserts- assist families with selecting these items.
  • Runners- Assist families to the vehicles, help families unload from the cart, and then return carts to the building.
  • Training will be provided.


  • Small or large groups assist with sorting food, diaper wrapping, or making hygiene items.
  • Minimum of 4 people in a party
  • We prefer daytime parties, but evening parties are available. Please call the office for available slots and times. 208.524.0994
  • All parties are contingent on food, diapers, and hygiene supplies.