We work to make sure that no one in our community goes hungry, whether they are able to get to the pantry or not. Our Home Delivery program assists clients who cannot reach the pantry or use a proxy shopper to get groceries. We need volunteer help taking orderspicking groceries, and delivering directly to clients. Due to the sensitive nature of these positions, volunteers must understand the importance of client confidentiality. 

Home Delivery Order Coordinator will reach out to clients either by email or phone to take orders for delivery. The Coordinator should be comfortable with Google Forms, Google Maps, Gmail, Excel, and phone etiquette. Bilingual English/Spanish would be very helpful! This position has some downtime built in. Tuesdays 8:00 AM – Noon.

  • Contacts clients by email and phone to collect home delivery orders.
  • Using Excel, take notes and maintain client records
  • Sitting, typing, seeing/reading, writing, typing.

Shoppers take prefilled orders and pick groceries from pantry shelves. Shoppers should be comfortable with average grocery shopping tasks like pushing a cart and lifting light groceries. Thursdays 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

  • Fulfill client orders by shopping pantry shelves from a list.
  • Bag, box, and label orders for delivery volunteers.
  • Standing, walking, pushing (a shopping cart), reaching for and grasping groceries, lifting (grocery bags and boxes into and out of cart, and into van), writing with marker.
  • Comfortable lifting up to 20 pounds.

Delivery Drivers and Assistants use an agency vehicle to deliver groceries directly to clients. Drivers must have a valid license and clean driving record, and be comfortable using a larger van. Drivers and Assistants should be comfortable lifting up to 30 pounds, and using a hand truck. Thursdays 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

  • Using provided directions, drive (or assist driver in) delivery van to clients’ homes.
  • Carry (using hands or hand-truck) boxes and bags of groceries to client’s homes.
  • Ensure client is home to receive groceries.
  • Volunteers must have drivers license and clean driving record.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, lifting/carrying (up to 30 pounds), pushing/pulling (a hand truck), driving, climbing ramps or stairs.
  • Sometimes must walk on ice/snow, or other slippery conditions

Ready to get started? Click below to fill out our volunteer interest form.