Current Volunteer Opportunities

Supermarket Saturday Food Drive is back!

Our food drives are a very important way to stock our Food Bank. The event involves interacting and handing out flyers to shoppers that indicate the non-perishable foods the Food Bank needs. Donations are then gratefully collected. 

When: The third Saturday of the month from 9 am to 1 pm, in one hour shifts
Where: Wallingford QFC, 1801 N 45th St.
Requirements: Participating young children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Food Bank

Assist in daily food bank activities, including sorting produce, distributing food to participants, disposing of garbage, sweeping floors, and unloading truck deliveries. 

Must be at least 16 years of age and able to lift up to 25 pounds. 

Availability: Weekly shifts available on Thursdays, within the 2-6 pm time frame. Contact Kat Johnson, Volunteer Coordinator.

PCC Bulk Food Packaging Party: will return January 8th 2020

PCC Community Markets donates thousands of pounds of nutritious, bulk foods to their partnering food banks. Help nourish our community by packaging this food into family-sized portions! FamilyWorks Food Banks uses the portioned food during regular distribution for those in need.

Work Stations will be set up prior to volunteer arrival. Volunteers will be scooping bulk foods into family-sized portions, with a label. We appreciate those that can help with the clean up as well.

When: The first Wednesday of the month from 6 pm to 8 pm, every other month
Where: Wallingford Food Bank, FamilyWorks, 1501 N 45th St.
Requirements: Participating young children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Reading Buddies

Encourage and support a love of books by reading with 2nd graders. Reading Buddies runs while school is in session, Wednesdays 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM at the Wallingford Boys & Girls Club.

Volunteers must be over 18 years old.

Availability: If you are interested in volunteering as a Reading Buddy for the 2020/21 academic year, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Kat Johnson by September 15, 2020.