Food Pantry - Food Pantry Assistant

Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community through our food pantry!

The Food Pantry Assistant will help to create a positive experience for pantry visitors. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Greeting clients
  • Checking for required paperwork
  • Assisting in collecting food
  • Bagging groceries
  • Ensuring guests receive the correct items
  • Stocking shelves

Our Food Pantry volunteer hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 10:30 and 10:30am to 1:00pm, Wednesdays from 12:00pm - 2:00pm, and Thursdays from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.

Those who wish to volunteer Wednesday from 12pm - 2pm will be packing food boxes and should be able to lift up to 30 pounds. 


  • 14 years or older
  • Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess effective communication abilities
  • Reliable, professional and friendly
  • Pass initial screening process
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus


Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities or volunteer sites.

Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted. For your safety, closed toe shoes are required.

For your safety and the safety of others, you need to bring and wear a personal face covering over your nose and mouth while volunteering. You will also complete a brief health screening prior to volunteering.

Off-street parking is available.

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please click + Sign Up below, or the Fill in an Application button.

For additional questions, please contact Erin Andrews at

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • How much can you lift comfortably? Must be at least 20 lbs.