Volunteer at Foodlink

As a group

Foodlink welcomes volunteer groups to assist with our Distribution Center or our Lexington Ave. Community Farm (available April-November 2022) projects. Please submit a group reservation request form and our Volunteer Programs Manager, Jessica Lockett, will contact you about availability.

Due to the high number of volunteer of requests we have received, please allow for a week turnaround for a response.

COVID-19 Regulations

  • Masking is optional for all fully vaccinated volunteers, who can show their proof of vaccination if they wish to volunteer without a mask. All unvaccinated individuals are required to wear a mask. 
  • Anyone who is sick/symptomatic should refrain from volunteering. 

 

Adults

Foodlink welcomes volunteer groups, whose participants are at least 18+, for a variety of projects including Donation Sorting, Emergency Food Box Distribution, and the Lexington Avenue Community Farm (seasonal). 

Explore our opportunities and submit your group reservation request today. 

Youth

Foodlink can accommodate youths (with adult chaperones) as young as 13 to assist with our Donation Sorting and Lexington Avenue Community Farm volunteer projects. Please note that there should be one chaperone for every six youths. 

Explore our project descriptions and submit your group reservation request today.

Volunteers With Disabilities

If you are a staff aide, chaperone, or parent that is assisting a volunteer with developmental or intellectual disabilities, please register for our volunteer shifts using the button below. 

Currently, we can only accommodate staff aides with their clients on a 1:1 basis (no groups) for our Donation Sorting and Emergency Food Packing projects.

Opportunities

Distribution Center: Donation Sorting (Morning Shifts)

Foodlink distributes more than 20 million pounds of food each year, and volunteers play an integral role in this process. Volunteers assist in our
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Distribution Center: Donation Sorting (Afternoon Shifts)

Foodlink distributes more than 20 million pounds of food each year, and volunteers play an integral role in this process. Volunteers assist in our
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Home & Community Based Service Organizations

For more details about our current offerings for Home & Community Based Service Organizations, please submit a Group Reservation Request form. You may also
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Group Reservation Form

Volunteer with us!

Foodlink is now accepting group reservations for June 2022 through August 2022 for donation sorting projects and Community Farm projects in our distribution center. We encourage you to fill out the form below and our Volunteer Programs Manager will reach out to assist you.