Volunteer Your Time

Your time is valuable. Give a gift that’s priceless.

You can be a hunger hero

At Food Bank of the Rockies, we believe everyone deserves to thrive. If you agree, join our cause and give more than your time. Give hope.

Please note: We place volunteers in different areas because our needs change daily. Not all opportunities are available every day at every branch. We appreciate your flexibility to volunteer where you and/or your group can help us the most.

Schedule a Shift in Denver

Steps to get Started at our Denver Warehouse

  • Read our informational letter

    And check out our FAQs below to get your questions answered. Info letter »

  • Check the calendar

    View available shifts and register today!
    Schedule a shift »

  • Give your time

    Come on in and volunteer for your shift!


Or Volunteer Your Time Elsewhere

Volunteer on the Western Slope

Contact our Palisade Branch

Volunteer in Wyoming

Contact our branch near Casper

Denver Volunteer Opportunities

Assistance is primarily needed Monday – Friday, 8:45 am – 12:00 pm and 12:15 pm – 3:30 pm. We also have Saturday opportunities that fill up quickly. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (accompanied by an adult) or 16 years old to volunteer on their own. Volunteers must be 18 years or older to volunteer in our kitchen. For Saturdays, prior authorization is required for younger volunteers.

  • Distribution

    Pull and build orders from warehouse inventory for our member agencies. Requires the ability to repetitively lift 10-30 lb cases.
    This is the area we need help most!

  • Reclamation

    Inspect, clean, sort and box items received through food drives and grocery rescue before they are distributed to clients. This area requires an attention to detail and is a low-impact/physical area.

  • USDA – CSFP Box Packing

    Work in an assembly line filling boxes for the USDA’s CSFP food program. A variety of positions within this area are available from low impact to physical tasks. For groups 10 or larger.

    Only available select days

  • Community Kitchen

    Help prepare meals for our Kid’s Cafe program. Work may include prepping food, cooking, cleaning, and other duties. Must be 18 for this area.

    Limited availability, longterm volunteers desired.

  • Produce Sorting

    Sort through bulk produce so that we can get quality nutritious fruits and vegetables to our partner agencies. A variety of positions are available in this area and is great for groups.

    When available.

     

  • TEFAP Nome Street

    Pull and build orders at our warehouse for agencies participating in USDA food distribution programs. This opportunity is located at 3900 Nome ST, Unit T, Denver, CO 80239. Requires the ability to repetitively lift 10-20 lbs.

    Only available select days

  • After School Snacks

    Build snack orders for our agencies that participate in the after school snacks for tutoring program and then transport the orders to the waiting vehicles from our warehouse.

    Available on Tuesdays.

  • Totes of Hope™ Programs

    Build totes for children and load them into vehicles for our agencies.

    Available on Fridays.

  • Office Work

    Assist with mailings, non-solicitation phone calls, filing and/or other miscellaneous tasks.

    Available on a very limited basis.

 

Denver FAQs

Get answers to commonly asked questions about volunteering at our Denver Warehouse.

Volunteer your time today!