Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Vermont Foodbank! Here are some of the opportunities we have:
**Featured Volunteer Opportunity**
Warehouse Help Needed (Barre) - sort and process food with us on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays!
Administrative (Barre and Brattleboro)
Assist with filing, mailings, data entry and other projects as needed. Answer the main phone Iine and welcome visitors.
Community Repack (Barre and, by appointment,in Brattleboro)
Each week day from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., volunteers gather in our warehouse to sort and re-pack food, or pack boxes for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) in the warehouse. For groups of 10 or more, we are happy to arrange volunteer time on Tuesday and Thursday between 9:00 am and 3:30 p.m. We are also open for groups until 8:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Volunteers in the warehouse must be 16 or older, or 14 or 15 if accompanied by an adult.
Saturday Sort-a-thons (Barre and, by appointment,in Brattleboro)
On designated Saturdays, Sort-a-thons are held at the Foodbank from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Volunteers may sort, re-pack or build CSFP boxes in the warehouse, or even help prepare occasional mailings. Volunteers must be 14 or 15 years old and accompanied by an adult, or 16 years and older to work in the warehouse. Please contact volunteer program services at (800) 585-BANK or email@example.com to sign up for a specific Sort-a-thon.
Upcoming Saturday Sort-a-thons:
May 11 - Full June 8 - Full
Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to volunteer at the Foodbank and cannot be present during volunteer events due to insurance restrictions. If a group of school age children wish to come to the Foodbank to learn about the work we do, take a tour, and talk about age appropriate ways to become involved, please contact Patrick Gilbert at 802-477-4127 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make those arrangements.
To volunteer with the Vermont Foodbank, please fill out one of the Vounteer Applications (click here).
If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Baptiewright at 802-477-4115 or email@example.com.
NOTE: The Vermont Foodbank is now a member of Onion River Exchange (ORE). To learn more about this program and how you and the Foodbank can benefit, visit ORE on the web at http://www.orexchange.org/