Volunteer – Together, we can solve hunger!

 

We simply could not do what we do without the help of volunteers! Whether you can volunteer once a week, once a month or once a year; individually or with a group of friends, family or colleagues, whatever your commitment, every hour of assistance helps us ensure our hungry neighbors will have access to food in their time of need.

Click on an image below to learn more about our volunteer opportunities.


Food Sorting & Packing

Inspect, sort, and package food distributed to our hungry neighbors. Groups of 20+ must call to register. Ages 8+ are welcome.

Skills-Based Volunteers

Put your unique professional and general life skills to use and help us solve hunger! A variety of projects are available.

VolunTeen Program

Designed to give high schoolers leadership skills & opportunities to give back. Training to lead projects & manage volunteers.


 
 
 

Signature Events and Committees


 
Assist in planning fundraising events, soliciting sponsorship or auction items, and providing day-of-event logistic support.

More Upcoming Opportunities


 
Offsite volunteer opportunities that are available periodically. Sign up to receive updates as opportunities become available!

Court Compelled Community Service


 
A program for those who must serve mandated court compelled service hours as ordered by a judge. Must be 16+ years old.


Don’t see what you’re looking for?

Contact the volunteer team with your questions about volunteering with Northern Illinois Food Bank.