On-Site Volunteer (original)

On-Site Volunteer

On-Site Volunteer

We Need Volunteers!

Volunteer duties include, but are not limited to: sorting food, courtesy clerk (which requires lifting boxes of food), client check in, sorting & distributing clothes. Hours for volunteering are: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Saturday 9:00 AM – noon.

For more information on volunteering, please call us at (916) 685-8453 or email Deb, Volunteer Coordinator, at deb.egfbs@gmail.com.   For more information on donating food items call (916) 685-8453.

Please note the following restrictions and requirements:

  • NO WALK INS!  You must schedule a time with the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Students between the ages of 10 and 13 years of age may volunteer with parental supervision or within a group and submitted EGFBS Volunteer Application (see link below).
  • Students between the ages of 14 and 17 years of age may volunteer with parental consent/signature and submitted EGFBS Volunteer Application.
  • Organized Group Events must be scheduled with the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • EGFBS does not offer service hours for court-mandated community service.
  • Volunteers may not receive services from EGFBS while volunteering.
  • Clients may not volunteer until 6 months has passed since last receiving EGFBS services.

Download Volunteer Application

Download Volunteer Photo Release Form

While Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) has eleven part-time staff, a full-time director and operations manager, its work would not be complete without the contributions of its nearly 400 volunteers who work side-by-side with employees everyday to create a positive environment for clients. Every client is treated with Dignity, Respect and a Serving of Hope! Whether you’re a student, a full or part-time worker, or retired, there are many ways you can assist the Elk Grove Food Bank Services …and your community. Even if you only have a couple of hours a month, we are grateful for your help! If you are asking how you can help – here are a few suggestions. Your help and energy is always welcome.

  • Donate food.
  • Drop off donations at EGFBS.
  • Our Facility is located at 9820 Dino Drive, Suite 140, Elk Grove, CA 95624.
  • Donations are accepted Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Sort food and clothing.
  • Assist with food distribution.
  • Pick up food items.
  • Organize a Canned Food Drive at your school, in your neighborhood, place of business, church or club.