Volunteering at the Arkansas Foodbank is a fantastic way to engage employees through team-building and service. Corporate volunteer project opportunities are available during the weekday and on select Saturdays. Tours of our warehouse and volunteer center are also available upon request.
Volunteer projects are scheduled based on agency needs prior to the service day. Each project is scheduled by the Arkansas Foodbank Volunteer Engagement team. Volunteers will receive information on their project on their scheduled day of service.
Food Sorting: Sort and process donated food items and fresh produce for distribution to our agency partners and clients throughout our 33-county service area.
Senior Box Packing: Pack boxes of nutritious food to be distributed to seniors in need for our Food Seniors Program.
Backpack Packing: Prepare backpack kits for hungry children to be distributed to our school partners for our Food For Kids Program.
Mobile Distributions: Travel with Arkansas Foodbank staff to various locations in our coverage area and help distribute food to hungry residents in need.
Additional Information about signing up to be a volunteer:
Corporate Group Volunteers: Corporate Group leaders Group Leaders must register the entire number of group members in their group before their service day. There are three steps that must be completed by a group leader to register a group to volunteer at the Foodbank. Step one: The group Leader must complete a group request form. Step two: The group leader must wait until they hear back from the volunteer coordinator, Amber Bryant, to confirm that form was received. Step Three: The group leader must receive a their confirmation email that will confirm their registration day, time, and additional information. The group leader must enter their confirmed number of team members on the group request form. There will not be any exceptions made on the service day to accompany additional team members without prior approval from the volunteer coordinator. Please complete a volunteer group request form by clicking here and it will be submitted to the Volunteer Coordinator for approval.
Volunteer Age Restrictions: Volunteers must be at least eight (8) years of age to work in our warehouse. Volunteers 8-15 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers 16-18 years old do not require an adult to accompany them to volunteer in our warehouse.
Ready to volunteer?! Click here to fill out a Group Project Request Form.