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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.  Please complete our Volunteer Application/Waiver and submit it to Debbie Callery at dcallery@mvfb.org.  Volunteers 14 and under require adult supervision.

Volunteer Application

Volunteers are needed for our upcoming Spring Pantry Raid scheduled for March 22-March 29.  Perfect for all ages, families, groups and individuals.

Volunteer opportunities within our warehouse can be scheduled Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 & 2:00.  Groups are scheduled in 2 hour increments and dates fill up quickly.

Opportunities May Include:

  • Sorting & Stocking canned and dry non-perishable items for distribution to our agencies (must be able to walk up stairs, stand for 20-30 minutes at a time and lift 2-5 lbs.)
  • General Cleaning/Organizing of warehouse and parking lot.
  • Various painting and cleaning projects
  • Occasional administrative projects (mailing, data entry, answering phones)
  • Assembling bags for Operation Nourish – A Children’s Feeding Program (Must be able to walk down stairs and lift 2-5 lbs.)
  • Mobile Pantry Delivery – Distribute bags of groceries to our clients (home bound elderly & disabled), Requires a valid drivers license, vehicle and a CORI
  • Community Market – Assist MVFB staff with the set-up & clean-up of the Market, distribute fresh produce and other food items to clients. (Seasonal July-October)