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Volunteer at Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry

Volunteers bring their hands and hearts to TAMFP. Volunteering fosters a community of giving and ensures that TAMFP is able to have maximum impact. TAMFP is an all-volunteer organization and every volunteer makes an impact.

No previous experience is needed, we will train you! Help is always needed even if you cannot commit to a regular shift.

Requirements for All Volunteers

• Ages 13 – 15 with an adult.  Ages 16+, no adult supervisor required

• School community service hours volunteers are welcome

• Must wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals or flip flops).

• Please complete the Volunteer Registration Form and bring it with you on the day you wish to volunteer.

Volunteering During Open Days

Volunteers are welcome on Monday, Wednesday and the 2nd & 3rd Saturday from 8:00 AM till 1:00 PM. All work is done outdoors. Please dress appropriately for the weather. 

Parking is available on S. White Street but not at our building. Please keep E. Holding Avenue available for our clients and donors. Please do not use parking lots behind our building, at the post office or any other business. 

Tasks will vary by day, however typical tasks on open days may include:

• Receive, weigh and sort donated perishable and non-perishable food from churches, businesses & individuals

• Stock shelves with food donated for distribution

• Pack bags of food to be distributed

• Load food in clients vehicle

• Accompany Driver/Courier to local businesses to assist in picking up donated food.
• Help unload donated food at TAMFP

  • For more information regarding volunteering as an individual or a group, please CLICK HERE to email for additional information.
  • Click HERE to download and complete the Volunteer Form.

Volunteering Outside of Open Hours

The following positions are available outside of normal open hours.

• Help solicit donations at supermarkets, street festivals and with organized drives with church, school or civic organizations

• Represent TAMFP at community events such as Meet in the Street, Christmas Parade, Crop Walk, etc

• Participate at TAMFP events, such as Stop Hunger Feed Hope Dinner Auction.

  •     Planning
  •     Outreach for donations
  •     Event setup
  •     Event cleanup

Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry has limited opportunities for court-ordered community service volunteers and cannot guarantee fulfillment of hours. All court-ordered community service volunteer requests must be approved in writing prior to the volunteer date(s). Please review the Volunteer Form for terms of court-ordered community service and CLICK HERE to email for additional information.

Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry may, in its sole discretion, decline to accept an application to volunteer with or without cause. Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry reserves the right to modify or terminate volunteer service with or without notice or cause, at any time.