Thank you for your interest in volunteering! We know your time is valuable; it is valuable to us, too. In fact, the more than 46,000 volunteers we welcomed in 2016 saved us more than $2 million.

Groups and individuals are welcome all year to work any of the following shifts:

Monday - Thursday
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.  
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Kids Helping Kids Day

The next Kids Helping Kids Day is April 1. Children ages 4 to 12 are invited to join us for a fun time exploring The Food Bank, including a tour of the Warehouse and a volunteer session either 9 to 11 a.m. or 12 to 2 p.m. To register, use the group form below or contact Melanie Lake at (573) 447-6609 or

Please review the Volunteer Checklist before volunteering. Sign up using the form below or contact Melanie Lake at (573) 447-6609 or to schedule a volunteer session. 



To volunteer at The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri as an individual or family of four or under, complete the following form for you and everyone in your family (please use the same primary email address). 

When you come to The Food Bank to fulfill your shift, you will be asked to sign in on the kiosk at the front desk.

If you need to volunteer for court-ordered or school disciplinary community service, you must contact Melanie Lake, volunteer coordinator, directly at (573) 447-6609 or


To register a group or as a family of five or more members, please complete the form below.

Volunteer Request Form

Signing Up As: *
Requested Date *
Requested Date
Requested Start Time *
Requested Start Time
:00:00 or :30:00 Only. The Volunteer Room is Closed 12 - 1 p.m.
Requested End Time *
Requested End Time
:00:00 or :30:00 Only. The Volunteer Room is Closed 12 - 1 p.m.
Please complete the volunteer profile form using the link above.
Coordinator's Primary Phone *
Coordinator's Primary Phone
Coordinator's Work Phone
Coordinator's Work Phone
Are all members of the group 17 Years or Older? *
(For Families Only)
Emergency Contact Number *
Emergency Contact Number
(For Families Only)