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

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

We also need 5-6 volunteers to work at our Indian Hills Mobile Food Pantry in Columbia every fourth Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Melanie at (573) 447-6609 or

The next Kids Helping Kids Day is Saturday, February 11.

Individuals and Families

To volunteer at The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri as an individual or as a family of five or fewer, we ask that you create a profile for you and each family member who would like to volunteer. You can create a profile by clicking on the "Create Profile" button above. You may then schedule time to volunteer by clicking on the "Volunteer Opportunities" button above.

Families may share a linked profile. To add additional family members to your profile, you can go to our Event Reservation page by clicking on the "Volunteer Opportunities" button found below. From there, you can sign-in to manage your profile(s).


To schedule a group, please fill out the Group Request Form below or contact Melanie at (573)447-6609 or

Court-ordered or School Disciplinary Community Service  

If you require community service hours confirmed for legal reasons or for school-ordered disciplinary service, you must contact us at (573) 447-6609. Court-ordered community service scheduled online will not be confirmed.

Before volunteering, please review our Volunteer Checklist. If you have questions or need any assistance scheduling a time to volunteer, please don't hesitate to contact Melanie at (573) 447-6609. 

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)