The United Food Bank is proud of its loyal and dependable volunteers. These individuals contribute their time and talents to make it possible for the United Food Bank of Plant City to reach thousands of food insecure neighbors each month.
POTENTIAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
Our facility houses food donations donated by various businesses, personal donations, and community food drives. Volunteer activities may include sorting and organizing produce, bakery and nonperishable food donations, sweeping, mopping, cleaning, stocking food pantry shelves, distributing food boxes to our clients or preparing grocery bags for families in need.
Once a month our organization hosts a mobile pantry that provides nutritious food to people in need in our local community. Volunteers may help in a variety of ways-assisting in set-up and tear down, packing and distributing food and so much more! If you or your group is interest in volunteering for a special event, please email [email protected]. This is a great opportunity for large groups.
INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?
The United Food Bank of Plant City is always in need of good volunteers! We would love for you to become part of our volunteer family and it’s so easy to get involved. Please click below to get started.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Are there volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups?
Yes. We are excited to offer volunteer opportunities to individuals and groups looking for a way to give back to their local community.
What days can I volunteer?
Our volunteer shifts are: Monday – Friday and the times are flexible (within normal operating hours).
How do I reserve a shift to volunteer?
Our volunteer slots fill up quickly; we asked that you please click the link above to start the process or email our operations manager at [email protected]
Do I need to fill out any paperwork?
Yes, there is a volunteer application that needs to be completed before volunteering. This application can be printed and completed ahead or copies are available at the office and can be filled out on the volunteers first shift.
What should I wear?
We require that all volunteers wear CLOSED TOE SHOES for safety and dress modestly and comfortably.
Are children allowed to volunteer?
Yes. Children are welcome but must be at least 10 years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian.