Volunteer at Community Food Share

Volunteers are the backbone of our operation. 1,900 people volunteer with us every year, providing 23% of our labor. When you donate your time, it’s your way of reminding our community that everyone should have access to fresh, nutritious food.

1 hour of volunteering provides 45 meals

We offer volunteer opportunities for individuals, families, and groups. Select an option below to get started.

Returning Volunteers

Individuals & Families


Projects & Internships

Required Service

Garden Share: Give With Your Green Thumb

If you have a garden or like to play in the dirt, check out our Garden Share program. With Garden Share, you can:

  • Volunteer to glean produce from a local farm

  • Grow a row for our neighbors in need

  • Donate food from your garden

FAQs: Volunteering

Our warehouse is in the Colorado Technology Center, an office park in Louisville. Address is 650 S. Taylor Avenue, Louisville, CO 80027. For a map, please visit our Contact Us page.

Regular volunteer opportunities are offered on weekdays between 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM.

No, we do not offer evening or weekend volunteer shifts at this time.

Children ages 12-15 must have an adult chaperone with them; we require at least 1 adult for every 3 children. Ages 16+ can volunteer independently.-

Yes; please be sure that each family member is registered separately. Children ages 12-15 must have an adult chaperone with them; we require at least 1 adult for every 3 children. Please visit our Individuals & Families page for more information.

All volunteers must wear sturdy, closed toe shoes (no sandals or slip-on shoes). All clothing should be appropriate for working in a warehouse environment. Additionally, during the coronavirus pandemic, all volunteers must come to their shift wearing a mask that covers their mouth and nose.

Yes, we welcome volunteers completing community service for school, church, court, scouts, or food stamps. Please visit our Required Service Hours page for more information.

Sorting, restocking, or repacking food donations so they are ready to be distributed to the individuals and organizations that we serve. You can also help us pull orders for Partner Agencies, load and unload trucks, and do some basic cleaning and organizing of the warehouse. Please see our Individuals & Families page for complete descriptions of the many volunteer activities we offer.

Please call us at (303) 652-3663, or email a member of the volunteer department if you need to cancel. That way, we have enough time to find a volunteer to replace you.

Our weather policy is to close if both the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley School Districts are closed. If only one district is closed, please call our office at (303) 652-3663. A recording will be posted by 7:30 AM if we are closed. You can also check our website’s homepage or Facebook page.