Volunteer at Community Food Share
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
Visit the dedicated volunteer FAQ page here.
Regular volunteer opportunities are offered on weekdays between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM (with extended hours on Tuesdays until 6:30 PM).
Once you have completed a new volunteer orientation, we welcome you to sign up for the Warehouse Daily Activities shift on Tuesday evenings, 4:00-6:30 PM. Please call and speak to our volunteer manager if you would like to schedule a group opportunity on a Tuesday evening. We also have seasonal opportunities to help with special events. These opportunities are listed on our Individuals & Families page as they become available.
We do not currently offer weekend volunteer shifts.
Yes! We are thrilled to welcome kids as young as age 5 to Community Food Share, while offering parents the opportunity to engage children in hunger relief. Children ages 5-15 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.
Yes: new volunteers must attend a 45-minute orientation to take a tour of the warehouse, learn about the volunteer tasks available, and receive safety guidelines. Orientation is offered every Monday at 4:00 PM (excluding national holidays). If you need to schedule an orientation outside these times, please call our office at (303) 652-3663, and speak with a member of our volunteer department.
IMPORTANT: In light of the coronavirus, Community Food Share will not be hosting new volunteer orientations, starting Monday, March 16. Please visit this page for updates on our response to the pandemic.
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 warehouse is located at 650 S. Taylor Avenue, Louisville, CO 80027.
5 years and older. Children ages 5-15 must have an adult chaperone with them; we require at least 1 adult for every 3 children. Ages 16+ can volunteer on their own.
All volunteers must wear sturdy, closed toe shoes (no sandals) and sleeved shirts (no tank tops). All clothing should be appropriate for working in a warehouse environment.