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) and on the third Saturday of the month from 9:00 AM until noon.
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 offer weekend shifts every third Saturday of the month for individuals who have already attended orientation and sign up for a Saturday shift in advance. We also have seasonal opportunities to help with special events. These opportunities are listed on our Individuals & Families page as they become available.
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 and Thursday at 11:00 AM (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.
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.