Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Retail Donation Pickup: transport items donated by stores and restaurants to a pantry for distribution. On average, each pickup fills 1-2 shopping carts. 

  • Food Pantry Volunteer: shop with individuals and families in the food pantry as they select their food items.

  • Clothing Pantry Volunteer: sort clothing donations, organize clothing department, manage seasonal inventory.

  • Donation Stocking: date check and replenish shelves with donations.

  • Mobile Food Pantries: help at mobile pantry locations by unloading food and providing it to IPM families.

  • Virtual Case Manager: utilize computer database to check-in clients (special training is required).

  • Back-to-School Program: register families, help them select school supplies and/or write notes for students.

  • Holiday Adopt-A-Family: register clients, help them to request gifts for their families and/or assist with distribution.

  • Christmas Toy Store: assist clients with selecting toys for their families.

  • Community Garden: help plant and water IPM gardens at the Amelia pantry and in Newtown.

  • Office Help: answer phones, retrieve voice mails and/or help with other projects.