Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with Good Shepherd Food Bank.

Your generous donation of time and talent makes an impact in the fight against hunger and allows us to fulfill our mission of providing food to food-insecure Maine families.

Good Shepherd Food Bank is committed to the belief that involving volunteers in its operations is a necessity for carrying out its mission of providing food for those at risk of hunger in the state of Maine. People from diverse backgrounds come to help sort and inspect donations, or assist with nutrition education or packing food for families in need.

To apply to volunteer, please review the COVID-19 volunteer guidelines. If you are still eligible to volunteer, please complete our Online Application. After you have completed your application, sign up for a new volunteer orientation on the Volunteer Information Center. The first time you sign in, you will need to click on “Need a Password” to set up your password.

Are you a returning volunteer and you’d like to schedule a shift? Please sign up on the Volunteer Information Center.

If you are interested in completing required community service hours, please email btatro@gsfb.org

At this time, we are scheduling small groups, please email volunteer@gsfb.org to learn more.

Individual Volunteers

Good Shepherd Food Bank has a focus on safety and a commitment to being excellent stewards of donated time and money. To ensure all volunteers have been thoroughly oriented to our mission, opportunities, and safety policies, individual volunteers are not guaranteed to be accommodated at this time.

Volunteers are strongly encouraged to contact us prior to arriving at the Food Bank. The volunteer team can be reached at 207-782-3554 or volunteer@gsfb.org.

Volunteer Groups

Corporations, school groups, community organizations, and more are all welcome at the Food Bank. If you have a group that would like to volunteer, we have opportunities for you!

Prospective volunteer groups should contact us prior to arriving at the Food Bank. The volunteer team can be reached at 207-782-3554 or volunteer@gsfb.org.

Community Service Volunteers

Make a difference to Mainers all over the state by completing educational or court mandated  service hours at Good Shepherd Food Bank. Court mandated service volunteers must receive approval from our Volunteer Manager prior to volunteering with the Food Bank.

Contact us prior to arriving at the Food Bank. The volunteer team can be reached at 207-782-3554 or volunteer@gsfb.org.

Questions?

For more information about volunteering at Good Shepherd Food Bank contact us at 207-782-3554.