Ready to Volunteer?

One of the biggest needs for the food shelf are volunteers. When you decide to donate you time to the Buffalo Food Shelf, you are helping us towards our goal of feeding every family in need within our community. There are so many opportunities available anyone can find some small way to help. Volunteering is as easy as 1-2-3.​

Pick a MONTH you would like to donate within.

Pick a DATE and TIME you have available.

Pick a TASK you can help with.

Available Positions

We have many opportunities for people to get involved with the Buffalo Food Shelf. Are you a student or organization looking to volunteer hours? Or maybe a concerned community-member looking for ways to help?

Below show some of the available positions here at the food shelf. If you are interested in any of them please contact us to get started. Be sure to also check out the Frequently Asked Questions page to become familiar with our volunteering process.


Shopper


Front Desk


Donation Site Pickup

You will be assisting clients in getting the food items they need throughout the food shelf. At the end of the shopping trip you will need to document the required information.

You will be collecting necessary information and completing documentation.

This will entail going to the collection sites and returning the products to the food shelf.

Volunteer FAQ

We ask that all volunteers be at least 14 years of age or older if unaccompanied by an adult. If a supervising adult accompanies, anyone 10 years of age or older can volunteer.

Please contact us as soon as possible to let us know so we can make other arrangements to fill the spot.

Contact us and we would be happy to assist you with getting signed up to volunteer.