Without volunteers, Food Outreach would not be able to fulfill its mission. Our generous volunteers, which include individuals, families, corporate supporters, community partners, and students contribute more than 12,000 hours annually to improve the lives of men, women, and children living with HIV or cancer in our community. With a variety of recurring and one-time special project volunteer opportunities, we offer a number of great ways to get involved! Please check out our new Volunteer Site to find a role that fits your special talents and interests and to schedule or cancel your shifts. If you have additional questions after reviewing the site, please contact our Volunteer Manager, Alyssa Hilderbrand at 314-652-3663 ext. 1121 or via email.
Food Outreach Office Assistant: Food Outreach is looking for an amazing volunteer that will be able to handle phone calls that will assist with our new community outreach advertising targeted at informing potential new clients of their ability to utilize our services.
Client Grocery Box Packing: Assist in our Nutrition Center assisting in the distribution of clients monthly grocery boxes.
Cook with Chef: Cook with Chef Mike to help prepare entrees and sides that will be packed and frozen for Food Outreach clients!
Client Grocery Distribution: Assist in our Nutrition Center assisting in the distribution of clients monthly grocery boxes.
Mini Cook & Pack: Smaller version of our pre-pandemic event where volunteers cook, pack and freeze our scratch prepared meals for Food Outreach clients.
Before volunteering with us, we require your review of the following forms prior to your first shift:
If you have any questions about any of these documents, please contact Alyssa Hilderbrand directly at 314-652-3663 ext. 1121 or via email.
Food Outreach is proud to partner with AmeriCorps to recognize our most dedicated volunteers with the President’s Volunteer Service Award each year. The award honors volunteers who are using their time and talents to solve some of the toughest challenges facing our nation. As a volunteer at Food Outreach, your donated time will be automatically tracked on your behalf. If you meet the minimum threshold for an award (100+ hours) by December 31st each calendar year, we will automatically apply for the award on your behalf.