Danny Ip

Volunteer at Our Community First Food Pantry

Pantry Hours: Mondays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


A wonderful opportunity to serve the community and to help those in need by assisting in our Food Pantry Operation. Volunteer duties include:

  • Organize, sort and distribution of donated food or PPE items to community members.
  • Loading and unloading of pallets and boxes of donated food items and supplies.
  • Maintain orderliness and cleanliness of the pantry, storage, and waiting area.
  • Set up and close up of the pantry, tents, and tables in the waiting/distribution area.
  • Reservation check-ins, registration, and queue/crowd control.
  • Data entry of registrations, pick-ups, and assignment of reservations into Plentiful Food Pantry Database system (data entry can be done off-site/remotely after each pantry day).
  • Breaking down and packing of cardboard boxes and crates for proper disposal.
  • Cleaning of sidewalk and loading area.


Great customer service and communication skills and the ability to work with other team members to handle:

  • The stress of a physically labor-intensive job.
  • The ability to stand, walk, bend and lift.
  • Ability to uphold client confidentiality and exercise patience in client services, and
  • Observe proper sanitary practice and proper safety protocols.

Ready to volunteer?  Please sign up and complete the Community First Food Pantry Volunteer Waiver.

PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer accepting NEW volunteers for the after school/Evening 3:00-6:00PM shift

Thank you so much for your interest and for wanting to help the community!