Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Food Bank! We are always looking for volunteers and would love your help! We have several volunteer shifts available, as follows:

We host up to 15 volunteers per shift in the sorting room as follows:

  • Every day: 9:00am-10:30am, 10:30am-12:00pm & 1:30pm-3:00pm
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 5:00pm-6:30pm, 6:30pm-8:00pm

We also host produce sorting shifts for up to 4 volunteers per shift as follows:

  • Monday-Friday from 9am-10:30am, 10:30am-12pm, 1pm-3pm

You can sign up for any of these opportunities below.

At the end of every shift, we can provide a signature for verification of hours if needed. If you have issues signing up or signing in please call the Food Bank. Please ensure to wear closed toe shoes. We also recommend clothing that can get a little dirty, a sweater if its chilly out, and reading glasses if needed.

Volunteer as a Group

Organize friends, family members, sports teams, religious groups, or officemates for a fun, team-building shift or two. Two-hour time slots are available Monday through Saturday, with afternoon/evening shifts starting at 3:00pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. If you are interested in seeing how your group can help the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, please fill out the Group Request form below and a coordinator will be in touch to help you set up a shift! PLEASE INCLUDE IN THE “ADDITIONAL COMMENTS” SECTION WHICH DATES AND SHIFTS YOUR GROUP IS INTERESTED IN.

Advisory Board & Fundraising Committees
Your expertise will be appreciated if you have an interest in serving on our Advisory Board or on any of our fundraising event committees.
Office Help
Volunteers are needed to send out mailings. Clerical help is also needed to assist with data entry, and answer phones.

Special Events
You can help organize or staff several special events. Some of these events are the Annual Farm to Fork Feast and the Walkway Over the Hudson. The events are enjoyable and fun for the volunteers, as well as attendees.

Online form: Volunteer in the Office or at Special Events

Food/Fund Drives
Your organization or group can help organize a food or fund drive during the year to benefit our more than 400 member agencies located in the 6 counties. For more information about holding a food drive, please click the Food Drive link found in the banner at the bottom of this page.

 Food Bank of the Hudson Valley | 195 Hudson Street | Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520