ATHENS: (706)354-8191
CLAYTON: (706)782-0780

USA - ATHENS, PO Box 48857, ATHENS, GA 30604

USA - CLAYTON, 46 Plaza Way, Clayton, GA 30525

Become a Volunteer

At the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, people will find a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups looking to get involved in the food bank’s mission to feed hungry people in our community. Volunteers include:

  • College & University Groups
  • Corporate Groups
  • Civic Organizations
  • Church Groups
  • Local Schools
  • Athletic Organizations
  • Youth Groups
  • Families
  • Individuals

For more information on volunteer opportunities and for answers to other questions, please click for our Volunteer Handbook.

Volunteer Tasks

Food Rescue & Stocking Shelves

Sorting and saving food and other salvaged products that would otherwise be destroyed due to minor damages or inventory error. Placing and organizing donated product on Food Bank shelves, cleaning shelf space, and helping to keep foodstuffs available and easy to access.

Cultivating and Harvesting from the Food Bank Garden

Perform routine gardening tasks such as cultivating the soil and weeding the garden, as well as harvesting fresh fruits and vegetables of in our garden located on the back .3 acres.

Food Drives

Organizing and collecting food at your place of work, school, church, civic organization or even your neighborhood. Collecting and delivering to the Food Bank food from organized food drives.

Food 2 Kids Sack Stuffing

Weekly preparation of approximately 500 disposable sacks of 7 -10 lbs. of food — enough for two days of meals to be given each Friday to previously identified school children at risk on going hungry on the weekends.

Other Opportunities
  • Special Projects & Event Planning
  • Cleaning Buildings
  • Washing Vehicles
  • General & Specific Office Support
  • Food Distributions
  • All Group Activities
  • Individual Opportunities
    Daily 9:00 am - 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Group Opportunities by Appointment
    Monday—Thursday      Saturday Mornings
    5:00 pm—8:00 pm      9:30 am—12:30 pm

To Volunteer Contact:
Bill Taylor, Volunteer Coordinator