Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank!

1 in 7 individuals in our area is food insecure. Here at the Foodbank, we are helping to improve the lives of those in our community facing hunger, but we can’t do it alone. Join us, and the fight to end hunger today!

Volunteer Opportunities

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities at the Foodbank.

Warehouse Opportunities

Volunteers have a hands-on experience sorting, inspecting, relabeling or repackaging donated food.

Office Opportunities

Volunteers assist with filing, computer data entry, mailings and other essential administrative duties.

Special Events

Volunteers support the Foodbank’s special events team during events, activities, campaigns and food drives throughout the year.


Our Hours

Our normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:15am-4:00pm. A typical volunteer shift lasts two hours.

Nights & Weekends

Volunteer opportunities are available on Saturday mornings, 8:30am-11:30am (except holiday weekends) and on the first and third Wednesday evenings of each month, 5:00pm-7:00pm.

Special Events

Volunteers are utilized for special events hosted by the Foodbank throughout the year, which usually occur on weekends and evenings.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Registration

We've created a simple two-step process that will help you register to volunteer, and find the volunteer opportunity that best fits your schedule.

Individuals can create an account to our Volunteer Information Center by completing the appropriate application below.

Once your account has been created, you may log in to our Volunteer Information Center to self-schedule your volunteer opportunity at the Foodbank. *Please note, youth volunteers aged 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian. 

Please complete the group request form below, and a Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to confirm your group’s volunteer activity.

In order to ensure we can accommodate your group, we'll work with you to schedule your volunteer opportunity before you recruit volunteers to join you.

Volunteer Information Center


Please note that open-toed shoes and jewelry are not permitted in our warehouse when handling food. Thank you for your cooperation!

Questions about volunteering? Please contact our volunteer department at 330.535.6900.