Volunteer Your Time

Your time is valuable. Give a gift that’s priceless.

You can be a hunger hero

At Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies, we believe everyone deserves to thrive. If you agree, join our cause and give more than your time. Give hope.

Please note: We place volunteers in different areas because our needs change daily. Not all opportunities are available every day at every branch. We appreciate your flexibility to volunteer where you and/or your group can help us the most.

Schedule a Shift

Not Near Casper?

Volunteer with our partners! We have partner agencies across Wyoming! Please contact us to find a site near you where you can share your time and talents!

Assistance is primarily needed Monday – Friday, 7:45 am – 12:00 pm and 12:15 pm – 3:30 pm. We also have a few Saturday opportunities that fill up quickly. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (accompanied by an adult) or 16 years old to volunteer on their own. For Saturdays, prior authorization is required for younger volunteers.

Wyoming Volunteer Opportunities

  • Distribution

    Pull and build orders from warehouse inventory for our member agencies. Requires the ability to repetitively lift 10-30 lb cases.
    This is the area we need help most!

  • Reclamation

    Inspect, clean, sort and box items received through food drives and grocery rescue before they are distributed to clients. This area requires an attention to detail and is a low-impact/physical area.

  • USDA – CSFP Box Packing

    Work in an assembly line filling boxes for the USDA’s CSFP food program. A variety of positions within this area are available from low impact to physical tasks. For groups 10 or larger.

    Only available select days. Limited availablity. Longterm volunteer desired.

  • Produce Sorting

    Sort through bulk produce so that we can get quality nutritious fruits and vegetables to our partner agencies. A variety of positions are available in this area and is great for groups.

    When available.

     

  • TEFAP

    Pull and build orders at our warehouse for agencies participating in The Emergency Food Assistance Program through the USDA. Requires the ability to repetitively lift 10-20 lbs.

    Only available select days

  • Office Work

    Assist with mailings, non-solicitation phone calls, filing and/or other miscellaneous tasks.

    Available on a very limited basis.

Wyoming FAQs

Get answers to commonly asked questions about volunteering at our Denver Warehouse.

Your time can help partners get credits for additional food! Just let us know BEFORE you start your shift and we’ll make sure the agency you choose to help receives VIP credit for your volunteer time.
We love groups of all kinds! Please fill out the volunteer application and indicate the size of your group and we’ll get you scheduled. Groups larger than 20 may need to be split between opportunities and shifts to accommodate everyone.
We can take up to 50 volunteers per shift with advanced arrangements. Groups will be split into multiple areas.
All volunteering does occur within our warehouses, so we encourage contacting our office first. We will examine each situation and try to accommodate all to the best of our ability.
Yes. Please bring in any paperwork you need filled out and let us know when you start your shift. We’ll have it signed for you at the end of your shift.
Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies is committed to a safe, healthy and productive environment. Volunteers are prohibited from possessing, using, being under the influence or selling drugs and alcohol that can alter judgment, as determined in the sole discretion of WFBR. The possession, use, consumption and/or sale of such substances, including marijuana for either recreational or medicinal purposes, while volunteering for WFBR will not be tolerated.
Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (accompanied by an adult) or 16 years old to volunteer on their own.
Our address is 5150 Reserve Drive, Evansville, Wyoming, 82636. Visit our contact page for a map. There is ample free parking at our facility.
We are open Monday – Friday, from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Our shifts are from 8 am to 11:30 am or 1 pm to 3 pm weekdays. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of your shift.
Come dressed appropriately for warehouse work. This includes wearing: Closed toed shoes (no sandals please; comfort is also important as you’ll be on your feet for several hours) and shirts with sleeves (no halters or mid-drift shirts please.)
We have opportunities in the areas of Reclamation, Distribution, Nutrition Network, and USDA (for groups 10 or larger). Please scroll up the page for detailed descriptions or contact us for more information.
We will consider misdemeanor court ordered community service on a case-by-case basis. Please note we are unable to accept court ordered volunteers during our busy seasons of summer and the holidays.
Yes. We ask that you fill out the volunteer application at least two weeks in advance to ensure plenty of time for us to schedule you. If you are looking to volunteer with us during the holiday season, please contact us a few months before as it is a popular time and fills up quickly!
Most volunteering occurs within our warehouse, so we encourage contacting our office first. We will examine each situation and try to accommodate all to the best of our ability.
We only have limited space for storing personal belongs. We recommend that you either not bring such items with you or leave them locked in the trunk of your car for safe-keeping until the end of your shift.
Please check out our Take Action page for more information on how you can contribute food, funds or advocacy.

Volunteer your time today!