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“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

Volunteer Opportunities Available

Volunteers are an integral part of our organization. We rely on the talents, skills and generosity of many wonderful volunteers to ensure that those in need are able to receive food. To help, simply complete one of the registration forms in the links below.

Volunteering During Covid-19

  • We encourage our volunteers to stay home if you are feeling sick, regardless of the type of symptoms you are experiencing.
  • If volunteers do not feel comfortable coming to work at God’s Storehouse, please do not feel obligated and stay home if you feel that is the best choice for you, your health, and the health of those around you.
  • We have increased our focus on cleanliness and will perform regular sanitation of high traffic, high touch areas.
  • Wash your hands often and be sure to cover your coughs and sneezes.
  • We have disposable gloves, hand sanitizer, and hard surface cleaner and paper towels available throughout the facility. Please use as needed.
  • Maintain a distance of at least 6 feet between yourself and other volunteers, staff, or customers.
  • We encourage you to wear a mask if you have one. We have disposable and reusable masks and shields available if you need one.

Individual Volunteering

Individuals are needed on a regular basis to check-in customers, distribute food boxes and pick up food donations in addition to many other tasks. If you need to volunteer for school/scholarship credit, keep scrolling for specific instructions on how to sign up.

  1. We have many recurring volunteer shifts available for Food Distribution and in our Warehouse. These positions are ideal for people who can be physically active for extended periods of time.
  2. To view our volunteer shifts and to sign up to volunteer, visit
  3. Once you've registered for a shift, we will contact you with more details.
  4. Questions about volunteering? You can always reach out to our Assistant Director, Rachel McKinney, at or call us at (434) 793-3663.

Community Service Volunteering

At this time we are accepting a limited number of volunteers who need to complete community service hours that are court mandated or to pay off court fines.

  1. Read our Community Service Volunteer Guidelines.
  2. Download, print and complete the Community Service Registration Form. You may also stop by God's Storehouse and complete the form in person.
  3. Once the Registration Form is completed and turned in, we will call you to schedule a brief orientation and to confirm your volunteer shifts.

School/Scholarship Credit Volunteering

God's Storehouse accepts students who need to complete community service hours that are for school or scholarship credit.

  1. Read our One-Time Community Service Volunteer Guidelines.
  2. Visit to sign up for a volunteer shift* with God's Storehouse. View this guide for help creating a profile and signing up for a shift.
  3. Download, print and complete the One-Time Community Service Volunteer Release Form.

*Note: if you are required to complete a minimum of 2 hours of volunteer service, you must sign up for and complete at least two 1.5 hour shifts listed in order to receive credit.

Urban Farm Volunteering

Volunteers are needed throughout the year to maintain the Urban Farm and complete special projects.

  1. Read our Urban Farm Volunteer Guidelines.
  2. Download, print and complete the Urban Farm Volunteer Release Form and return it to God’s Storehouse at 750 Memorial Drive or to the Urban Farm Coordinator via email at

If you are interested learning more about volunteer opportunities with God’s Storehouse, please send an email with your name and contact information to

To learn about our volunteer policies and procedures, review our Volunteer Handbook.

Our Impact In 2023

  • Boxes Distributed in 2023


  • Volunteer Hours in 2023


  • Food Received in 2023


  • Pounds of Food Distributed in 2023


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