We have many opportunities for you to get involved in solving the problem of hunger in Southeast Texas. Your efforts as a volunteer will help our effort tremendously! Please consider devoting some time. By volunteering your time, your positive impact on this community will be multiplied many times over. For more information on current volunteer opportunities, please call us at 409.839.8777, toll free at 844.356.9084 or register below.
Sign Up To Volunteer
Below you will find links to different areas within CERVIS, our new volunteer management system. Please contact us if you have questions or need assistance.
If you are a NEW volunteer please complete the application above. No one will be allowed to volunteer unless this application is done PRIOR to any event. Please remember to check the box beside the SMS!
Once the application is complete you are set to sign up for shifts!
Part of a group?
At the end of the application you will see a place you may search for your group, if you are a part of one. Just start typing in the name of your group and the field should populate.
If you are part of an organization with Lamar University be advised that ALL LU organizations are listed with “LU” first in their title. For example, LU Alpha Alpha Alpha or LU Society of Civil Engineers, and so on.
Are you part of a group that wants to come out to help? Call the volunteer coordinator for instructions on how to add your group to our volunteer database.
Register for shifts by clicking on the link below.
Sign in HERE.
Please note: No open toes shoes or headphones allowed in the warehouse due to safety issues. We also ask that you limit your jewelry.
Some examples of volunteer opportunities are:
- Food Sorting, Wednesday and Friday afternoons from Noon until 3:00 pm
- Family Box Day, Every 2nd Saturday of the month, 8:30 until 11:00 am
- School Tools, (closed during the summer) Monday through Thursday from 2:30 until 5:30 pm and every 2nd Saturday from 8:00 until 11:00 am
- Senior Box Assembly, Friday mornings, 9:00 am until Noon.
- Phone Support, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 am until Noon.
- Special Events, Golf Tournament annually, Produce drops – usually weekly- call for more info and many others.
- Office Assistance, we usually have office duties which we can use help with. Please call about 9:00 am to check in and find if there are any spaces available.
Ages allowed and restrictions: All volunteers for the warehouse must be at least 18 years old. 13 to 17 year olds are welcome when accompanied by an adult preferably a parent. Children, 12 and under, are not allowed to volunteer at the SETX Food Bank at this time and may not accompany anyone into the warehouse.
We can accommodate almost any volunteer, even if you cannot stand for long periods or lift very much we usually have tasks you can do.