Food Distribution - Warehouse Volunteers Wanted!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1553 Commerce DriveElgin, IL 60123
Food For Greater Elgin


The Warehouse Volunteer will provide assistance to clients in their food selection process in a variety of responsibilities and may serve in one of many positions such as warehouse greeter, aisle attendants, produce attendants, bakery attendants, meat attendants, and more.

We have 5 food distribution shifts each week. Scheduling is flexible to work once per week, once per month, one-time, etc. We are also in need of a sorting team. The sorting team processes delivered and donated product for warehouse inventory. We also need drivers to pickup food rescue items.

Food Distribution Shifts
Monday 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Thursday 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (August 25, 2018 will be the last Saturday Distribution )

Sorting Hours
Tuesday 11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. - Any time during these hours
Wednesday 8:00 a.m.-11:00 am - Any time during these hours
Thursday 12:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. - Any time during these hours

Driver Hours - Valid Class C Driver's License is Required. Some lifting.
Thursday 9:00 a.m - Pickup is in Elgin, IL
Friday 9:00 a.m - 2 Pickups are in Elgin, IL

Food For Greater Elgin (FFGE) is the second largest food pantry in Kane County. Our goal is to combat food insecurity in the most effective and supportive ways possible by giving our community the resources it needs.

Every week, Food For Greater Elgin hosts client-choice distributions offering both weekend and evening shifts for our clients’ convenience. This style of food distribution has been proven to lower waste while preserving the dignity of clients.

Shoppers can receive food twice monthly, and may choose from a variety of products, including meat, fresh produce, dairy, deli, and shelf-stable items, and are assisted by volunteers during the shopping process.


  • Food Service
  • Food Delivery / Distribution

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • Scheduling is flexible. Can be ongoing or one-time
  • Must be 12 years or older.

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