Food Shelf Volunteers

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Neighbors, Inc.

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1 in 10 people living in the Twin Cities metro area do not know where their next meal is coming from. The Neighbors emergency food shelf serves on average 30 families a day, distributing around 750,000 pounds of food a year. Volunteers assist families as they pick food from the shelves; unload, label, and sort incoming donations; and keep shelves stocked.

Key Activities

  • Help clients choose food from shelves according to guidelines
  • Check and label expiration dates of donated food
  • Sort donations and stock shelves by food type
  • Keep sorting and storage areas organized and clean


  • Must be 18+
  • Ability to treat all individuals with respect and kindness
  • Able to lift bags of food and be active for several hours at a time
  • Spanish language skills helpful, but not necessary

Times Available

  • Thursdays
    • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Fridays
    • 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Flexible times are also available throughout the week. For more information, please visit:
Neighbors does not have opportunities for court-mandated community service.

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222 Grand Ave WSouth St Paul, MN 55075



  • People Skills
  • Nutrition
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Spanish
  • Warehousing


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • ongoing, regular

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