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Food Shelf Volunteer

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Ely Area Food Shelf

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 21 people are interested

This is an open request for volunteers to assist with a variety of food shelf tasks related to getting ready for those in need in our area.

The Food Shelf is now open on the 3rd Wednesday of the month for drive through pick up.

As a safety precaution all volunteers are required to wear masks, have their temperature taken, answer a few questions about covid-19 exposure, sanitize their hands and wear gloves. Social distancing is practiced throughout the day. Your safety is important to us.

Tasks include but are not limited to the following:
Unload the truck
Stock shelves
Package boxes
Assist in distribution
Sanitizing equipment
Screening shoppers and volunteers
General clean up

More opportunities with Ely Area Food Shelf

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Ely Area Food Shelf


PO Box 786, Ely, MN 55731, US

Mission Statement

Working to eliminate hunger through community partnerships.


We are a nonprofit Food Shelf that supports those in need in Ely and the surrounding communities. Each month we offer our shoppers the opportunity to receive food on a monthly basis. We need about 75 volunteers per month to meet the needs of the community.

Crisis Support


We'll work with your schedule.


15 W Conan StEly, MN 55731



  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Nutrition


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Shifts are usually 3-4 hours in length and can be adjusted to your schedule.
  • You will need good communication skills and be able to work well with others. Some tasks require lifting and carrying.

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