Food

Help in our Preserves and Community Gardens

The Land Trust has ample opportunity to help in our preserves and community gardens. Types of work may include trail maintenance, site clean-up, invasive species removal, raised bed or fence repair work, opening/closing gardens for the season. Volunteer as an individual or with a small group. Visit the Volunteer tab on our website to sign up! www.newhavenlandtrust.org

Created: December 13, 2018 - 4:22pm
-- Updated: December 13, 2018 - 4:24pm

Driver

Kensington Square Resident Service Center is seeking a driver with a pick-up truck or SUV to take us to the food bank twice per month.

Created: February 1, 2016 - 12:50pm
-- Updated: February 1, 2016 - 12:50pm

Food Sorters - mornings

Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting a variety of donated food & products at the Wallingford warehouse weekday mornings, Monday through Friday from 9:00-noon. Each volunteers must be able to stand for 3 hours and lift/carry 35 pounds. Ongoing weekly commitments are desired, 6 visit minimum.

Groups of 5-30 people are also welcome on a one time or repeating basis. Advance scheduling is required.Email [email protected] to determine date availability.

Fully enclosed footwear is required

Created: April 23, 2015 - 12:11am
-- Updated: October 10, 2016 - 2:44pm

Food Sorters - afternoon

Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting a variety of donated food & products at the Wallingford warehouse week day afternoons (Monday through Thursday) from 1:00-3:00. Each volunteers must be able to stand for 2 hours and lift/carry 35 pounds. Ongoing weekly commitments are desired, 6 visit minimum.

Groups of 5-30 people are welcome on a one time or repeating basis. Advance scheduling is required.Email [email protected] to determine date availability.

Created: April 23, 2015 - 12:11am
-- Updated: March 25, 2016 - 10:54am

Corporate Group Volunteering, Wallingford

Need team building activity for your employees or colleagues? Why not volunteer to sort food at our Wallingford warehouse? A 3 hour weekday morning session or a 2 hour afternoon session can be arranged for you and your team to assist with sorting frozen meat, nonperishable items and fresh produce. Forty tons of food goes out from Connecticut Food Bank each work day. It takes a lot of people to keep the organization moving forward.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:27pm
-- Updated: March 25, 2016 - 10:46am

Volunteer with Us on Saturday Mornings!

Volunteers are vital to our operation. Each Saturday morning volunteers distribute bags of groceries to individuals and family (including a children's bag for each child), assist guests in the clothing closet area , greet waiting guests with hot coffee, juice, and breakfast pastries, watch children in our children's corner , and ensure the environment is kept clean and welcoming.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: May 28, 2015 - 9:48am

Kids' BackPackTruck Delivery Assistant, Fairfield

One volunteer (per day) is needed to ride with the Kids' Backpack driver Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout the school year. Volunteers may apply for one or more days a week but must be available each week. The right volunteer must be able to lift and carry 40-50 lbs. Each day's route runs between 4-6 hours. Point of departure and return is always Connecticut Food Bank's Fairfield Warehouse, 74 Linwood Avenue.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: January 28, 2016 - 12:04pm

Bridgeport- Food Transfer Assistant

Connecticut Food Bank is in need of 2 adult volunteers who can safely unload and transfer boxes of food from the Food Bank truck into 3 Bridgeport food serving agencies on the 3rd Friday of every month starting in September.

The deliveries happen between 9:00-11:30 oon the 3rd Friday of each month. The first delivery is at Barnum House, then you will follow the truck to the Stratfield apartments, then the Clifford House. This food unloaded gets distributed to senior citizens throughout our Fairfield county service area.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: January 28, 2016 - 12:05pm

Procurement Department Volunteer

We are in need of a volunteer to assist in a fast moving Procurement Department. The volunteer will be trained to work in and  run reports from the food bank computer program (Ceres) and the position will involve lots of work with both data entry and report running and working with the reports. The selected volunteer will also answer phones, make calls and work on other projects as needed. The Volunteer is needed  twice a week for 3-4 hours each visit. There is some flexibility as to the days and times. 

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: February 10, 2016 - 10:35am

Monday P.M. Food Sorters, Wallingford

Volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis to help sort, check and re-box donated donated food products at our Wallingford warehouse, 2 Research Parkway on Mondays from 1:00-3:00. Groups of 5-25 people are welcome and may make arrangements to visit on a one time or repeating basis. Individuals are needed on a recurring basis. Appointment required. No walk-ins. Due to safety issues this opportunity is not currently available to special needs clients/groups. Court ordered individuals may inquire.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: March 25, 2016 - 10:35am

Wallingford Area Volunteers needed

Connecticut Food Bank has moved to Wallingford and is in need of many individuals and groups to assist with food sorting on the week days between 9:00-noon and 1:00-3:00.

If you are interested in either volunteering as an individual or with your employees, church, school or civic organization please email [email protected] with your mailing and email information. 

 

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: March 25, 2016 - 10:38am

Volunteer Opportunities

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) works with over one thousand volunteers across Greater New Haven each year.  Our volunteer opportunities include meal service, dinner and lunch preparation, dining room set-up, inventory and stock-room work, and community outreach.  All volunteer opportunities at DESK scheduled online by visiting the Volunteer page on our website, where you can find additional information and guidelines.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: June 14, 2017 - 5:33am

Civic or Faith Based Organization Meal Donation

Fellowship serves three meals a day on weekdays, as well as lunch on weekends. Collaborations with faith-based, civic, or non-profit community volunteer organizations, to bring in and prepare one daily meal, helps our agency meet our rising food costs. A monthly (or more frequent) evening meal donation is coordinated with the volunteer organization, which includes the organization bringing in the food donation , preparing the donated meal in our kitchen, and serving the meal to individuals with disabilities who are attending Fellowship Place programming.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: December 8, 2017 - 1:48pm
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