IMPACT THROUGH CONNECTION

Volunteer for the Food Bank and Help End Hunger.

Volunteers are the heart of our organization. Every year, Food Bank volunteers generously contribute more than 60,000 hours of their time. These volunteers help us collect, sort, repack and distribute enough food to provide millions of meals every year. 

Volunteer Resources:

By being a volunteer, you are a part of ending hunger.

If you have further questions about what’s it like to volunteer for the Food Bank, reach out to our Volunteer Coordinators and they will help you find the right fit within our hunger-relief efforts.

Volunteer Coordination Team

Tasha, HR & Volunteer Director
Kimberly, Volunteer Manager
Elizabeth, Volunteer Coordinator
Email: volunteerinfo@foodbanklarimer.org 

Fort Collins Fresh Food Share: 970-829-0161
Beth, Volunteer & Donor Relations Assistant

Loveland Fresh Food Share: 970-829-0162
Pepper, Volunteer & Donor Relations Assistant

Volunteer FAQs

To get started as a volunteer with the Food Bank, just complete the Volunteer Application that aligns with how you want to volunteer on our main volunteer page. Once we receive your application one of our volunteer coordinators will follow up with next steps.

Yes! Our Fresh Food Share pantries are open on Saturdays, and we need volunteers to serve our clients. You can volunteer at either our Fort Collins Fresh Food Share (1301 Blue Spruce Dr.) or our Loveland Fresh Food Share on (2600 N. Lincoln Ave.). All of our locations are closed on Sundays.

Yes, we ask that each person volunteering complete an application. If your child does not have an email address, please use your email address.

Ages 10-15 can volunteer, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, who has also completed a volunteer application, so we can schedule you together.

Yes, there are volunteer options at each of the following locations:

Fort Collins pantry: 1301 Blue Spruce Drive

Loveland pantry: 2600 N. Lincoln Ave.

Loveland warehouse and business office: 5706 Wright Drive

Loveland kitchen: 5706 Wright Drive

Currently, these are the days, times, and locations to volunteer at the Food Bank:

Fort Collins pantry: 1301 Blue Spruce Drive

  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 9am – 4pm
  • Wednesdays 11:45am – 4pm


Loveland pantry: 2600 N. Lincoln Ave.

  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 9am – 4pm
  • Wednesdays 11:45am – 4pm


Loveland warehouse and business office: 5706 Wright Drive

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9am – 3pm


Loveland kitchen: 5706 Wright Drive

  • Monday through Friday, 6am – 3pm

Yes, we realize not everyone can regularly give two hours of time and we are happy to work with you on a flexible schedule.

While face masks are not required, we do encourage their use. Masks are available on site for anyone who may need them. In addition, all volunteers must wear closed toe shoes. For your comfort you may want to dress in layers and include a light pullover.

Our volunteer coordinators are happy to answer any questions about getting started with the Food Bank. You can email our volunteer coordinators at volunteerinfo@foodbanklarimer.org, call 970-530-3113, or call 970-829-0155.

To get started with group volunteering with the Food Bank, just complete the Group Volunteer Interest Form. Once we receive your form, one of our volunteer coordinators will follow up with next steps.

Yes, there are group volunteer options at all of our locations.

Due to the high-risk nature of our clientele, we cannot allow court-referred volunteers who have been, or expect to be, charged with the following charges:

  • No felony charges accepted
  • Assault (misdemeanor or felony)
  • Sexual Assault (misdemeanor or felony)
  • Contribution to the delinquency of a minor (misdemeanor or felony)
  • Identity theft (misdemeanor or felony)
  • Domestic violence (misdemeanor or felony)
  • Child abuse and/or endangerment (misdemeanor or felony)
  • Theft (misdemeanor or felony)


Court-Referred Age Requirement

  • Ages 10-15 can serve, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, who has also completed an individual volunteer application, so we can schedule you together.
  • Ages 16-17 can serve without a parent or guardian, but only with express parent or guardian permission and signed liability waiver.
  • Ages 18 or older can serve with no parental or guardian accompaniment.
Food Bank for Larimer County Web Search

The Food Bank for Larimer County Fresh Food Share Pantries will be closed Saturday, May 25. 

Our Administrative Offices will be closed Monday, May 27.

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El Banco de Comida estará cerrado sábado, 25 de mayo y lunes, 27 de mayo.

ROAD CLOSURES WILL IMPACT EASY ACCESS TO FORT COLLINS FOOD SHARE: 

A full closure of northbound College Ave. in Fort Collins will affect easy/regular access to our Food Share location at 1301 Blue Spruce from April 15 – 19. Plan accordingly. 

PLEASE NOTE: The Loveland Fresh Food Share has closed early Saturday, Feb. 24. It will re-open during regular business hours Tuesday. 

FOOD BANK CLOSURE:

The Food Bank Food Share location at both Fort Collins (Blue Spruce) and Loveland (Lincoln Ave.) are closed Saturday, April 6.

Administrative Offices at Wright Drive in Loveland are closed Friday, April 5. 

CIERRE DEL BANCO DE ALIMENTOS:

Las ubicaciones de Food Share del Banco de Alimentos en Fort Collins (Blue Spruce) y Loveland (Lincoln Ave.) estarán cerradas el sábado 6 de abril.

Las oficinas administrativas en Wright Drive en Loveland estarán cerradas el viernes 5 de abril.

Due to inclement weather, the Food Bank’s office and Fresh Food Shares will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16.
Normal business hours will resume at all locations Wednesday.
Please stay warm! 
 
Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo, la oficina del Banco de Comida y Fresh Food Shares estarán cerradas el martes 16 de enero.
 
El horario comercial normal se reanudará en todas las ubicaciones el miércoles.
 
¡Manténgase abrigado!

Due to winter holidays, please observe the changes in our regular schedule listed below:

 

Dec. 23-26: Food Share Pantries & Administrative Offices CLOSED

Dec. 27-29: OPEN Regular Hours

Dec. 30 – Jan. 1: Food Share Pantries & Administrative Offices CLOSED

Jan. 2: OPEN – Resume Regular Hours

 

We are different together.

At FBLC we are not all the same. And that is our greatest strength. We draw from our differences of who we are, what we have experienced, and how we think. We cultivate a dynamic and diverse work environment, one that plays a critical role in our ambitious work to end hunger, so we believe in including everyone.

FBLC is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws and ordinances in the provisions of its programs, services, or activities to include discrimination against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in a discrimination investigation or lawsuit.

FBLC’s management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities, and programs and general treatment during employment.

We embrace a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity.

Our goal is to attract, develop, retain, and promote a talented diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.

FBLC endeavors to make our careers site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact our Human Resources team at hr@foodbanklarimer.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Thinking about applying and feel you may not meet all of our qualifications?

If you believe you can shine in one of our roles, we encourage you to apply!

Be aware of altered Food Share hours during the week of
Thanksgiving:

Monday, November 20 | OPEN | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tuesday, November 21 | OPEN | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wednesday, November 22 | OPEN | noon – 3:00 pm
Thursday, November 23 | CLOSED
Friday, November 24 | CLOSED
Saturday, November 25 | CLOSED
Sunday, November 26 | CLOSED
Monday, November 27 | CLOSED – Regular schedule resumes

If there is a government shutdown...

The most important thing for you to know, is the Food Bank for Larimer County IS NOT A GOVERNMENT AGENCY. No matter what happens, we will remain open and available to support you. 

There will be other changes you’ll need to know about.  Click here to learn more. 

Si hay un cierre del gobierno...

Lo más importante que debe saber es que el Banco de Comida del Condado de Larimer NO ES UNA AGENCIA GOBERNAMENTAL. Pase lo que pase, permaneceremos abiertos y disponibles para apoyarlos.

Habrá otros cambios que necesitarás conocer. Clic aquí para saber más.

The Food Bank for Larimer County Fresh Food Share Pantries will be closed Saturday, September 2. 

Our Administrative Offices will be closed Monday, September 4.

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El Banco de Comida estará cerrado sábado, 2 de septiembre y lunes, 4 de septiembre.

Food Bank for Larimer County is closed Wednesday, August 23, 2023.


Banco de comida ester estará cerrado el miércoles, 23 de agosto de 2023.