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1 in 7 individuals in our area is food insecure. Here at the Foodbank, we are helping to improve the lives of those in our community facing hunger, but we can’t do it alone. Join us, and the fight to end hunger today!


We've created a simple two-step process that will help you register to volunteer, and find the volunteer opportunity that best fits your schedule.

Individuals can create a profile to our Volunteer Information Center by completing the appropriate application below.

Once your profile has been created, you may log in to our Volunteer Information Center to self-schedule your volunteer opportunity at the Foodbank.

Please complete the group request form below, and a Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to confirm your group’s volunteer activity.

In order to ensure we can accomodate your group, we'll work with you to schedule your volunteer opportunity before you recruit volunteers to join you.


There are a variety of volunteer opportunities at the Foodbank.

Warehouse Opportunities

Volunteers have a hands-on experience sorting, inspecting, relabeling or repackaging donated food.


Volunteers assist with filing, computer data entry, mailings and other essential administrative duties.


Volunteers support the Foodbank’s special events team during events, activities, campaigns and food drives throughout the year.

Various projects take place during different times.

Our Hours

Our normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm. A typical volunteer shift lasts 2-hours.

Nights & Weekends

Volunteer opportunities are available Wednesday evenings, 5:00pm to 7:00pm, and Saturday mornings, 9:30am to 12:30pm (except holiday weekends).

Special Events

Volunteers are utilized for special events hosted by the Foodbank throughout the year, which usually occur on weekends and evenings.


SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY. Please note that open-toed shoes and jewelry are not permitted in our warehouse when handling food. Thank you for your cooperation!


View a detailed list of volunteer opportunities:

Volunteer Opportunities

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is located at the corner of Dart Ave and Opportunity Pkwy off of OH-59 near Downtown Akron. Our address is 350 Opportunity Pkwy, Akron, OH 44307. Get Directions



If you would like additional information about volunteering, please contact our volunteer department.

Volunteer Department

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The Foodbank has implemented a new online system for volunteers effective January 2, 2014. All volunteers will need to complete an online application to create a profile for our new system. Thank you for your patience during this transition.

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