Volunteer at the Food Bank


Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Food Bank's mission. Every day, Food Bank volunteers are making a tangible contribution to our communities. Last year, volunteers gave 189,353 hours of their time - equivalent to 91 full-time employees!

To get started, click on the Food Bank Branch at which you would like to volunteer. Each of our branches offer different volunteer opportunities at different times. The below PDFs will give you all the information you need including available opportunities, hours, and contact information for each of our branch locations.



View Durham Volunteer Info



View Greenville Volunteer Info

New Bern


View New Bern Volunteer Info



View Raleigh Volunteer Info



View Sandhills Volunteer Info



View Wilmington Volunteer Info


Scheduled Closings

All branch locations will be closed on these holidays:

New Years Day | Martin Luther King Day* | Good Friday* | Memorial Day* | Independence Day
Labor Day* | Thanksgiving Weekend | December 24 and 27*
* Closed for the corresponding Saturday on three-day weekends

On months with a 5th Friday, all branch locations will close at noon.
The Food Bank will also be closed on June 30th for Inventory (or the preceding work day if June 30 falls on a weekend).


If you have questions or would like to schedule a time to volunteer, please contact your branch's Volunteer Coordinator.

Durham Branch: Email DurVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (919) 956-2513 ext. 2104

Greenville Branch: Email GreenVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (252) 752-4996 ext. 2302

New Bern Branch: Email NBVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (252) 752-4996 ext. 2302

Raleigh Branch: Email RalVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (919) 865-3074

Sandhills Branch: Email SandVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (910) 692-5959 ext. 2401

Wilmington Branch: Email WilmVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (910) 251.1465 ext. 2202