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


2016 Scheduled Closings

All branch locations will be closed on these days:

Jan 1 & 2 - New Years Day Weekend
January 18 - Martin Luther King Day
March 25 & 26 - Good Friday Weekend
May 28 & 30 - Memorial Day Weekend
July 2 & 4 - Independence Day Weekend
September 3 & 5 - Labor Day Weekend
November 24-26 - Thanksgiving Weekend
December 23-26 - Christmas Weekend

All branch locations will close at noon on these days (5th Fridays):
January 29
April 29
July 29
September 30
December 30

The Food Bank will also be closed to volunteers and partner agencies on these dates
as we complete year-end inventory and make necessary maintenance repairs at our facilities.
Note: We will still accept food drive donations during this time!
Durham: June 29-July 6
Greenville: June 30-July 4 and July 7-8
New Bern: June 30-July 4
Sandhills: June 30-July 8
Wilmington: June 27-July 4
Raleigh: June 30-July 4


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