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Volunteer at the Market

The River runs on volunteers. We invite you to get involved. You can choose where you help: in the kitchen, clothing or market area!

Volunteer Hours (NEW as of July 30)

The River has been tracking client traffic patterns since our rearrangement back in February. After surveying clients, volunteers and staff, we have concluded that an adjustment to our market hours makes sense. The new Volunteer Shifts are listed below and will be effective starting July 30.

Day Shift
Tuesday 10:15 am–1:45 pm
Tuesday 4:15 pm–7:15 pm
Wednesday 10:45 am–2:15 pm
Thursday 10:15 am–1:45 pm
Thursday 4:15 pm–7:15 pm
Friday 4:15 pm–7:45 pm
Monday & Friday
Stock shelves, sort clothing, prepare food and other projects. Call (608) 442-8815 to schedule.

At the beginning of each session, volunteers will receive a brief pre-session volunteer orientation and job assignment. Shoppers and volunteers are offered a hot meal at each session. If you have any questions, please call (608) 442-8815 or email

Want to volunteer as a group with your church, student group, organization or company? Please email with your group size and available dates. Groups must receive a confirmation email from The River staff in order to volunteer.

Sign up as a NEW VOLUNTEER by filling out the form below!


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