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Volunteer with River Delivers

Volunteer with River Delivers

The River seeks volunteers to support our free contactless delivery program, River Delivers, which ensures homebound households have access to food. Position descriptions include:

  • River Delivers Assistant: Help pack orders for our River Delivers customers, which will be loaded into volunteer drivers’ vehicles at The River for delivery. 
  • River Runners: Pick up groceries from The River to deliver to clients. Learn more here.

Volunteer Hours

Day River Delivers Assistant River Deliveries
Monday N/A N/A
Tuesday
9:15 am–11:45 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am–2:00 pm Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Thursday
9:15 am–11:45 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Friday 9:15 am–11:45 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm

Holiday Volunteer Hours

Day River Delivers Assistant River Deliveries
Tuesday (11/15)
8:00 am–11:00 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Wednesday (11/16)
10:30 am–1:30 pm Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Thursday (11/17)
8:00 am–11:00 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Friday (11/18) 8:30 am–11:00 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Day River Delivers Assistant River Deliveries
Monday (11/21)
1:00 pm–3:00 pm N/A
Tuesday (11/22)
8:00 am–10:45 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Wednesday (11/23)
8:00 am–10:45 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Day River Delivers Assistant River Deliveries
Tuesday (12/13)
8:00 am–11:00 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Wednesday (12/14)
10:30 am–1:30 pm Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Thursday (12/15)
8:00 am–11:00 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Friday (12/16) 8:30 am–11:00 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Day River Delivers Assistant River Deliveries
Tuesday (12/20)
8:00 am–11:00 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Wednesday (12/21)
8:00 am–10:45 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Day River Delivers Assistant River Deliveries
Tuesday (12/27)
8:00 am–11:00 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Wednesday (12/28)
8:00 am–10:45 am Scheduled between 10:00 am–3:00 pm

If you have any questions, please call (608) 442-8815 or email volunteer@riverfoodpantry.org. NOTE: While we make every effort to place volunteers in the area in which they have signed up, client volume and the operational needs of The River may require us to adjust volunteer assignments. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Sign Up to Volunteer

CURRENT Volunteer

If you are a registered volunteer at The River, please log in to sign up to volunteer again.

Thank you for your continued support!

GROUP of Volunteers

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

COMMUNITY SERVICE Volunteer

To sign up for community service at The River, please contact volunteer@riverfoodpantry.org or (608) 661-1224 to schedule a brief interview with our Volunteer Coordinator.

NEW Volunteer

To become a NEW volunteer at The River, please fill out this application form.

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