volunteering at the Regional food bank of Oklahoma

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma depends on our strong volunteer force to fulfill our mission of "Fighting Hunger...Feeding Hope" in central and western Oklahoma. Every day, our volunteers sort, pack or make enough food to fill a semi-truck! Sign up now or continue reading to learn about volunteer opportunities in the Oklahoma City area.

Metro-area volunteer opportunities: 

  • The Volunteer Center, where projects include  packing boxes to send to agencies, compiling sacks of child-friendly food for our Backpack Program, repackaging large quantities of frozen food into family-sized bags, packing boxes of donated bread and more. 
  • Hope's Kitchen, our commercial kitchen, where our staff helps volunteers make and pack complete meals for our Kids' Cafe and Summer Feeding sites.
  • The Protein Processing Center is our USDA-certified room where donated protein items, such as ham, are repackaged into family-sized portions and boxed up to send to agencies.
  • Mobile Markets are outdoors, and volunteers meet a Regional Food Bank truck at a designated location to help bag food, pass it out to residents and clean up afterward. These are a great oportunity for volunteers to help distribute fresh food to underserved populations.
  • The Moore Food & Resource Center, located at 2635 N. Shields in Moore, is an opportunity for volunteers to have an extremely client-focused experience. At the Moore Food & Resource Center, volunteer roles include client intake, shopping helpers and shelf stockers, among others. 
  • Click here to learn about ongoing programs, including Pillar Volunteers and Hope Corps

sign up to VOLUNTEER

individuals & small groups (up to 6 people):

  1. Using the box on the right, select the volunteer activity that interests you. 
  2. Select an available date and time. Dates are listed on the left, and the number of volunteers needed for each shift are on the right. 
  3. Sign in to CERVIS using your email address & CERVIS password, Google or Windows ID, or with your Facebook account. If this is your first time to volunteer, enter your email address and first name, then click next to create a volunteer profile.
  4. Register for the volunteer shift by making sure the box is checked to the left of the shift you have selected. At the bottom of the white box, select "Complete Registration." If you are an individual registering as part of a group, use your group reservation code, provided to your group leader. 
  5. Look for an email with a registration confirmation message. 

Volunteer groups (6+)

  1. Using the box on the right, choose the volunteer activity that interests you. 
  2. Find a date and time with enough volunteers needed for your group. Dates are listed on the left, and the number of volunteers needed for each shift are on the right. 
  3. Submit a Volunteer Group Request. Our Volunteer Center will send you instructions about how to register the rest of your group within 2 business days. You must fill out a Volunteer Group Request to register a group.
 

All volunteers under age 18 must have a signed Parental Consent Form.

Court-ordered volunteers must complete this form before your first volunteer shift. You must bring official documentation of your charges to your first shift. Offenders with violent or sex-related charges are not eligible to volunteer.

For more information about volunteering at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, visit our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us at volunteer@regionalfoodbank.org or 405.600.3161.


 

$20,000 Matching Challenge | $1 = 10 meals

Throughout 2017, Dolese will match all donations made to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma through the nonprofit’s Volunteer Center – up to $20,000.
Once met, this match will provide the equivalent of 200,000 meals for chronically hungry children, hardworking families and seniors with inconsistent access to food.

Volunteering is just part of the equation.

Click to learn how you can fight hunger faster.

VOLUNTEER OF THE QUARTER

Presented by 
Devon Energy

HOPE CORPS

Click here to learn about our teen internship program.

PILLAR VOLUNTEERS

Click here to learn about our skills-based volunteer opportunities.

MOORE FOOD RESOURCE CENTER
 

Click here for more information about the Moore Food Resource Center.