Volunteer

Volunteer with Hunger Task Force!

Hunger Task Force relies on the help of more than 16,000 generous volunteers every year. From food sorting and building healthy food boxes for seniors to helping individuals shop the Mobile Market and harvesting at The Farm, we need your help. Explore the array of volunteer opportunities below to learn more about ways to get involved. Fill out a volunteer application now to start the process right away!

Questions? Contact us at [email protected].

Before applying to volunteer, please consider the following policies to make sure you are eligible:

  • Volunteers must be 16 to apply, children younger than 16 may attend only with an adult who is volunteering.
  • Volunteers seeking to complete service hours must apply 2-3 months prior to when their service hours must be completed. We cannot guarantee frequent or extended volunteering opportunities to meet hour requirements.
  • Due to high volunteer interest from schools and youth groups, opportunities may be limited to once per year for these groups. Group volunteers must be 16 or older. Please reach out for additional information about youth opportunities, including hosting a food drive or educational tours.
  • Groups who intended to volunteer to meet work, court-ordered, or benefit requirements will be ineligible to volunteer.
  • Individuals required to volunteer under court order or as part of a mandated work program will not be considered.

Volunteer Tasks & Opportunities

Food Sorting

Join Hunger Task Force’s most popular volunteer activity! Sort donated food to be delivered to the hungry.

The Farm

Dig in with us at The Farm in Franklin, where we grow fresh produce to feed the hungry in our community!

Stockbox

Help build Stockboxes – a monthly box of healthy foods – for low-income seniors in Milwaukee.

Mobile Market

Help pack groceries for Mobile Market shoppers who live in Milwaukee’s food desert communities.

Warehouse

Hunger Task Force needs volunteers at our West Milwaukee headquarters to help with day-to-day tasks.

Special Events

Volunteer at a variety of fun community events, from parades, fundraisers, runs, festivals and more.

Office

With mailings, filing, phone calls and data entry, Hunger Task Force needs help in the main office every day!

School Garden

Come out to The Farm and help in our School Garden  – opportunities to plant, tend and harvest fresh produce.

Voices Against Hunger

Volunteer your voice for anti-hunger advocacy through our citizen advocacy group.

Bring a Group!

Rally the team, organization or office and set up a group volunteer opportunity at Hunger Task Force.

CONTACT US

Julia Prange

Volunteer Program Manager

[email protected]

Faith Evans

Volunteer Coordinator

[email protected]

Stephen Poquette

Farm Volunteer Coordinator

[email protected]

VOLUNTEER NEWS & FEATURES:

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH:

Volunteer of the Month: Tom Frohna | January 2024

Volunteer of the Month: Tom Frohna | January 2024

Each month Hunger Task Force is honored to recognize an individual or organization that goes above and beyond in their service to the organization. Hunger Task Force relies on the help of more than 16,000 generous volunteers every year. From food sorting and building...

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Volunteer of the Month: Gary Sievewright | December 2023

Volunteer of the Month: Gary Sievewright | December 2023

Each month Hunger Task Force is honored to recognize an individual or organization that goes above and beyond in their service to the organization. Hunger Task Force relies on the help of more than 16,000 generous volunteers every year. From food sorting and building...

read more
Volunteer of the Month: Johnson Controls | November 2023

Volunteer of the Month: Johnson Controls | November 2023

Each month Hunger Task Force is honored to recognize an individual or organization that goes above and beyond in their service to the organization. Hunger Task Force relies on the help of more than 16,000 generous volunteers every year. From food sorting and building...

read more
Volunteer of the Month: Old Republic | October 2023

Volunteer of the Month: Old Republic | October 2023

Each month Hunger Task Force is honored to recognize an individual or organization that goes above and beyond in their service to the organization. Hunger Task Force relies on the help of more than 16,000 generous volunteers every year. From food sorting and building...

read more