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Food Lifeline invites you to volunteer at our Hunger Solution Center! You will make a big impact in only a couple of hours! We offer sessions on weekday mornings and afternoons, Saturdays, and some evenings. If you are new to Food Lifeline, please review each of our pro tips and guidelines below.

Pro Tips for Individuals and Families

  • We welcome volunteers 10 years and older! Please bring a signed Parent/Guardian Form for volunteers under 18. Forms are valid for the calendar year.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early. All volunteer sessions are located at 815 S 96th St, Seattle, WA 98108.
  • For volunteer leadership roles and other special opportunities, click here.
  • If you have a community service obligation to fulfill, click here.
  • If you would like to bring your community or school group, click here.
  • If you would like to bring your corporate group, click here.

Guidelines for all Volunteers

  • Each individual must register in advance to volunteer. Kids too! Volunteers who arrive without signing up may be turned away.
  • For the safety of our staff and other volunteers, please reschedule if you are feeling ill.
  • Our warehouse environment can be cool. For your comfort, please dress in warm layers.
  • Closed-toed shoes are required to be worn while volunteering, no exceptions.
  • Food-safe gloves will be provided to be worn when handling food items.
  • Your work will be physical in nature and includes long periods of standing. You may be asked to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early and plan to participate during the entire session.
  • If you are running late, please call (206) 545-6600 to let us know. Volunteers who are more than 15 minutes late will need to reschedule.
  • Volunteers who are under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian to sign a consent form.
  • Parking: Onsite parking is available in a limited capacity. Carpooling is recommended.