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Volunteer with the Coastal Bend Food Bank 

We value our volunteers and invite you to join our mission to fight food insecurity. Here’s what you need to know about volunteering with us.

All volunteers are required to Register Here before choosing a time slot. Once registered, you can select your preferred volunteer shift.

Frequently asked questions

Volunteer Hours of Operation 
  • Monday – Friday:  9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Volunteers help inspect, sort, and box donated food products in our warehouse. We also have opportunities at mobile distributions throughout Corpus Christi and our 11-county service area.

Contact Information:

Each volunteer must register individually, including family members. For group volunteering, contact us at 361-887-6291 or email

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Age limits: Ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult (5 youth to 1 adult) Under 10 years old not allowed.
  • Mobile Distributions:  Volunteers must be 16 years or older

Dress Code:

  • Closed-toed shoes required; no high heels, sandals, or flip flops.
  • Long pants or appropriate shorts.
  • No sleeveless shirts or tank tops.
  • Dress warmly in winter; dress lightly in summer.

To ensure safety, leave valuables at home or locked in your trunk.

Coastal Bend Food Bank is not responsible for missing or damaged personal belongings.