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Find the Position That's Right for You

We want your volunteer experience with Hastings Family Service (HFS) to be exceptional! There are many factors to consider when exploring positions, and the chart below may help answer questions related to each position's requirements, scheduling options, and additional details. If you are not sure about making an ongoing commitment, consider becoming a substitute or making a short-term commitment of two or three months to help cover some of the extra openings during the winter travel season.  

Chart listing each volunteer position with a description, days/hours, minimum age, physical demands, and other options.

Specific Needs/Shifts Available

You are welcome to apply for any position at any time. We are currently looking for volunteers to serve these specific shifts:

  • Market Food Shelf: Substitutes needed; minimum commitment of two shifts per month
  • Market Cart: Monday shifts; monthly or twice-monthly commitment
  • Food Rescue Pick Up: Monday and Friday weekly shifts 
  • Donation Center: Thurs afternoon weekly shift; substitutes also needed
  • Rivertown Treasures: Monday morning shifts

(Updated: 6/11/2024)

Ready to Become Part of the HFS Family? Apply Today!

Please complete the Volunteer Online Application Form through the button below and we will contact you after your application is submitted. Most volunteer positions will require an interview, criminal background check, orientation, and training (requirements vary by position). 

Short-Term Volunteer Opportunities

HFS often needs short term volunteers to help with special events like School Supplies, Project Share, food drives, and more!  A volunteer application is not required for these opportunities; simply sign up using the link(s) provided below.  Please carefully read the description and requirements (age, ability to lift, etc.) listed for each volunteer shift. 

Check back often to see when new opportunities are posted!