3 Reasons to Volunteer with The Salem Pantry

In the month of June alone, The Salem Pantry received support from 104 volunteers who contributed over 700 hours of their time distributing food. Our volunteers make our mission possible. If you’re wondering why you should join our volunteer team, here are three exciting reasons to consider volunteering with The Salem Pantry.

1. You Can Easily Fit It into Your Schedule

Our volunteer shifts are flexible, and most shifts run for only two hours. You can choose from various time slots, including nights and weekends, making it easy to find the shift that works for you.  All volunteers use our online volunteer hub to find and sign up for shifts.

2. There are Many Ways You Can Help

The Salem Pantry offers a wide variety of programs. Our volunteers assist with many parts of our work, from The Market to our offices. We value the unique skills and talents that each of our volunteers brings, so don’t hesitate to let us know where you shine, and we’ll find the perfect opportunity for you.

3. You are Making a Direct Impact on Your Community

The Salem Pantry believes in the essential right to convenient and reliable access to healthy food.  When you volunteer with us, you will directly impact the lives of over 6,500 people every month, providing them with fresh, healthy food for their families.

Whether you have a few hours to spare or want to make a regular commitment, there are plenty of reasons to become a volunteer with The Salem Pantry. Together we can nourish our community!