Volunteer Opportunities

Golden Harvest Food Bank thrives on the support of our volunteers. Your time is a gift to hungry kids, seniors, and families who don’t have enough to eat. By working together, we can make an immediate impact on hunger in our communities.

COVID-19 Protocols

The health and safety of our staff, clients, guests, and volunteers is always our top priority. As a frontline nonprofit serving the critical needs of our community, we’ve updated our COVID protocols in response to the current situation around COVID-19.

  • Masks are now optional at all locations, with the exception of The Master’s Table where masks are required.

Liability Note: Golden Harvest Food Bank assumes no liability for an injury or death of an individual entering these premises if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of contacting COVID-19. You are assuming this risk by entering these premises.

Getting Started as a Volunteer

All current volunteer opportunities are posted on our Volunteer Calendar.

Please register below to volunteer as an individual or group. After you register, you will receive email updates about future volunteer needs and can self-schedule your volunteer shifts online. Please schedule volunteer work in advance and do not show up unscheduled.

At this time, attending volunteer orientation is not required. However, we ask that you please review our volunteer requirements and waiver here before volunteering.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Augusta Warehouse Food Sorting

We need volunteers to help sort and inspect food donations at our Augusta Faith Food Factory volunteer facility. This might include produce donations from local farmers and items from retail partners as well as packing and assembling food boxes.

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The Master’s Table

Our staff is implementing an outdoor to-go lunch model at The Master’s Table. We welcome volunteers to help prepare and serve a daily meal.

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The Urban Farm

Help grow food for the hungry at our Urban Farm! You’ll help make The Master’s Table meals delicious and nutritious for our guests.

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The Master’s Table Courtyard

The Master’s Table serves lunch to over 250 guests every day. We welcome volunteers to distribute donation such as snacks, clothing, shoes, and hygiene products to guests in the outdoor courtyard.

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Aiken Senior Food Box Packing

At our Aiken warehouse, we need volunteers to help pack grocery boxes for elderly adults who are experiencing hunger. These senior food boxes are carefully prepared and packaged only at our Aiken warehouse.

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Aiken Warehouse Food Sorting

At our Aiken warehouse, we need volunteers to help sort and inspect food donations. This might include produce donations from local farmers and items from retail partners.

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Mobile Markets

We provide Mobile Market food distributions at various locations across our 25-county service area in Georgia/South Carolina. A truck from Golden Harvest Food Bank delivers grocery items and food boxes to distribute to anyone in need. We need volunteers to help with food distribution at these events.

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Spooky to Be Hungry® Drive

For 29 years, hundreds of neighborhoods, businesses, organizations and volunteers have linked arms with Golden Harvest Food Bank to scare away hunger through the It’s Spooky to Be Hungry® Drive. We need 100+ volunteers to help distribute orange door hangers in neighborhoods on one Saturday in October. This is door hanger distribution day for all neighborhoods in all Aiken, Richmond & Columbia counties.

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Host A Drive

Food & funds drives are a great way to help our neighbors in need. Whether you’d like to run a traditional food & funds drive or go totally virtual, you’re putting meals on the tables of those who need it most, and filling hearts with hope along the way.

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Corporate Volunteering

Strengthen your relationship with our community while building team dynamics. For more information, contact Doressa Hawes at dhawes@goldenharvest.org, 706-736-1199 ext. 227 or 706-267-0683, or visit our Corporate Volunteering page.

Corporate Volunteering

Make An Impact

Together we make a tangible and lasting impact for children, families and seniors who are struggling in our region. Your support today will fill more plates with food–and hearts with hope.

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