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Volunteers are needed year round!

General Volunteer

Special Events
Volunteer Application

Volunteer Brochure

Without YOU, we can’t WIN the fight against hunger.


Volunteers like YOU make what we do possible. YOUR time, YOUR passion, YOUR drive – it inspires us to keep on going. Join the ranks and together, we’ll continue to fight hunger.



JOIN THE FIGHT. Here’s how in 3 easy steps.


Step 1. Choose an Opportunity

We have opportunities to join us in our fight against hunger year-round in our warehouse and during our Special Events season. Take a look at our Volunteer Opportunities Brochure to find a match.


Step 2. Complete an Application

A completed application is needed to begin your placement in a volunteer opportunity. Please fill the application out and return it to the Volunteer Manager at, or by fax at 808.836.2272. You may also mail your application to 2611 Kilihau Street, Honolulu, HI 96819. Please attention to “Volunteer Manager.”


Step 3. Schedule an Interview & Orientation Tour

Individual appointments are scheduled every Thursday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. The Interview & Orientation Tour will take about 45 minutes which includes viewing a 13 minute video on proper salvaging and sorting. Please call the Volunteer Manager at 836.3600 ext. 239 to schedule your appointment.


Current Volunteer Opportunities:


Hawaii Foodbank

11th Annual Golf Classic Tournament

Friday, February 13, 2015

Hawaii Prince Golf Course

Please visit our Golf Classic page for more event information.


Volunteer needs:  37

Must be 18 or older


Volunteer Duties:

Volunteers will help with set-up, clean-up, registration, food & beverage distribution, prize organization, Par 3 watch and activities. 


Service Time:  Varied shifts between 8am and 6pm, depending on assignment.


Special Attire:  Hawaii Foodbank T-shirt (provided).


Deadline to register:  January 31, 2015

Great Chefs® Fight Hunger

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Hawaii Foodbank Warehouse

Please visit our Great Chefs® Fight Hunger page for more event information.


Volunteer Needs: 64

Must be 18 or older


Volunteer Duties:

Volunteers are needed to help with registration, VIP service, chef assistance, bussing tables, and clean-up.


Service Time:  Shifts between 3pm and 9:30 pm, depending on assignment.


Special Attire:  White button-down blouse or dress shirt (for registrants, servers & chef assistants).  Black slacks or skirts & black covered shoes for all.  Bussers will be provided with t-shirts & aprons.


Deadline to register:  March 7, 2015

26th Annual Food Drive

Island-wide locations

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Individual and Group registrations being accepted now.


Volunteer Needs: 3,000

Minimum age to volunteer is 16 accompanied by adult.


Volunteer Duties:

Volunteers will help with sign-waving, fish-netting, food collecting, sorting, registration and water distribution. 


Service Time: 3 shifts between 8am and 3pm. Please visit our Food Drive recruitment page for more details.


Special Attire:  Hawaii Foodbank 2015 Food Drive T-shirt provided.


Pre-registration deadline: March 27, 2015. 

Late registration deadline:  April 10th. 
Walk-on registration: April 18th

National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC Food Drive)

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Hawaii Foodbank Warehouse


Volunteer Needs: 70 Strong People

Must be 18 or older


Volunteer Duties:

Volunteers are needed to help move, sort, shrink wrap & weigh very large quantities of canned and dry food donations.  This is very strenuous work, lifting, pulling & pushing.


Service Time:  Shifts between 3pm and 9:30 pm, depending on assignment.


Special Attire:  Covered shoes mandatory.


Deadline to register: April 30, 2015


If you would like more information on becoming a volunteer,
please call 836-3600, ext. 239 or

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The Hawaii Foodbank - 2611 Kilihau St. - Honolulu, HI 96819-2021 - Phone: 808 836-3600