Current Volunteer Opportunities

Current Volunteer Opportunities at FamilyWorks

Supermarket Saturday Food Drive

  • When: The third Saturday of the month from 9 am to 1 pm, in one hour shifts
  • Where:  Wallingford QFC, 1801 N 46th St.
  • Activities:  Volunteers will hand out flyers to shoppers which list the non-perishable goods needed for our food bank.  Shoppers then purchase the items and donate them to us.  This is also an opportunity to engage the community in conversations about how the food bank helps our community.
  • Who:  School-aged children (5 and Up) with their families are welcome!

Please note: Supermarket Saturdays happen on the third Saturday of the month (with some exceptions). Dates are: Feb 18th, Mar 18th, Apr 15th, May 20th, June 17th, Jul 15th, Aug 19th, Sep 16th, Oct 21st, Nov 4th .

Sign up for the July 15 Food Drive Here

Sign up for the August 19 Food Drive Here


School Supply Giveaway Event

When: Wednesday August 2, 1-4 pm

Where: FamilyWorks conference room

Activities: We are giving away backpacks and families will choose the school supplies they would like for their children. Volunteers are needed to help set up, assist families, and clean up when event concludes

Who: Anyone 15 and older is welcome to help!

Sign up here!

Book signing event at MIIR Thurs. July 20: FamilyWorks is having an event to showcase board member Scott Allard’s new book, Places in Need and to raise awareness about what we do and how to get involved. All are welcome to attend! We do need two volunteers who are familiar with FamilyWorks from 5-8 pm to help with giving out giveaways, encouraging guests to sign-in at the event, handing out raffle tickets, and collecting donations.

Backup volunteer for OSL: Can you pick up Operation Sack Lunch food from the Wallingford Senior Center on these dates: Aug. 14, 21, and Sept. 11? This would be at around 12 pm and you would be done within 30 minutes to an hour. You would need a car to transport the items to FamilyWorks (you do not need a big car).

Childcare helper: We could use a volunteer to help at our parenting class on Wednesday August 23rd and September 6th from 6:30-8:30 PM here at FamilyWorks.

High School Students: Need those service hours? Come volunteer with us over the summer! Lots of our volunteers go on vacation and we could use extra help during these times.

Please contact our interim Volunteer Coordinators, Hayley and Mike, at and if interested in any of these opportunities or if you have questions!

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