Food Shelf Client Assistant



Start Date


Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


411 Elm Avenue
United States



· Welcome and check in clients

· Assist clients in the food selection process

· Maintain database of clients

· Recommend recipes and ideas for preparing and storing food

· Report inventory needs to the Program Assistant

· Stock shelves and merchandise products to appeal to clients

· Build relationships with clients to reflect positive outlook on food security

· Help refer customers to area resources using WCCA provided resources

· Sign up and reliably commit to volunteer hours

· Dress Code: Dressy Casual

Time commitment:

4-10 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months. Long Term Volunteers are able to build relationships with clients.

Support & Training Development

· New Volunteer Orientation: one time 1.5 hours

· Software and Role Specific Training – one time 2-3 hours

· Optional Quarterly Meetings

Location of volunteer position: Wright County Food Shelf & Thrift Shop - 411 Elm Ave, Waverly, MN

Qualifications and requirements:

· Strong Customer Service skills

· Friendly and welcoming personality

· Ability to multi task

· Works well independently

· Responsible and reliable/dependable

· Ability to work with a variety of personalities while maintaining professionalism

· Familiarity with programs and services desired or willing to learn

· Positive contributor to a team atmosphere

· Must be 18 years of age or older

Benefits to the organization and volunteer: You can make a difference in Wright County by helping with our Food Security Program. Together, we can help everyone in our community know where their next meal will come from.


Training Provided

We welcome



International Volunteers

How To Apply

Please fill out the pop up application through the link provided. We will respond to your interest within 48 hours. If you have any additional questions, please contact Alivia at 763-957-2730 (call or text) or email

Thank you!