THRIVE is powered by a team of 165 weekly volunteers who provide all of our services. In 2022, they clocked more than 15,000 hours. Volunteers are truly the backbone or our organization. If you're interested in serving the community, please join our team! Volunteering at THRIVE is a great way to meet people, have fun, and make an impact on our community. Check out our current needs below and we hope you'll fill out a volunteer application today!
Current Volunteer Needs
Greeter: Greet THRIVE pantry clients after they check-in at the front desk, escort them to the pantry, answer basic questions, give instructions for the pantry shopping experience
Shopping Assistant: Volunteer to help THRIVE clients at the freezer by selecting their meats for them, providing the correct number of meats for each family
Runner: After THRIVE pantry clients finish their shopping experience, take their groceries outside to load them in their vehicles as they pull up to the front of the building
Floater: Receive and sort food donations that come to THRIVE to stock our pantry, restock in pantry if necessary, help wherever needed
-Tuesday driver needed to pick up from grocery stores. Truck, SUV, or minivan recommended.
-Wednesday delivery driver to help with grocery delivery to clients.
Driver Substitutes: Substitutes are needed to pick up from grocery stores on designated days in the morning or help with grocery deliveries to clients, as needed. Truck, SUV, or minivan recommended.
Do you have a passion for gardening? We are seeking volunteers to help tend to our raised garden beds at our new facility. Email email@example.com to get involved.
To become a THRIVE financial coach, you must take the 20-hour Master Financial Educator Volunteer training through the Virginia Cooperative Extension office. If you are interested in learning more, please fill out a volunteer application, and we will schedule you to shadow a current financial coaching session before class enrollment.
Click here to fill out our Online Volunteer Application. You must be 16 years or older to volunteer.