24757 Arcola Mills Dr, Dulles, VA 20166
703-507-2795
info@dsfp.org

Volunteer

The Dulles South Food Pantry relies on volunteers to operate. In order to volunteer, you must first attend a 45-minute orientation and training session where you will learn about the Pantry and our operations.
***Volunteer trainings for DSFP will be held virtually via Zoom*** Check the SignUpGenius link for openings and new dates.
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Orientation and training will be held at the Outreach Center (first building on the right as you enter the Arcola Church property) 24757 Arcola Mills Dr, Dulles, VA. Please park in the paved lot.b

Volunteers at the Pantry must be age 10 or older.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and out of High School to sign up for a Distribution Shift.

Children and youth aged 10 to 13 must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult while at training and while volunteering at the Pantry.

We welcome children age 9 or younger to support the Pantry by collecting food or organizing a food drive.

Most volunteer shifts at the Pantry itself take place Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday.

For questions regarding volunteering, please contact us at volunteer@dsfp.org.

Pantry Volunteers

Volunteer Jobs Include:

COLLECTING

– Pick up donated food from stores, farms, or drop-off boxes
– Organize food drives
– Grow food in your home garden
– Start a Feed the Need or Fight Hunger club at your school
– Organize a Meal Kit event at your office
– Find new sources of food

OPERATIONS

– Identify grant opportunities 
– Seek business sponsors
– Organize the DSFP’s charity golf tournament
– Organize other fundraisers
– Weed the property around the DSFP
– Data entry, filing, and administration work

DISTRIBUTING

– Receive food donations and stock the shelves
– Pack bags of food for Pantry guests or pack weekend food bags for food insecure students participating in the “Backpack Buddies” program
– Distribute food when the Pantry is open 

IN THE COMMUNITY

– Pass out our business cards to those who might need assistance
– Volunteer at community events supporting the Pantry
– Transport bags of food from the “Backpack Buddies” program to students at local schools

… or find your own ways to contribute