One pair of extra hands, for just one hour, makes a positive difference in the lives of those we serve.

Grocery Rescue Specialist

Grocery Rescue Specialist

Are you available weekdays between 7:30am-2:30pm, and/or Saturday’s 7:30am-11:30am? Do you enjoy driving and physical activity, love to communicate with others and to provide outstanding customer service? Join our Grocery Rescue Program. We provide carts, pallet jacks, a hydraulic lift and an industrial size scale to assist in the job. Some paperwork required — training provided.

Closed-toed shoes are required. All Grocery Rescue Specialists will complete some activities in our receiving warehouse prior to participating in our grocery rescue operations. Grocery Rescue Specialist Assistants may eventually become a driver. Safety is our number one priority. Training is provided.

All volunteers must complete an application. A valid driver’s license with no outstanding offenses is required.

Responsibilities include:
attend daily to our grocer partners
collect donated food the grocer
load it into our truck or van
return to facility
weigh product and record donation
hand food off to Food Processing Specialists

Guest Specialist

Guest Specialist

If you enjoy having direct contact with people, are compassionate and caring, enjoy a good laugh, an occasional cry, and love conversation, this is the opportunity for you.

Some paperwork involved – training is provided. All activities take place on concrete floors. Sturdy closed-toed shoes are required. Safety is our number one priority.

All volunteers must complete our application form. We recommend a brief facility tour and orientation at our site prior to you making a volunteer commitment.

Our Guest Specialists:
check guests in and/or out of market

assist guest with shopping as needed

Food Processing Specialist

Food Processing Specialist

Grocery stores donate food or community food drives contribute to fill the pantry shelves. Volunteers sort and prepare food for distribution.

Sorting food takes place standing around tables; all activities take place on concrete floors. Completing food processing tasks include standing, walking, lifting, bending and pushing of carts loaded with product. Some tasks may be completed in a sitting position. Sturdy, closed-toed shoes are required. Safety is our number one priority.

A volunteer application must be completed. A brief facility tour and orientation is encouraged prior to making a volunteer commitment.

Activities include:
package product
stock shelves
rotate product
check product for shelf life and expiration dates


For more information about volunteering at the Post Falls Food Bank, call us at 208-773-0139 or email

Applications available online, or pick one up in our office!

    • ALL youth 17 and under must have parental/guardian consent to volunteer.
    • Youth 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult and are welcome by appointment.
    • Special event organizations and groups are welcome to set up volunteer opportunities by appointment.