Volunteering

You can volunteer anything from a few hours to a few days a week…

The Amsterdam Food Bank values any contribution you make, your time and skills could be just what we need. And we want you to enjoy volunteering. There are lots of ways to get involved. Whatever role you choose, you will make a real difference to the life of someone in crisis. If you want to know more about volunteering at the Amsterdam Food Bank please contact our recruitment vrijwilligers@voedselbank.org

We can always use volunteers for

Our warehouse: we sort and store donated food before it’s made into parcels for clients to collect. You could help in this vital work to help us ensure we have the right food available at all times
Our uitgiftepunten (food bank pick-up locations in town): meet clients and give out food parcels
Our supermarket collections: help out at a food bank supermarket collection encouraging people to donate and collect items
Drivers: we both collect food donations and deliver these at our pick-up points. All drivers must be have the appropriate drivers license: type B, BE or CE (code 95 vrachtwagen)
A variety of activities for few hours, e.g. packing food parcels: check our activity calender

Tell us what you’re looking for and send an e-mail to vrijwilligers@voedselbank.org. Please include your resume and contact details. We will contact you asap. And… we hope to meet you soon!

‘I get a real sense of achievement’ – article by the Vrijwilligers Centrale Amsterdam about the Amsterdam Food Bank