General Information for Volunteers in the Foodbank and Soup Kitchen:

  • Volunteers must be age 14 or older; youth volunteers between the ages of 14 to 18 must be properly supervised by adult volunteers
  • Volunteers are requested to commit to volunteering for at least 12 months, typically for 1 or 2 shifts per month in the Foodbank or for 2 to 4 shifts per month in the Soup Kitchen
  • Client information, such as the names of people using the Foodbank or Soup Kitchen, is protected by law and must remain confidential
  • Please contact the FCAA at 301-600-1506 or 301-600-6263 if you are unable to volunteer for your scheduled shift.
  • Access the Volunteer Response form (print) or fill it out online

Opportunities for Medical & Mental Health Professionals

Physicians, dentists, nurses, and psychologists and clinical social workers are utilized to provide medical and mental health treatment services at the Community Action Health Center, which is operated by the Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA). Medical, dental, and mental health professionals that are interested in volunteering should contact Janet Jones, Assistant Director of Medical Services at 301-600-3967 or by email Janet.