Food and Nutrition  Programs


General Information for Volunteers in the Foodbank and Soup Kitchen:

  • Volunteers must be age 16 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 if you are unable to volunteer for your scheduled shift.

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form and email Michael Grogan using mgrogan@cityoffrederickmd.gov.  

*Please Note: At this time we have a high volume of requests for volunteering with our programs. We appreciate your patience and interest in volunteering.*

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 should call our main number (301) 600-1506. Please view the Medical and Mental Health Professionals page for more information on volunteering as a medical professional.