Give the Gift of Time

When you volunteer, you give your most valuable gift – your time. We have volunteer opportunities throughout the year for people of all ages and interests. Find out more about our volunteer opportunities listed below. Prior to volunteering, all volunteers must complete a volunteer waiver.

Please contact us with any questions!

No act of kindness, no matter how small,
is ever wasted. -Aesop

Volunteers linking arms

WEEKEND SACK PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS

What: Help us pack weekend sacks of food to be distributed to Golden school children
Who: All ages, making it a great family-volunteering activity
When: Wednesdays 6-6:30pm throughout the school year
Where: GBP Headquarters located inside New Hope Community Church (16800 W 9th Ave, Golden, CO 80401)

Please check back for updated volunteer opportunities throughout the school year.  Thank you!

BGOLDN VOLUNTEER DRIVERS

What: Picking up breakfast OR lunch meals from local Golden restaurants and delivering them to Bell Middle School for distribution.

Who: 18+ years old with a clean driving record

*You will be contacted prior to your first shift for training and instruction

*Adequate trunk space in your vehicle

*Ideal for someone who can commit to a couple (+) shifts per week

*Masks required

When: Monday-Friday.  Timeslots listed in sign-up link.
Where: Throughout the Golden, Colorado community

Please click “Sign Up!” below to see the specific dates, how many open volunteer spots are available for each date, and to sign up.

SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS

Check back soon for information on future Summer Lunch Program
volunteer opportunities!

FRESH FOOD CO-OP VOLUNTEERS

What: Every week our Fresh Food Co-op receives rescue food from local grocery stores in the Denver area. This food is unloaded from our delivery truck, sorted, date/quality checked, and stocked onto the shelves.
Who: Anyone 12 years and older – great for individuals and service groups
When: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: Fresh Food Co-op located inside New Hope Community Church (16800 W 9th Ave, Golden, CO 80401)

Please click “Sign Up!” below to see the specific dates we receive deliveries, how many open volunteer spots are available for each date, and to sign up.

BGOLDN VOLUNTEERS ON-SITE

What: BGoldN Meal Distribution – Bell Middle School

Who: Any age with guardians and/or family.

*Ideal for folks that can commit to multiple shifts per week

*Volunteers will be contacted prior to first shift for orientation and training

*Masks required!

When: Mondays through Friday.  Timeslots listed in sign-up link.
Where: Bell Middle School 1001 Ulysses Street, Golden, CO 80401

Please click “Sign Up!” below to see the specific dates, how many open volunteer spots are available for each date, and to sign up.

FOOD BANK OF THE ROCKIES VOLUNTEERS

What: Volunteer at Food Bank of the Rockies and help us earn credit toward the food we purchase
Where: Food Bank of the Rockies

The Golden Backpack Program invests $7,000-$10,000 a year on food from Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR) for our Weekend Sack Program. When you volunteer at FBR you can help us earn credit toward the food we purchase. Just let FBR know you are volunteering on behalf of the Golden Backpack Program. Click the link below for volunteer opportunities.

635468
Total Meals Distributed
8000
Summer Lunch Meals
487468
Weekend Sack Meals
140000
Fresh Food Co-Op Meals