Serving the Greater Wareham/New Bedford Community.


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We are often seeking new volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please phone the Pantry at: 508-295-3486 and leave your name and phone number or apply online below.

The opportunities range from food distribution, stocking shelves to data entry and translation services.  Volunteers who work the backroom should be able to lift 25 pounds. If you are unable to physically volunteer at the pantry, but would still like to help, we have opportunities for remote activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I come as an individual?

Absolutely! We seek individuals who can commit to a regular schedule of volunteering. All volunteers are asked to complete an application and then will be scheduled for an orientation session. Background checks will be requested. Complete the form below to apply. If you have any questions, please contact our volunteer coordinator at

Can we come as a group?

Yes, groups can work on assigned tasks in the pantry or special projects in the warehouse.

Can The Family Pantry accommodate volunteers with special needs?

We evaluate all special needs situations individually, but we are happy to try and accommodate specials needs.  We do have ‘remote work’ opportunities.

Can I do my community service at The Family Pantry?

Yes, we accept school or church community service applicants, however individual approval is required.

What should I wear to volunteer?

Attire for most of the volunteer positions is appropriate comfortable clothes with The Family Pantry t-shirt, a name tag, and close-toed shoes.

Is there an age restriction?

Yes, our volunteers need to be 15 years old, we work in a large warehouse and safety is a priority. 

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Volunteer Opportunities

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