Volunteer Program & Food Drives

Looking for field experience as part of your educational program?

Join a high-functioning, talented team and one of the most respected charities in the area.  You can acquire practical, hands-on experience by interning in a well-established volunteer and food drive program.  You will help the department achieve ambitious goals and feed hungry neighbors as well by helping us schedule and manage volunteers, plan and assist with special projects, steward food donors, and assist in managing a large volunteer database.  Days and hours are flexible, but the ideal candidate will work 6 to 10 hours per week; schedule is negotiable, but within normal business hours at our Verona location. A minimum of one full semester commitment is requested but the opportunity exists to extend the duration. Position is unpaid, but mileage reimbursement is available.

An undergraduate or graduate student studying non-profit management, public health, business, social and behavioral sciences, communications, agriculture, nutrition and other disciplines that may find the Volunteer & Food Drive internship valuable.  Experience with MS Word and Excel required and with database systems highly desired. To be successful, strong computer and excellent customer service skills are needed, as is a commitment to confidentiality.

To apply, submit a BRAFB application found at www.brafb.org/employment and a resume to Human Resources Office, P.O. Box 937, Verona, VA  24482-0937, fax to 540-248-6410 or email to nbowman@brafb.org.

Applications can be found at www.brafb.org and will be accepted until filled. EOE

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Please submit your materials to Human Resource Office, Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, P.O. Box 937, Verona, VA  24482. Download our employment application here.


The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is committed to equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status, political affiliation, genetics or disability. We prohibit discrimination in all aspects of our policies, practices, operations and programs.