Teen Summer Service 

Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunities


Catholic Charities

Location: Varies - Click here for a list of pantry locations. 

How to Sign Up: Visit the Catholic Charities Volunteer Website at https://www.ccofchicagovolunteer.com/


  • For general questions about volunteering or for help navigating the volunteer website, contact Emily Lewis at elewis@catholiccharities.net

  • To get in touch with a particular site, contact the site director listed on the volunteer website. 

Restrictions: Volunteers must be 16 or older. 

Notes: If you are looking to volunteer regularly over the summer at a particular site, contact the site director listed on the volunteer website. 



Lakeview  Pantry



  • Sheridan Market: 3945 N. Sheridan Road

  • La Casa Norte's Fresh Market: 3533 W. North Avenue

  • The Hub: 5151 N. Ravenswood Avenue

How to Sign Up: Email volunteers@lakeviewpantry.org for online orientation video and next steps.

Contact: volunteers@lakeviewpantry.org


  • Anyone under 16 years old must have a guardian present for service.

  • Anyone under 18 years old must complete a youth waiver, have a parent/guardian present during the orientation and both the parent and the teen must be registered on the website.

Notes: Full details at https://www.lakeviewpantry.org/volunteer/



Greater Chicago Food Depository

Location: 4100 W. Ann Lurie Place

How to Sign Up: Click "create a new profile" at the top left of the website here.



  • Anyone 16 years of age or older can register independently.

  • Anyone ages 11-15 must register with an adult. (if under 16, email volunteerservices@gcfd.org to schedule)

Notes: Once registered, you can sign up for available shifts on the volunteer calendar.