Court-Ordered Volunteer Information

DC Warehouse

The DC food bank accepts court-mandated volunteers Mondays – Saturdays from 9am-4pm. We can only accept volunteers with non-violent offenses and all court ordered volunteers must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

All court-ordered volunteers must sign up for an interview with Volunteer Programs. We offer interviews in 15 minute increments on Tuesdays from 3:00pm – 4:30 pm and Thursdays from 3:00 -4:30pm.

You must sign up for an interview ahead of time by contacting 202-644-9800 Ext. 655 or volunteer@capitalareafoodbank.org. At the interview, we will discuss our policies & procedures, give an overview of the Capital Area Food Bank, and give instructions for completing your service.

If you are completing court-mandated volunteer service, you cannot sign up on our online volunteer calendar. You will be able to arrange your schedule at the time of your interview.

If you do not complete an interview or sign up on the online calendar, we will not be able to credit you for your time. At the time of your interview, please bring your court documentation and a photo ID to the interview. If you have any questions, please contact the Volunteer Department.

NOVA Warehouse

To complete court mandated hours at our NOVA facility you must complete and interview prior to beginning your hours. Interviews are held Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 1-4pm. You must schedule and interview ahead of time by contacting 703-541-3063.

At the interview, we will discuss our policies & procedures, give an overview of the Capital Area Food Bank, and give instructions for completing your service.

If you are completing court-mandated volunteer service, you cannot sign up on our online volunteer calendar. You will be able to arrange your schedule at the time of your interview.

If you do not complete an interview or sign up on the online calendar, we will not be able to credit you for your time. At the time of your interview, please bring your court documentation and a photo ID to the interview. If you have any questions, please contact the Volunteer Department.