Volunteer Opportunities

Same Mission, New Opportunities! 

Please click here to sign up to volunteer! 
 
*Please see below for our different volunteer opportunities. 
Volunteer at our Trenton Pantry

*Located at 48 Hudson Street, Trenton NJ  Monday- Wednesday from 9AM to 12PM 

Parking for 48 Hudson Street, Trenton NJ 08609, corner or Tyler Street: alternate side of the street parking but for safety reasons we RECOMMEND you park on Tyler Street if you have to, temporary parking passes are available in the pantry. Please contact Alana Moonsammy at 609-477-8251.  

Pantry Volunteers may be responsible for:

  • Intake Support: Recording (pen and paper) basic information ( name, address, # of people in household) from community members prior to them receiving their groceries
  • Bagging: Traditional bagging/ replenishing of non-perishable groceries, fresh produce and frozen meats

~Pantry Volunteers should dress comfortably & appropriate for weather conditions as we have our garage door open when serving clients. Sneakers and closed toed shoes are preferred for safety.


Volunteer at our Mobile Pantry

*Located at 2751 Brunswick Pike Place, Lawrence Township at the Mercer County Library (Lawrence Headquarter Branch) on Mondays from 2PM to 4 PM

*Located at 142 E. Hanover Street, Trenton (located at Trenton Meeting of Friends) on TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS from 9AM to 12PM

*Located at 601 Hamilton Ave, Trenton (front entrance lot) on 1st & 3rd WEDNESDAYS from 9 AM to 12PM 

*Located at 434 Bellevue Ave, Trenton (parking lot) on 2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS from 9 AM to 12PM 

Parking for 142 East Hanover Street Trenton, NJ: parking is in the lot around the corner @ 127 Academy Street. Please contact Jimmy Torres at 609-931-1308/

Parking for 434 Bellevue Ave, Trenton, NJ 08618: parking is available in the parking lot of this exact address where the Arm In Arm truck is located. 

Parking for 601 Hamilton Ave, Trenton NJ 08629: Street parking is available near the site, ask coordinator Jimmy Torres at 609-931-1308 for his reference on where to park if you are unsure. 

Pantry Volunteers may be responsible for :

  • Intake Support: Recording (pen and paper) basic information ( name, address, # of people in household & signatures) from community members prior to them receiving their groceries
  • Bagging: Bagging produce and frozen meats

~Pantry volunteers are outdoors for our mobiles so please dress comfortably and appropriate for weather conditions. Sneakers and closed toed shoes are preferred for safety. Please check your resources on the weather prior to coming to a food distribution outdoor event. We will keep you updated if there are any cancellations. 


Volunteer at Mill One

*Located at 1 N. Johnston Ave, Hamilton NJ (enter at A1 Entry) on Tuesdays from 10 AM to 12 PM, Thursdays 9 AM to 12 PM & the 1st & 3rd Saturday’s of the month from 10 AM to 12 PM. 

Parking at Mill One: There is a general parking lot located near building A1 (near the flagpole). You can contact coordinator Jimmy Torres at 609-931-1308 or Alana Moonsammy at 609-477-8251 to let you in the building upon arrival. 

Volunteers may be responsible for:

  • Bagging: Packing non-perishable bags of groceries and restocking shelves.

~Pantry volunteers are indoors and should dress comfortably. Sneakers and closed toed shoes are preferred for safety.


Volunteer at our Princeton Pantry

*Located at 61 Nassau Street, Princeton NJ   

Parking at Princeton pantry at 61 Nassau Street (Nassau Presbyterian Church) Princeton, NJ 08542: This is downtown Princeton so there is meter parking available, contact coordinator Leticia Hernandez upon arrival. Located towards the right side of the church, on the lower level.

Volunteers may be responsible for:

  • Bagging: Packing non-perishable bags of groceries and restocking shelves.
  • Home Food Deliveries

We want to take a moment to thank all of our dedicated and passionate volunteers. It takes a village, and you are a critical part of the AIA village.

If you are unsure of what volunteer slot to sign up for, read below to help assist you in making a decision that works best for you!

  1. Perhaps you’d like to do more traditional bagging and help with food pantry support ? HUDSON
  2. Or do you want to check out the new look at Mill One and do some traditional bagging and stocking? MILL ONE
  3. Maybe you don’t mind being outdoors, frontline serving the community directly? MOBILE PANTRIES
  4. Are you in the Princeton area and would like to serve on a smaller scale? PRINCETON PANTRY

To sign up to volunteer at our Arm in Arm pantry in Trenton, Hamilton, Princeton, and Mobiles please click here. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Shariq Marshall at 609-396-9355 x21 or shariqm@arminarm.org.

*If you are a new volunteer, please download this New Volunteer Agreement, and fill it out and either email it to shariqm@arminarm.org prior to coming into the pantry or bring a physical copy with you when you come into the pantry. Thank you. 

*Food pantry volunteers ages 8 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult while volunteering at our 3 sites. If volunteers are over the age of 16 they do not need to be accompanied by an adult. 

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