Volunteer

How To Help at Three Square-Volunteer

We’re excited that you’re interested in volunteering with us! It’s a fun and rewarding experience, and a potentially life-changing way to tackle the ongoing hunger problem here in Southern Nevada. Together, we can feed everyone!

If you are a registered volunteer, access our volunteer calendar to find opportunities that fit your schedule.


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individual app

Individuals must create an account by completing the individual volunteer application below before scheduling a volunteer session.

Note: Volunteers ages 10-15 must have a parent/guardian present. Ages 16-17 may volunteer on their own with a consent form (sorry, no volunteers under age 10).

Individual volunteer application
Minor release form

group app

To schedule a group of volunteers, download and complete the group application below, and e-mail it to our Volunteer Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. After you submit your group application, one of our team members will contact you to schedule a volunteer date.

Group volunteer application

log in

Once your account has been created and approved, you may log in to our volunteer calendar to self-schedule your volunteer session.

 

Typical Volunteer Activities

  • Sorting and repackaging food at our warehouse
  • Filling backpacks with weekend food for children
  • Packaging meals for kids in school programs
  • Helping out at special events, both on - and offsite
  • Boxing meals for our Senior Share Program
  • And many more. Click here for our complete list of volunteer opportunities.

Interested in learning more about our volunteer opportunities? Watch the short video below to see our activities in action.

 


Volunteer Information

Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. / 1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.

Monday – Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

(Hours subject to change due to holidays. Call us at (702) 644-3663 ext. 368 to confirm any changes.)

Safety and Dress Code

Your safety is our priority. Closed-toed shoes are required, and please wear comfortable clothes (no tank tops). The warehouse tends to be chilly in the winter and warm in the summer, so dress according to the weather.

Information Sessions

We welcome all volunteers to attend an information session, however this is not mandatory prior to volunteering. Attending an information session will help you learn more about Three Square, our work to end hunger and the impact we make in our community. Volunteer information sessions are held every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., and the third Saturday of every month from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sessions will cover:

  • A tour of our facilities.
  • Three Square history and overview.
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • How to navigate and schedule through our volunteer calendar.

Have questions or need help?

Please be sure to read our FAQs below. If you still have questions, contact our Volunteer Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (702) 644-3663 ext. 368.


FAQ

I’m already a volunteer, what do I do?

Visit our volunteer calendar to select an activity that fits with your schedule.

How do I become a Three Square volunteer?

Start by completing the volunteer applications below. Once your application is received, you'll gain access to our volunteer calendar where you can view all of our volunteer opportunities and special events.

Individual volunteer application
Group application

How old must you be to volunteer?

Our minimum volunteer age is 10. Volunteers who are 10 to 17 years old will need a minor release form signed before volunteering. Volunteers who are 10 to 15 years old will need to be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.

What type of volunteer opportunities are offered at Three Square?

Volunteer Room
We value every volunteer for participating in the many aspects of our volunteer room, which is the central operational support for all our programs and services. Including, but not limited to produce and grocery packing for individuals who receive meal assistance and mobile pantries; sorting and packing donated food and non-food items; and office support. You may be standing, bending, lifting, and walking on concrete in non-climate controlled areas. Dress warm in the winter months and cool in the summer months.

Monday-Friday, 9am - 12pm or 1pm - 4pm
Monday-Thursday evenings 5 - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 12pm.

Community Kitchen
Help pack fresh Kids Cafe® meals to ensure food insecure children involved in after-school programs receive delicious, nutritious meals they need to thrive. We also pack frozen meals for our agency partners and summer meals for kids. You may be standing and working in an assembly line format for this volunteer activity. Monday-Friday 9am - 12pm or 1pm - 4pm.

BackPack for Kids Program
Help to prepare bags for school age children who might otherwise go without during weekends and long breaks from school. You may be standing, bending, and walking down an assembly line in non-climate controlled areas. Dress warm in the winter months and cool in the summer months. Tuesdays 5:30pm - 7:30pm & Thursdays 9:30 - 11:30am.

Senior Share Program
Help out by packing supplemental boxes for seniors who are food insecure and hungry. Seniors will receive these boxes along with additional items. You may be standing, bending, and walking down an assembly line in non-climate controlled areas. Dress warm in the winter months and cool in the summer months. Various dates and times available.

What should I wear to volunteer?

Closed-toed shoes are required, and please wear comfortable clothes (no tank tops). The warehouse tends to be chilly in the winter and warm in the summer, so dress according to the weather.

What are your volunteer hours?

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. / 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hours subject to change due to holidays. Call us at (702) 644-3663 ext. 368 to confirm any changes.

Can I do my community service at Three Square?

We accept court ordered, work program, and school community service volunteers. An appointment with the Volunteer Department is required prior to completing the volunteer application. Contact our Volunteer Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 702-644-3663 x368. If you have any documentation to be signed by our staff, please give us a 24 hour notice.

 

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