University of Missouri


Apply to be a Pick-Up Volunteer

The Pick-Up Team is a vital part of Tiger Pantry. As a member of the team, you will work in coordination with the Pick-Up Team Coordinator and have the duty of picking up food donations from around campus or Columbia each week. Pick-ups usually don’t last more than 30 minutes.

Whether it’s a food drive being put on by the Nursing School, a Nutritional Science Class, or our permanent bin locations, you will be Tiger Pantry’s go to team in order to efficiently pick-up food donations when needed and return the donation numbers (weight in pounds) to the donor on the same day!

Volunteers who are employed by the university will be considered for the opportunity to use Tiger Pantry’s van for pick-ups. Individuals who are not employed by the university will be asked to use their own vehicles for the transportation of donations.

Ideal candidates would be:

  • Active¬†(full donation bins are heavy)
  • Independent
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Able to act as a good representative¬†of Tiger Pantry to the community when picking up donations
  • Being employed by the university is not a requirement, but it is beneficial

If you are interested in applying to be a part of the Tiger Pantry Pick-Up team, apply now!