Volunteers are the heart of PROP!

Volunteers play an essential role in our ability to give exceptional services to the people we serve. Working together as a team, you, along with PROP’s staff and Board of Directors, contribute to the health, livability and vitality of Eden Prairie and Chanhassen. Come join the PROP Family!

“Everyone at PROP tries to always do the right thing helping clients. I am proud to be part of the volunteer team.” – PROP volunteer

Questions? Please contact prop@propfood.org

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Volunteer FAQ's

Volunteering at Prop

PROP has a variety of volunteer opportunities within food operations, front office, and support systems. All volunteer positions are weekly ongoing commitments, with a commitment of at least 30 hours of service over a three month period. Orientation and training sessions are required for all volunteer positions except special projects or drivers. Learn more about the positions, hours and responsibilities by filling out our online application.

Volunteer FAQ’s

  • PROP welcomes all who would like to volunteer.
  • Those 14+ years old can work on-site at our food shelf. We prefer a commitment of 3 months.
  • Adults and families with children under 14 can volunteer at many PROP events, including our annual Empty Bowls fundraiser in February, the annual Postal Drive in May, school supply drive in August, and various food drive pop-ups at local groceries around the city.

Learn more about the positions, hours and responsibilities by filling out our online application.

Featured News

MOST NEEDED ITEMS

For week of March 23-27: Soup Jam/Jelly Canned Chili Canned Stew Skillet Dinners 100% Juice Our office is accepting food donations, now with a no-contact method of delivery. Donations can be dropped off Monday-Friday, 9:30am -1:00pm and Wednesday evening 4:00pm –...

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COVID-19 Announcement

You are are #1 priority! PROP is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy food shelf for all. Effective Wednesday, March 18: All PROP services will be done via phone. Call 952-937-9120 during office hours. Food Orders will be available (a standard monthly food...

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Recent News

MOST NEEDED ITEMS

For week of March 23-27: Soup Jam/Jelly Canned Chili Canned Stew Skillet Dinners 100% Juice Our office is accepting food donations, now with a no-contact method of delivery. Donations can be dropped off Monday-Friday, 9:30am -1:00pm and Wednesday evening 4:00pm –...

COVID-19 Announcement

You are are #1 priority! PROP is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy food shelf for all. Effective Wednesday, March 18: All PROP services will be done via phone. Call 952-937-9120 during office hours. Food Orders will be available (a standard monthly food...

Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls: ENDING HUNGER ONE BOWL AT A TIME Tuesday Feb., 18th at St. Andrew Lutheran Church LUNCH 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM DINNER 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Together our community stands up and says, no more hunger, we are here for you! Join us for PROP’s 8th Annual Empty Bowls...

I am not hungry anymore – Talia

This is a story about Talia, she’s a first grader from a local Eden Prairie school. She was having a hard time focusing in class and didn’t seem to have the energy to play with her friends while outside for recess. Her teacher was concerned, so she asked the social...