Volunteer

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

Q: Who can volunteer at PROP?

A: PROP welcomes all who would like to volunteer

 

Q: Is there an age minimum to volunteer at PROP?

A: Those 14+ years old can work on-site at our food shelf

 

Q: Is there a time commitment to volunteer at PROP?

A: If you are volunteering for a committee or a special project, this would be dependent on the staff. All other roles (food shelf, office, drivers), we prefer a commitment of at least 3 months.

 

Q: Are there events my family can volunteer at?

A: 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, 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

2024 PROP Empty Bowls AFTER PARTY

2024 PROP Empty Bowls AFTER PARTY

Keep the fun going after PROP's 2024 Empty Bowls event at St. Andrews Lutheran Church on February 20th, 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM, 4:00 - 7:00 PM. Join us us for the first ever PROP Empty Bowls AFTER PARTY at Fat Pants Brewing Company, Eden Prairie from 7:30 - 10:00 PM. A...

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2024 PROP Empty Bowls, February 20

2024 PROP Empty Bowls, February 20

Join us for a time of fellowship, a simple no-cost meal, live entertainment, and lots of family fun at the 2024 PROP Food Empty Bowls fundraiser on Tuesday, February 20th at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Eden Prairie. Lunch served from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM; dinner served...

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Recent News

Holiday Program 2023

The Holidays are a time to celebrate, yet for many families, it is also a time when budgets get strained and food needs increase. PROP's Holiday Gift Program offers gift cards to help with additional expenses this time of year. Your donation of a $40 Target Gift Card,...

2024 PROP Empty Bowls AFTER PARTY

Keep the fun going after PROP's 2024 Empty Bowls event at St. Andrews Lutheran Church on February 20th, 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM, 4:00 - 7:00 PM. Join us us for the first ever PROP Empty Bowls AFTER PARTY at Fat Pants Brewing Company, Eden Prairie from 7:30 - 10:00 PM. A...

2024 PROP Empty Bowls, February 20

Join us for a time of fellowship, a simple no-cost meal, live entertainment, and lots of family fun at the 2024 PROP Food Empty Bowls fundraiser on Tuesday, February 20th at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Eden Prairie. Lunch served from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM; dinner served...

Keeping Families in Their Homes for the Holidays and Beyond

Having a roof overhead, a warm place to sleep and nutritious food is vital for family stability. Every donation given to PROP Food from now through December 31st will be matched by a generous donor up to $25,000. Especially during the cold winter months, your support...

2023 Give to the MAX

Give to the MAX in Minnesota. Since 2009, more than 750,000 donors have given nearly $400 million to 14,000 nonprofits and schools during Minnesota's annual "Give to the MAX" Day (GTTM). PROP's 2023 GTTM Goal. At PROP, we are so grateful each year for the outpouring...