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

Summer Food For Kids Program 2021

Summer Food For Kids Program 2021

FEEDING KIDS ALL SUMMER LONG WITH PROP Summer is quickly approaching and even though the pandemic has changed a lot of things, kids needing food isn't one of them! During the summer, when children do not receive free/reduced lunch at school, we provide additional food...

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Empty Bowls 2021

Empty Bowls 2021

Virtual Family Friendly Fundraiser Feb 22 - 27Empty Bowls Event Like Never BeforePROP's popular event, Empty Bowls returns for a ninth year as a virtual week long community event to raise awareness and funding to combat hunger in Eden Prairie and Chanhassen. "Every...

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Recent News

Summer Food For Kids Program 2021

FEEDING KIDS ALL SUMMER LONG WITH PROP Summer is quickly approaching and even though the pandemic has changed a lot of things, kids needing food isn't one of them! During the summer, when children do not receive free/reduced lunch at school, we provide additional food...

Empty Bowls 2021

Virtual Family Friendly Fundraiser Feb 22 - 27Empty Bowls Event Like Never BeforePROP's popular event, Empty Bowls returns for a ninth year as a virtual week long community event to raise awareness and funding to combat hunger in Eden Prairie and Chanhassen. "Every...

Random Acts of Kindness

  Random Acts of Kindness Here are a few simple things you can do to surprise and delight someone today : Be a good neighbour Send a card of thanks or positivity to a senior (send to our dear friends and wonderful Empty Bowls supporters at Summit Place! Summit...

Covid Relief Campaign

COVID RELIEF CAMPAIGN: $25K GIFT MATCH. Your financial support helps stabilize a family, senior or individual in crisis (whether that means help with food, housing, employment, transportation, or even just provide a listening ear to help them navigate through). Double...