Volunteer at ACO:

There are a wide variety of opportunities and invaluable experiences for volunteers at ACO. We welcome groups and individuals to join us as we work together to make a genuine difference in the lives of the people we serve!

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Resale Shops – sorting and processing donations for the sales floor and assisting Resale staff
Food Pantry – accepting donations, sorting donated items, stocking pantry shelves and assisting clients
Office – providing staff and client support by performing light office work
Seasonal Events – seasonal work during our Thanksgiving, Holiday, and Back to School programs
Corporate & Group Team Building – at our Food Pantry, Resale Stores, or conduct a donation drive at your location.
Family – Create a food drive at your school, hold a bake sale, or visit our kidscare page

Volunteer Age Requirements:

  • Adults 18 years old or older must complete the application below and also pass a background check with a cost to you of $18.00.
  • Persons under 18 years of age are not required to undergo a background check but must complete the application below. Student volunteers must be of high school age (14 years or older)
  • With permission of the Director of Volunteer Services, Children ages 12 – 14 years old may only volunteer with a parent/adult present at all times.
  • Children under the age of 12 are not permitted to volunteer onsite due to safety reasons. Visit kidscare for more ideas on how your family can make a difference.

We welcome Court Appointed Community Service Volunteers. Anyone with a felony, theft, or assault on their record is not eligible to volunteer.

ACO Volunteer Registration

***If an error message relating to General Volunteer appears. Please do not worry, your application has been received and will be processed.

***If you do not get an email from Verified Volunteers in the next 7 days, please call Teri Carlo, Director of Volunteer Services
972-727-9131 or email

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