Eastern Illinois Foodbank
2405 North Shore Drive
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone (217) 328-3663

Volunteer Drivers

Alleviate hunger in eastern Illinois by being a part of our fleet! EIF needs volunteer drivers to assist in receiving, handling, and distributing food and grocery product. 

We are currently in need of: 

  • Bread Van Driver on Tuesdays from 8-10 am 
  • Foodmobile Drivers on Saturday mornings (CDL/Class B required)

All volunteer drivers must complete an orientation and training. We're currently in need of volunteer drivers to complete at least 1 ride per quarter 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in the pick-up, delivery and distribution of Foodbank product. Ensure timely and Professional execution of pick-up and delivery
  • Operate vehicles and equipment in a responsible and safe manner, ensuring proper transport of products
  • Assist in loading and checking orders departing Foodbank
  • Inspect and maintain Foodbank equipment, reporting any issues
  • Work effectively with volunteers  
  • Observes applicable laws and safety practices while operating Foodbank delivery vehicles and/or warehouse equipment
  • Deals tactfully and respectfully with agencies, community organizations, donors, and other volunteers to maintain effective and positive relations


  • Bread Van Driver: Possess and maintain a valid Class D driver's license with clean driving record and a minimum of one year driving experience
  • Foodmobile Drivers: Possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License (Class B) with clean driving record and a minimum of one year driving experience
  • Must receive approval from Foodbank's insurance carrier prior to beginning volunteer work 
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds regularly and repetitively, bend, stand, push and pull carts
  • Ability to operate pallet jacks, and other warehouse equipment
  • Ability to read and write legibly and perform basic math functions

If you are interested in donating your time to this position, please complete this form and contact Emily Stoerger at volunteer@eifoodbank.org or 217-328-3663 x 237 with your previous driving history (MVR). 

Volunteer Driver Interest Form


I hereby accept and assume full responsibility for any injury I might suffer while volunteering with Eastern Illinois Foodbank of Urbana, Illinois. I also give permission to Foodbank staff to seek treatment in case of injury and to take other action should medical emergency arise. I waive and release my right for damages. Policies and Procedures: By clicking I agree below, I verify that I have read and agree to the policies in the volunteer guidelines document.