You bring help and hope to those who need it most.

New Volunteers

Get started by exploring opportunities to serve and find details highlighted below. All individual volunteer roles are full at this time. Volunteer Groups can contact volunteer@azcend.org to schedule a time to serve in the food bank.

AZCEND welcomes Court Ordered Community Service Volunteers on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Paula@azcend.org to begin volunteering.

Food Bank

Tasks can include

  • client check-in,
  • sorting and bagging donated food,
  • creating produce boxes,
  • cleaning and clearing the food bank area,
  • filling carts and assisting clients load food into their vehicles.

Food bank drivers are also needed. Drivers pick up donated items including food, help load and unload the truck. Requires a valid driver’s license.

Volunteer Shifts for the Food Bank

Monday 11:30 am – 3:15pm
Tuesday 2:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 12:15 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 12:15 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 11:15 am
3rd Saturday of the Month 8:30 am – 12:15 pm*


* For groups exclusively

Our Food Bank is located in a residential neighborhood at 345 S. California St., Chandler, AZ 85225.


The Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP) is a partnership between AZCEND and local houses of worship to provide nights of shelter, a meal, laundry service and friendship to people experiencing homelessness.

Shuttle Bus Drivers
Shuttle bus drivers are needed to drive clients to and from host site locations Monday through Saturday during morning and/or evening hours, 7 – 8 am and 5 – 6 pm. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Senior Centers

Volunteers serve in the Senior nutrition programs which are overseen by AZCEND.

Drivers – Gilbert Senior Center

The AZCEND Home Delivered Meals program provides meals to homebound seniors or disabled individuals. Volunteers deliver meals Monday through Friday from 9:30 am – Noon and 11:30 am – 2:00 pm.

Whether you are available once per month, once per week or only on an emergency basis, your help is needed. Volunteers drive their own vehicles and are reimbursed for mileage. Drivers must have a valid driver’s license, auto insurance and the ability to obtain a Level 1 fingerprint clearance card.

Additional Openings

Handy Person

General facility maintenance at all AZCEND locations.


Data Entry/Office Help/Front Desk

Help with general administrative tasks on an as-needed basis at the Main Office in Chandler.

Current Volunteers

Forget to sign in? Want to see your volunteer hours? If you are in our Volgistics System, you are able to enter and edit your hours and information at our Volunteer Log!

To get started, follow these steps:

1. Check that you are in our Volgistics System- Reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, at volunteer@AZCEND.org to ensure you are in our system and that we have the best email address for you

2. Set up your VicNet account- Go to our Volunteer Log page, and click “Password Reset”. Type in the email address you gave us, and click “Send Reset Link”. You will get an email with instructions to set your password.

3. Fill in your account info– Go to “Profile” and fill out the information. You may see some information already there, feel free to edit it as needed.

4. You’re good to go! Hours can be entered under the “Time Sheet” tab, and all hours from 2022 can be found under “Service History”.