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Daily Bread hosts hundreds of volunteers who contribute more than 50,000 volunteer hours each year! We LOVE our volunteers so much, we hold a volunteer recognition event each year  where volunteers are recognized for their tireless efforts advancing our mission. If you’d like to learn more about becoming a volunteer, please read the information below and then email at

Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Fresh Start Team (providing hygiene items and clean clothes, sorting & distributing mail, sorting donations)

  • Dining Facility (Meal Prep, Server, Greeter) 

  • One-time projects in our Food Distribution Center (this is great for faith-based institutions, high schools, or social organizations who would like a one-time large group volunteer option)

  • Food Rescue (collecting donations from businesses and delivering to our Food Distribution Center)

  • Special Events


Interested in becoming a volunteer? Here is some important information to get you started:

  • FIRST TIME volunteers must complete a volunteer application form.

  • Once you complete the form,

    • Email the completed application to: ​

    • Mail the completed application to: Daily Bread Inc, Attn: Volunteer Coordinator - 815 East Fee Avenue, Melbourne, 32901

    • Drop off the completed application directly to our campus at: 815 East Fee Avenue, Melbourne, 32901

  • Once the application has been received, the Volunteer Coordinator will contact you and provide you opportunities (dates, times, area) to volunteer at. 

  • Volunteers must be scheduled and may not “just drop-in” at any time.

  • Holidays, particularly Christmas and Thanksgiving are the most popular volunteer times. Please request volunteer hours on these days as soon as possible so that we may accommodate you.

  • Volunteers must agree to treat our clients with dignity and respect or they may be relieved of their volunteer duties.

  • All volunteers must sign a release of liability form and a confidentiality form before they can volunteer.

  • Volunteers must be 15 years of age or older (Holiday/Dignity Dining events are the exception)

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