Volunteer Group Request Form

Calling all groups who want to volunteer!

All group leaders must fill out the form below to request a group volunteer shift. Thank you for your interest in Second Harvest!

Group volunteer opportunities are offered at the following times. Saturday shifts are very popular and often reserved months in advance. Second Harvest is closed on Sundays, major holidays, and on Saturdays of major holiday weekends. A lead time of one week for a weekday shift and six weeks for a Saturday shift is recommended.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to increased volume, please allow 3 to 4 business days for a response from our team. Your patience is appreciated.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

331 Great Circle Road, Nashville


  • Morning: Tuesday-Friday, 8:30-11:30 am and Saturday 9 am-noon
  • Afternoon: Tuesday-Saturday, 1:30-4 pm
  • Evening: Tuesday-Thursday, 5:30-8 pm

FAMILY NIGHT (ages 6+)

  • Evening: Thursday, 5:30-8 pm

Nacarato Distribution Center

1958 Almaville Road, Smyrna


  • Morning: Tuesday – Friday of the last two weeks of the month, 9:00-11:30 am
  • Afternoon: Tuesday – Friday of the last two weeks of the month, 1:30-4:00 pm
  • Evening: Tuesday – Friday of the last two weeks of the month, 5:30-8:00 pm 

Ray Smith Family Distribution Center

69 Benton Industrial Road, Camden


  • Morning: Thursday, 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday, and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, 9:00-11:30 am
  • Afternoon: Available by appointment
  • Evening: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:00 pm

Volunteer Group Request Form

  • The warehouse can accommodate up to 100 people. We rely on accurate group counts to plan food packing projects. Your best estimated head count is greatly appreciated. Our youth volunteer safety ratio is one adult per every seven volunteers under age 18. Please make sure you have enough adult chaperones when scheduling a youth group.
  • I understand that each youth volunteer (under age 18) must have a youth volunteer waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.
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  • Warehouse and Farm to Families projects are physical in nature. Volunteers will stand/walk the entire shift, and need to be able to lift 10-30 pounds. Sometimes there are a few light-duty tasks available - please inquire.
  • Thank you for your time! Food and monetary donations are also needed to support our mission. Let us know if you would like to be contacted about the following. (check all that apply)

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