Copilots help transport food in a Food Bank vehicle to Thurston County Food Bank Satellites. Volunteer Copilots are very important, collectively helping deliver food to more than40% of our clients, 51% of which are children under the age of 18. We provide safe, reliable vehicles, and we strive to provide a friendly, fun environment.

Volunteer Copilots:

  • Help load and unload delivery vehicles.
  • Assist with navigating drivers to satellite and mobile food bank locations.
  • Help secure a safe environment for drivers, clients, staff, and volunteers at all times.
  • Comply with TCFB vehicle op­erating rules and regulations.
  • Assist with performing safety and cleanliness inspections of assigned vehicle by recording observed information in the vehicle logs.
  • Keep the interior of assigned vehicle clean and orderly.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Have a proactive, helpful, can-do attitude with the flexibility to adjust to different schedules/routes.
  • Neat, organized, able to work independently, and friendly to our clients, partner organizations, volunteers, and staff members.
  • Any criminal records must be clear of crimes against people and property.

Physical Demands:

This is an active job that includes physical demands such as sitting, walking, bending, reaching, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying. Must be able to lift and carry packages up to 50 pounds.

Thurston County Food Bank is a 501©3 nonprofit organization that serves the core areas of Olympia, Lacey, and Tumwater, along with rural areas of Rochester, Tenino, Rainier, Yelm, Littlerock, and the Steamboat area. The main client service center is located in downtown Olympia, and provides food using the client choice model which allows families to choose the food that they want instead of receiving pre-made bag. The warehouse distribution center is located in Tumwater, which is where the satellite and school program orders are built.

Working to end hunger in our community