Are you interested in becoming more involved with your Co-op? We are looking for member-owners to help with various volunteer opportunities at the Co-op and also with community partners. See the complete list below. All shifts will be filled on a first come, first served basis. 


Outreach Volunteers

Outreach volunteers help the Co-op meet our mission of building dynamic communities of healthy individuals by volunteering on our behalf in the local community. Members will receive two weeks of a six percent shopping discount for every hour volunteered.

Community Harvest of Central Vermont: CHCV's mission is to bring our community together to recover surplus food produced on central Vermont farms and to utilize this food to feed those in our community who have limited access to healthy, fresh, local food. They are looking for volunteers to help with their gleaning efforts. Sign up here!  


Montpelier Food Pantry: The Montpelier Food Pantry serves emergency meals to individuals and families in the greater Montpelier area. The Food Pantry is open Tuesday 10-12, Wednesday 10-11 & 5-6 pm, Thursday & Friday 10-11.  They need volunteers to process incoming food, stock the shelves and assist people in finding what they need. They also need volunteers to pick up food donations at nearby locations. If you would like to volunteer your time helping at the Food Pantry, please contact Jaime Bedard,



Core Worker Positions

Core workers are member-owners who work two hours per week for a six month term (starting in early April and end in early October). At the end of the six-month term, the positions become available to member-owners who have not participated in the program before. Member will receive a minimum wage paycheck and a six percent shopping discount for the six-month term.
Core jobs include:
Bagel Stocking

Cheese Cutting

Each position is scheduled at specific days and times of the week and training is provided. Core Workers must attend an orientation (scheduled for March). Space is limited. 

For More Information  

Contact us at or 223-8000 x202 to sign up. If you are currently receiving a work optional, senior, Co-op Cares or council discount you will continue to receive that discount only. If you are currently receiving a member labor discount, your end date for the 6% discount will be extended based on the additional hours you work.