Note to new volunteers: Register and sign up for volunteer shifts at www.closerware.com
 
odbdenton03Kitchen Support, Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Kitchen support includes food preparation, service, and cleanup under supervision of the Chef or Assistant Chef.  Duties may include chopping and general food preparation, as well as serving meals, drinks, and desserts.

Please be prepared to stay the entire shift.

Kitchen Dishwashing Support, Monday - Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sparkling trays and clean silverware make a good impression on anyone sitting down to enjoy a meal.  A clean table setting suggests that good service and wholesome food are important to the establishment.

Join the team responsible for providing clean tableware by volunteering to work on the dishwashing line.  Dishwashers must meet the following requirements:

  • Be strong enough to lift commercial size pots and pans
  • Have enough stamina to stand or bend for several hours
  • Be able to transport up to 35 pounds

Working in the dishwashing area might also include loading and unloading trays, silverware and cookware from the sanitizer and returning them to their proper places.
 
Monday Night Meal 

  • odbdenton05Prep/Meal Service - 3:45 pm to 7:00 pm

Saturday Lunch Preparation, Serving, or Dishwashing, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Perfect for groups of 10-15 volunteers. Assist with preparation, serving, and dishwashing- duties may include chopping and general food preparation, as well as serving meals, drinks, and desserts.

Join the team responsible for providing clean tableware by volunteering to work on the dishwashing line.  Dishwashers must meet the following requirements:

  • Be strong enough to lift commercial size pots and pans
  • Have enough stamina to stand or bend for several hours
  • Be able to transport up to 35 pounds

Working in the dishwashing area might also include loading and unloading trays, silverware and cookware from the sanitizer and returning them to their proper places.

Please be prepared to stay the entire shift.
 
Hygiene Distribution, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will hand out hygiene items to our clients. Duties include managing, tracking, and distributing. Great shift for those who only have a short amount of time or who would like to sign up for more than one opportunity.

Volunteer Check-In, Monday - Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This is the perfect job for the person looking for an ongoing volunteer opportunity.  Do you like interacting with people?  Do you have computer skills?  Come in weekly to greet volunteers, help with the registration process, and update profile information in our database. Training sessions are required. Email Volunteer Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule an appointment.

odbdenton26Pantry Management, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Pantry management includes storing and stocking donated food under supervision of the Pantry Manager.  This opportunity is for the person who enjoys keeping things neat and tidy.  Sort food inventory on shelves and in the walk-in fridge and freezer. Volunteers must be able to lift at least 35 punds.

Walmart/Target Receiving Inventory, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Volunteers looking for opportunities to work fewer hours would enjoy this job.  Tasks include unloading, sorting, and shelving food donations received from Walmart and Target. Volunteers must be able to lift at least 35 pounds.

Walmart/Target Food Pickup, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Join our "Team Walmart" drivers to transport food donations from the Hickory Creek Walmart (at Swisher and I35) and Target (5959 Long Prairie Road, Flower Mound. Drivers must meet these requirements:

  • Own a pickup or SUV
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Available one day a week or twice monthly

This is a great service opportunity for church groups or organizations who would like to alternate the duties.  For additional information, email Volunteer Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Farmers Market, 10:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Volunteers oversee our "market" as clients are able to come and pick from our extra items.

Daily Food Pickups
Every day ODB receives donations from generous community business. We need volunteers to pick up the food from the provider and bring it to Our Daily Bread. Drivers may need to lift up to 25-30 pounds. Drivers should have reliable transportation and a backseat or trunk area to haul the donations. It is a good idea to carry a few plastic tubs to keep your car safe from spillage.

Pick ups begin around 8:30 am and should arrive at Our Daily Bread by 10:00 am. Specific details for each day are given on our online calendar.

Program Coordinator, Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Program Coordinator duties may include assisting with bus passes, job applications, distribution of hygiene items, mail distribution, and more!  Look into this opportunity if you would like to work directly with our clients and can commit to serving in this capacity once a week.

Training sessions are required. 
Email Volunteer Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set up an appointment.
 
Snack Pack Preparation
We ask for 10 volunteers to join us on the 3rd Saturday of each month to prepare snack packs that will be handed out each Friday to those who do not have access to a traditional kitchen.

To volunteer, please click here.