(847) 931-9330 1553 Commerce Dr., Elgin, IL 60123

Community Service


Food For Greater Elgin is pleased to offer service hours to those with misdemeanor convictions. The following is our official policy:

  1. Upon an individual inquiring about serving at Food For Greater Elgin, they must arrange for an initial meeting and tour with the Director of Community Outreach.
  2. The individual must bring a copy of their court order documents to the Director of Community Outreach at this initial meeting time and before service hours can begin.
  3. The Director of Community Outreach reserves the right to determine whether or not the individual may serve at Food For Greater Elgin.
  4. Upon acceptance into the volunteer program at Food For Greater Elgin, the individual must arrange a schedule of hours with the Director of Community Outreach
  5. The individual must adhere to the arranged schedule. In the event that the individual is not able to come in on a scheduled date, they must give notification to the Director of Community Outreach via phone or email. Failure to give this notification will result in a termination of any further community service hours at Food For Greater Elgin.
  6. An individual may serve their hours by performing the following tasks:
    • Assisting in client-choice distribution
    • Maintenance of building including trash removal, cleaning the bathrooms, vacuuming, mopping floors, and assigned tasks* as needed
    • Assisting with food sorting during a food delivery or as needed in warehouse
    • Data entry assignments as needed
    • Other assigned tasks* as needed
      *The Director of Community Outreach and Executive Director will assign any tasks during service hours.
  1. The Director of Community Outreach and Executive Director reserve the right to terminate service hours at any given time based on individual’s performance of tasks or conflicting behaviors.
  2. Individuals must inform the Director of Community Outreach one week prior to completion of court ordered community service hours. The Director of Community Outreach will provide a letter of verification, which will include the number of hours served and tasks completed, to be addressed accordingly to the individual’s court system.

Please contact Claudia VanDelinder, Director of Community Outreach, for a meeting.
cvandelinder@FoodForGreaterElgin.org
(847) 931-9330 ext. 314



1553 Commerce Dr.
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 931-9330
info@foodforgreaterelgin.org

Food distribution hours
Alimentacion pick-up horas

Mon. (Lunes)
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tues. (Martes)
9:00am - 11:00am
Wed. (Miercoles)
11:00am - 1:00pm
Thurs. (Jueves)
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sat. (Sabado)
9:00am - 11:00am