We're always on the lookout for passionate people to join us in helping provide humanitarian assistance in the communities we serve. Our work is making a difference to the lives of thousands of people in the Roaring Fork Valley. For a further look into who we are and what we do, visit our About page.

Below is a list of current openings, or visit our Volunteer page today to learn more about how you can make a difference. Thank you for your interest in LIFT-UP and those that we serve.

Pantry Volunteers in Aspen & Rifle


  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Wednesday evenings • 4 – 6 p.m.

  • At 465 N. Mill Street #18, Aspen CO



  • Wednesdays & Thursdays • 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • 1st Friday • 4 – 7 p.m.

  • 3rd Saturday • 9 a.m. - noon

  • At 800 Railroad Avenue, Rifle CO


Please call Waylon Hampton at 970-625-4496 or email


Lead Volunteers Needed in Aspen & Carbondale Pantries

SUMMARY: Oversee food pantry in all aspects of operation.

  • Check pantry email regularly

  • Attend monthly meetings

  • Make sure all clients are in computer system by the end of each month

Volunteer Coordination

  • Schedule volunteers to serve clients

  • Update volunteers on new procedures

  • Be available by phone or email to answer volunteer questions

  • Train and schedule new volunteers

  • Train volunteers for commodities for once-a-month distribution

  • Train all volunteers on computer and make sure they are using computer to input clients

Food Inventory

  • Make sure food pantry is adequately stocked, and/or any supplies or inventory are ordered from main office

  • Complete or make sure monthly reports are completed and sent to Rifle Office no later than the 5th of each month

  • Ensure Grocery Rescue donations are picked up according to schedule we are on with each store and poundage reported to Waylon within 24 hours of pick up

Physical capabilities

  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to unload a trailer of food if one shows up from Rifle office (food orders or commodities)


Send a letter explaining why you would like to volunteer for LIFT-UP to


LIFT-UP is a non-profit dedicated to providing humanitarian essentials while creating a bridge to personal empowerment and self-reliance.


800 Railroad Avenue

Rifle, CO  81650

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