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We would love to have you, your friends and your family come into the warehouse to volunteer! We offer a variety of morning, afternoon and evening shifts; plus individual, group and mobile opportunities.

We need help counting, sorting, wrapping diapers, and assembling flow kits for our weekly distributions.

We want to be sure we not only meet the needs of our families, but of those who help make it possible … our volunteers! If you have volunteered with us in the last 2-3 years and have a few minutes, please complete our volunteer survey.

Volunteer Opportunities


    We invite volunteers of all ages to join us in the warehouse! Please register for the opportunity of interest, especially as we communicate changes, reminders, cancellations, or emergencies via email.

    • Volunteers are allowed to bring one additional guest (10 years of age or older), which you can register online, considering the opportunity has not reached capacity.
    • We love our littles volunteers (under the age of 10)! Children are also welcome to join parents and guardians during their volunteer sessions.
    • Please release your spot if you cannot attend. A volunteer on the waitlist can fill your spot.

    Warehouse Wrap-Up: Anything goes! Some days volunteers will help pack and wrap diapers or period supply kits. On other days we’re fulfilling orders, decorating boxes, or packing library kits.

    Period Cove: Stocking, counting, sorting, and packing period supplies to get them ready to go out to our community partners. And other projects as needed.


    Our calendar is booked – Thank you St. Louis!
    We will begin accepting July-December 2024 group volunteering requests early June.

    Join us in the warehouse! We invite groups of 8 or more to join us for a 2-hour volunteer opportunity – wrapping diapers, packing Flow Kits, or whatever the need may be that day. We have a limited number of days we can host in the warehouse as our distributor now provides wrapped diapers, leaving us with fewer activities for our groups.

    Groups interested in volunteering in the warehouse:

    • A minimum of 8 volunteers to participate, or a maximum of 20
    • Volunteers must be 13 years of age or older.
    • For youth groups (13-18), we ask for 3-4 chaperones for large groups.
    • Please send requests at least 30 days before desired service date, especially if you’re interested in hosting a drive.
    • We encourage groups to host supply drives in conjunction with their day of service. This ensures more options for activities as well as seeing the process of our warehouse.
  • Mobile Mission & Muffins Volunteer Opportunities

    Our Mobile Mission & Muffins program provides a hands-on service project at a location of your choosing, that allows your group to prepare diapers and period supplies for distribution through our 75+ community partner network in the St. Louis Metro Area.

    If you would like to find out information about hosting a mobile event, contact our Community Engagement Manager by filling out the form below.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    • Everyone must register as an individual. This allows our volunteer leads to prepare for the group size
    • Registering for volunteer shifts ensures staff has your contact and emergency contact information on file in case of emergencies and for your records
    • This is a GREAT opportunity for families. We invite volunteers of all ages, as long as they are accompanied by a parent/family member
    • If you decide to volunteer, it is important that you know that our warehouse is NOT completely climate-controlled, so please bring a water bottle and dress appropriately.
    • Groups are considered 8 or more volunteers. We are limiting all groups to 20 volunteers, for both public opportunities and private groups. See the Groups tab for more information.
    • We understand life happens, but PLEASE cancel your shift if you’re unable to volunteer. There is a waitlist of participants eagerly wanting to volunteer.
    • Check your email prior to your volunteer shift. Our volunteer leads are amazing and try their best to make every shift, but emergencies do happen!


Do you have time and space in your home to spare?

The Diaper Bank is looking for volunteers across the St. Louis Metropolitan area to serve in our Ambassador program.

As a Diaper Bank Ambassador, you will help collect diapers and period supplies by serving as a drop-off location in your neighborhood. With your support, families in your neighborhood will have an easy way to donate diapers and period supplies! In addition, Diaper Bank Ambassadors help spread the word of this important work by sharing stories and information about our mission and work with local mom groups, list servs, schools, religious communities, etc.

This is a great way to meet other families in your community, as well as teach your own children or grandchildren about the importance of volunteering and community engagement — all while providing a much needed basic resource to thousands of St. Louis families and individuals in need. We’ll give you the tools, you make the connection!

  • Minimum Commitment

    • Complete Ambassador training
    • 1-year commitment
    • Host drives and/or fundraisers for the organization’s community-wide supply drives: Fill the Warehouse and Fill the Cove
    • Serve as your neighborhood contact for the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank, sharing your location and coordinating drop-offs with donors
    • Spread the word about the urgent need for diapers for families in our community
    • Have fun!
  • Ambassador Toolkit Includes

    • Small yard sign that denotes your house as an “Official Diaper Bank Drop Off Location”
    • Ambassador business cards
    • Fun Diaper Bank Swag!
    • Fliers, information sheets, and sample messages for email and social media use
    • Diaper Bank Staff support
    • Social events to meet other Diaper Bank Ambassadors
    If you prefer an in-person meeting, the office/warehouse is open from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


The Diaper Bank is looking for people interested in supporting our mission and willing to share their time and talents to help us grow and thrive.

We have a number of positions open for people on committees created to lead and support the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank’s efforts to help end diaper need and period poverty in the St. Louis region.

Committee members will be expected to regularly attend meetings, contribute to discussions, and help provide solutions and manpower when required to fulfill the committee’s goals.

If you’re interested, please review the committee descriptions, and then send us more information.

    • Review budgets initially prepared by staff, to help develop appropriate procedures for budget preparations and maintain consistency between the budget and the organization’s plans
    • To report to the board any financial irregularities, concerns, opportunities
    • To recommend financial guidelines to the board (such as to establish a reserve fund or to obtain a line of credit for a specified amount)
    • To work with staff to design financial reports and ensure that reports are accurate and timely
    • To advise the executive director and other appropriate staff on financial priorities and information systems, depending on committee member expertise
    • Work with staff to steward donors and execute the development plan, and raise 1.5 million to fulfill our mission
    • Assist in planning and promotion of our annual Bloody Mary Brunch event each year
    • Help promote the Diaper Bank and assist us in making connections to private foundations and solicit corporate gifts
  • This committee is designed to keep the STL metro community and the Diaper Bank’s partners aware of and interested in the Diaper Bank’s progress, events, and services.

    • Increase engagement of groups/individuals in the work of the diaper bank
    • Oversee development and implementation of the Communication Plan
    • Create and distribute email, social media, blog and newsletter content
    • Manage annual communications to partners, donors, volunteers, and supporters
    • Work with staff to produce partner stories, spotlight features, gather photos and other news that pertains to the work of the diaper bank
    • Oversee the application, interview and selection process for all partnerships.
    • Oversee the collection of data from partner organizations
    • Oversee the creation and maintenance of all partnership related documents and records
    • Oversee new program development, monitor and assess existing programs
    • Initiate and guide program evaluations
    • Facilitate discussions about program priorities for the agency