Thank you for choosing Channel One for your group volunteer opportunity. Please complete this application and review the information found in this form. You will then be prompted to go to a website to sign up your group for a service date & time.

Thank you for volunteering with Channel One!

Group Information

Groups need a MINIMUM of 5 people & a MAXIMUM of 15 people (including chaperones). If your group is larger, please contact Channel One staff at 507-424-1705 to discuss options.

Group participants must be at least 10 years of age & have the ability to stand for several hours (chairs are available upon request).

Groups repackage bulk foods into smaller packages, sort donated food, & label cans & packages. These items go to our nearly 200 partner agencies, including food shelves & feeding programs.

(NOTE: Channel One may cancel groups due to lack of projects or scheduling conflicts. If this is the case, you will be notified as soon as possible.)

Group Coordinator Contact Information

Email & VicNet Log in

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, & volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.

This will be your User name & password for VicNet.


If you have a special request, please contact David Steenhoek at or (507)424-1705 for options.


Go to to sign in to our Volunteer Information Center (VicNet) after you have registered your group.

I Agree

Statement of Confidentiality:

All information about clients, volunteers, donors and employees of Channel One, Inc. is confidential and may not be discussed outside the building, or with any unauthorized person. This includes the identity of and information about clients utilizing Channel Ones services.

I understand this and understand that the Minnesota Data Practices Act provides for protection of private and confidential data and that any violation of that law, including improper disclosure of the private or confidential data which I have access to, may result in civil or criminal penalties.

Photo Consent/ Release:

Do you consent to giving Channel One permission to use any photographs, videos, or films that may be taken of you at Channel One and release Channel One from any liability in connection with use of such materials?