Volunteer Opportunities

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The Volunteer Voice is the monthly update for Second Harvest volunteers and those interested in volunteering. It contains the latest news and volunteer opportunities — help us help others in the community!

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Perfect for groups and individuals! Tasks include sorting and packing produce bags and bulk food items.

Saturday Sorts
Perfect for groups or individuals! Volunteers help pack USDA commodity bags and other tasks as needed in the warehouse.

Distribution Area
Great opportunity for individuals! We looking for individuals to volunteer on a regular basis and also act as back-up when extra help is needed. This role involves interacting with our Agency Partner shoppers, weighing and stocking food, and assisting with organizing the area.

Food Drive Organizer
Organize a food drive at your office, church or in your community.

Special Events
Perfect for groups or individuals! Directed by our Development team, volunteers assist staff with special food and fundraising events, such as Hunger Hoedown, Chef’s Dinner, Annual Holiday Food Drive Kick-Off and more.

Food for Children Program
Assist in registration and distribution of food at one of our 51 Food for Children sites. This role involves interaction with clients and their families, sharing of nutrition information, and help with cooking and physical activity demonstrations.

Passion for Produce Program
Train to be a Nutrition Ambassador! Nutrition Ambassadors facilitate nutrition education and fresh produce distribution through the Second Harvest peer led Passion For Produce classes. Individuals encourage and train clients on healthy eating, physical activity and getting others involved in supporting a healthy lifestyle.

Office/Clerical work
Assist Hotline Outreach Coordinator answering phone calls, walk-in-clients, data entry, envelope addressing, and general clerical.

Facility Maintenance/Custodial Maintains a clean warehouse and office facility to assure workplace and food safety. Keeps detailed records of cleaning and maintenance activities performed for audit purposes. Supports the vision and mission of Second Harvest, facilitates both internal and external communication, and demonstrates a service-oriented work ethic that promotes teamwork.

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