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Volunteer With Us

Volunteers are the heartbeat of Second Harvest. Volunteers help us pack and distribute food to neighbors in need throughout the county. By donating a few hours of your time, you’ll make it possible for us to provide healthy food to the 75,000 people we serve each month.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Weekday Food Packs

Come to our warehouse to volunteer! We need volunteers to help us sort and pack 2,400 bags and boxes of fresh produce and dry goods for our partner agencies and clients.

Saturday Sorts

We offer weekend volunteer opportunities each Saturday! We need Volunteers to help us sort and pack 2,400 bags and boxes of fresh produce and dry good for our partner agencies and clients. 

agency distribution

Community Food Distribtions

Did you know that Second Harvest directly operates over 100 food distributions throughout the community, each month? Volunteers are needed to assist at small monthly or bi-weekly distributions throughout the community.

Volunteer tabling

Special Events

Help out with a variety of occasions benefitting Second Harvest throughout the community: outreach tabling, serving food and wine at events, even flower arranging!



Advocacy and Outreach

Advocate for hunger relief in ways that work for you – whether it’s joining a legislative visit, doing research, phone banking, making a media appearance, writing letters of support to our elected officials at the state and federal levels, or participating in an advisory group.

Group Volunteer Opportunities

Second Harvest can provide a variety of customized group volunteer activities for your organization. Whether it’s corporate team-building, school field trips, or your church’s community service day – we can create a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you. Groups of 15 or more can make a group reservation by filling out the request form below.
For more information on joining the volunteer team, contact volunteer[email protected]