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.
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.
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.
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.
Volunteers are needed to help us run special drive-through food distributions at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. You can help with registration, loading food into cars and traffic control. These high-impact events allow us to distribute food to hundreds of people at once – come be part of the solution!