Volunteers are the heartbeat of Second Harvest

We currently have openings starting mid June. Please visit our volunteer calendar to see available shifts and register or contact Jael@thefoodbank.org or call  831-232-8141. Due to COVID-19 pre-registration is required.

Current Volunteer Criteria:

  • Age limit- 13-65 (no exceptions)
  • Healthy- no symptoms of any kind
  • No contact with people who have been ill of any kind
  • Lift, pull and push up to 25 lbs. (no exceptions)
  • Available entire shift (no half shifts)

Process for Volunteering

  • Online registration only (NO WALK-INS)
  • Sign COVID-19 waiver
  • Temperature check before shift begins (warehouse/hospitality only)
  • Wear mask at ALL TIMES
  • Practice social distancing
  • Wash hands frequently

Sign Up Online

Our online registration is quick and easy.  After you fill out the application you will be able to pick what jobs and shifts you are interested in.

Volunteer Code of Conduct

View or download our Volunteer Code of Conduct.


Contact Jael Salinas, Volunteer Program Manager
831-232-8141 | Jael@thefoodbank.org