Feeding America San Diego relies on the support of over 10,000 volunteers annually to help make it possible to distribute over 25 million pounds of food each year. Thank you for your interest in volunteering and making it possible for us to continue to fight hunger in San Diego. 

Dresscode Reminders

•The Distribution Center is a working warehouse, close-toed shoes are required. Tennis shoes or running shoes work great!

 •The Distribution Center is neither cooled nor heated – we urge you to dress accordingly.

• Bringing work gloves is recommended, but not required. 

•Wear proper work clothes that you do not mind getting dirty.

•Leave valuables in your vehicle or at home.

•Please no horseplay in the warehouse.

 

Youth Volunteer Reminders

-Each volunteer must be registered online. Parents can register their children just like they did themselves, using the same email address but a different user name.

-All volunteers must be 6 years or older to enter Distribution Center.

-Volunteers under 16 must have a parent or guardian sign up to volunteer with them.

-Volunteers under 18 years need a paper waiver with a parent or guardian signature on their first volunteer shift.

Group Volunteer Reminders

If you are volunteering with a group be sure to sign in with your unique join code. After you do your shift will change from "reserved" or "full" to available for sign up until there are no more spaces left. 

For more information on how to request a volunteer event for a group of 10 or more volunteers visit Groups


Court Ordered Volunteer Reminders

All Court Ordered Volunteers must be cleared by the Volunteer Department prior to first volunteer shift. Contact the Volunteer Department at volunteersd@feedingamericasd.org with your request to volunteer as a Court Ordered Volunteer prior to your first scheduled volunteer shift.

 

Want to volunteer beyond the Food Sorting shifts?

Receive an in-depth tour of our Distribution Center, learn about current volunteer opportunities beyond food sorting shifts, and have the ability to apply or interview for some roles.  Sign up for our next Leadership Orientation on Wednesday, June 10th from 6pm-7:30pm to learn more.

 

Questions? Comments? Concerns? Feedback?

Please contact the Volunteer Department by phone 858.768.7422 or email volunteersd@feedingamericasd.org

You can also visit www.feedingamericasd.org to learn more about making a difference in San Diego.

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Upcoming Events
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Distribution Center
Tuesday, July 7, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Reserved
Distribution Center
Tuesday, July 7, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Full
Distribution Center
Tuesday, July 7, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Distribution Center
Wednesday, July 8, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Full
Distribution (Offsite)
Wednesday, July 8, 11 am - 1 pm (2.00 hours)

Volunteers will help parents and children choose nutritious food to take home to supplement the food these children typically rely on from schools, at a School Pantry distribution in the City Heights neighborhood.

Volunteers are required to complete a Volunteer Application in order to attend this volunteer opportunity. Visit http://feedingamericasd.org/get-involved/volunteer/regular-opportunities/ to learn more about the School Pantry Volunteer position and how to apply.

Full
Distribution Center
Wednesday, July 8, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Reserved
Distribution Center
Wednesday, July 8, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Thursday, July 9, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Reserved
Special Event: Food Distribution (Offsite)
Thursday, July 9, 9:45 am - 1 pm (3.25 hours)

Field Trip Opportunity for Ambassadors to help with a BackPack Decorating project.

If you are interested in finding out more information on how to become an Ambassador, please visit our leadership opportunities online at http://feedingamericasd.org/get-involved/volunteer/leadership-opportunities/ or email our Volunteer Department at volunteersd@feedingamericasd.org.

Full
Distribution Center
Thursday, July 9, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: BackPack Bags, Produce Gleaning, Repack

Reserved
Distribution Center
Thursday, July 9, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Friday, July 10, 2015
Reserved
Distribution Center
Friday, July 10, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Reclamation, Produce Gleaning, Repack

Full
Distribution Center
Friday, July 10, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Reclamation, Produce Gleaning, Repack

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Saturday, July 11, 9 am - 11 am (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label, BackPack
Bags

Full
Distribution Center
Saturday, July 11, 1 pm - 3 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label, BackPack Bags

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Tuesday, July 14, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Reserved
Distribution Center
Tuesday, July 14, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Reserved
Distribution Center
Tuesday, July 14, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, July 15, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Reserved
Distribution Center
Wednesday, July 15, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Thursday, July 16, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Friday, July 17, 2015
Reserved
Distribution (Offsite)
Friday, July 17, 10:30 am - 12 pm (1.50 hours)

Field Trip Opportunity for Regular Volunteers and their friends and family: Distributing food at our Senior Program site in Escondido.

This occurs once a month, as an opportunity for Regular Volunteers to directly distribute food to senior clients.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Monday, July 20, 5:30 am - 2 pm (8.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Tuesday, July 21, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, July 22, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Thursday, July 23, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Thursday, July 23, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Monday, July 27, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Monday, July 27, 5:30 am - 2 pm (8.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Tuesday, July 28, 5:30 am - 1 pm (7.50 hours)

Assist a FASD Driver in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Meet at FASD warehouse and ride with driver to complete North County Food Rescue Route (transportation to stores included).

MUST BE ON TIME- Drivers leave at exactly 5:35am. Volunteers must be 18 years and older to attend.

VOLUNTEERS CHECK IN AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTER (look for FASD trucks). 

Please do not sign up for this volunteer shift if you cannot attend, thank you!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
(8 slots left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, August 12, 6 pm - 7:30 pm (1.50 hours)

The Leadership Information Session is designed to further educate new and current volunteers about Feeding America San Diego and how to apply for leadership opportunities within the organization. 

Receive an in-depth tour of our Distribution Center, learn about current volunteer opportunities beyond food sorting shifts, and have the ability to apply or interview for some roles.  

Friday, August 21, 2015
Reserved
Distribution (Offsite)
Friday, August 21, 10:30 am - 12 pm (1.50 hours)

Field Trip Opportunity for Regular Volunteers and their friends and family: Distributing food at our Senior Program site in Escondido.

This occurs once a month, as an opportunity for Regular Volunteers to directly distribute food to senior clients.

Friday, September 18, 2015
Reserved
Distribution (Offsite)
Friday, September 18, 10:30 am - 12 pm (1.50 hours)

Field Trip Opportunity for Regular Volunteers and their friends and family: Distributing food at our Senior Program site in Escondido.

This occurs once a month, as an opportunity for Regular Volunteers to directly distribute food to senior clients.