Feeding America San Diego relies on the support of over 13,000 volunteers annually to help make it possible to distribute over 22 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

•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. No jewelry.

•Please no horseplay in the warehouse.

 

Youth Volunteer Reminders

• All volunteers must be 6 years or older.

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

•Volunteers under 16 years must have a parent or guardian sign up and attend with them.

•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.

 

Volunteer Group Reminders

If you would like information on volunteer opportunities for 10 or more volunteers, please visit here. 

If you are volunteering with an existing group, be sure to sign in with your unique join code provided ot your group. After you do your shift will change from 'reserved' or 'full' to the number of remaining available spaces.


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. Hours will not be eligible for service letter prior to being approved by the Volunteer Department.

 

Beyond Food Sorting Shifts

Visit here to learn more about volunteer opportunities beyond the food sorting shifts, that provide support throughout our organization. These leadership and skills based volunteer roles range from helping in the warehouse, in the offices, and in the community.

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
Friday, January 1, 2016
Leadership Positions > In the Warehouse
Friday, January 1, 10 am - Thursday, June 30, 12 pm (25.9 weeks)

Help Feeding America San Diego's Volunteer Program lead successful volunteer projects in a warehouse environment. Volunteer will help set up, execute, and clean up projects taking place throughout the Distribution Center.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
In the Community > Distribution Support > Driver Ridealongs
Thursday, April 28, 6 am - 1 pm (7 hours)

Assist our drivers in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Travel with a driver on North County Food Rescue Route and help package and load donations for people facing hunger. Transportation is provided.

Distribution Center
Thursday, April 28, 10 am - 12 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: BackPack Bags, Food Rescue, Produce Gleaning

Reserved
Distribution Center
Thursday, April 28, 6 pm - 8 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, BackPack Bags, Bread Gleaning

Friday, April 29, 2016
Full
In the Community > Distribution Support > Driver Ridealongs
Friday, April 29, 6 am - 1 pm (7 hours)

Assist our drivers in rescuing food from our North County grocery partners. Travel with a driver on North County Food Rescue Route and help package and load donations for people facing hunger. Transportation is provided.

(29 slots left)
Distribution Center
Friday, April 29, 10 am - 12 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: Food Rescue, Produce Gleaning, Label, Reclamation

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Reserved
Distribution Center
Saturday, April 30, 9 am - 11 am (2 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, BackPack Bag Decorating, Bread Gleaning, Label

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
(29 slots left)
Distribution Center
Tuesday, May 3, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Label, BackPack Bag Decorating

(18 slots left)
Distribution Center
Tuesday, May 3, 6 pm - 8 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Label, BackPack Bag Decorating

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
(11 slots left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, May 4, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, BackPack Bags

(14 slots left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, May 4, 6 pm - 8 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Bread Gleaning, BackPack Bags

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Reserved
Distribution Center
Thursday, May 5, 6 pm - 8 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, BackPack Bags, Bread Gleaning

Friday, May 6, 2016
Full
Distribution Center
Friday, May 6, 10 am - 12 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: Food Rescue, Produce Gleaning, Label, Reclamation

Saturday, May 7, 2016
Full
Distribution Center
Saturday, May 7, 9 am - 11 am (2 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, BackPack Bag Decorating, Bread Gleaning, Label

Full
Distribution Center
Saturday, May 7, 1 pm - 3 pm (2 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, BackPack Bag Decorating, Bread Gleaning, Label

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
(4 slots left)
Leadership Positions
Tuesday, May 24, 6 pm - 7:30 pm (1.5 hours)

The Volunteer Information Session is designed to further educate new and current volunteers about Feeding America San Diego and how to apply for regular 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.