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?

We have Leadership Opportunities including Team Leader, Ambassador, Office Volunteers, Internships and more.

Sign up for our next Leadership Orientation on Wednesday, April 29th from 2:30pm- 4pm to learn more.

Also visit here for more info >> Leadership

 

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
Monday, May 4, 2015
Distribution Center
Monday, May 4, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 5, 2015
Distribution Center
Tuesday, May 5, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 5, 9 am - 11 am (2.00 hours)

Liberty Mutual volunteers help to fight hunger while volunteering during their day of service.

Reserved
Distribution Center
Tuesday, May 5, 11 am - 1 pm (2.00 hours)

Liberty Mutual volunteers help to fight hunger while volunteering during their day of service.

Special Event
Tuesday, May 5, 12 pm - 3 pm (3.00 hours)

Strike Out Hunger by helping FASD staff with coordinating rental company load-in, arranging table displays, setting up signage, directing the caterer, and ensuring all logistics are in place by 3pm for our Strike Out Hunger fundraising event.

Please remember, this takes place at the Mira Mesa Lanes (bowling alley) at 8210 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92121.

Must be 16 years or older.

Reserved
Distribution Center
Tuesday, May 5, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Full
Special Event
Tuesday, May 5, 3 pm - 7:30 pm (4.50 hours)

Strike Out Hunger by volunteering during this special event where groups have sponsored bowling lanes to help raise vital funds for Feeding America San Diego. If you are interested in volunteering at this special event, please email Teresa Dale at volunteersd@feedingamericasd.org for a Volunteer Application.

Must apply and be approved in order to volunteer at this event. Signing up online does not secure volunteer space. Thank you!

Must be 18 years or older to volunteer.

Volunteer roles include:

Check-In Database Volunteers: (4 volunteers needed)

Responsible for working the laptop stations at the check-in table location. Duties include welcoming guests as they come, searching names on database, checking guests in, swiping credit card information, and filling out & entering in missing guest contact information. 3 check-in computers

 

Check-In and Tracking Volunteers: (2 volunteers needed)

Responsible for working running station at the check-in table location. Duties include working with paired check-in volunteer to grab raffle tickets, programs, and other information. Will move from check-in station to recording bowling scores and other prize information.

 

Media/VIP Check-In Volunteer: (1 volunteer needed)

Responsible for assisting Madeleine, our Communications Coordinator, at media/VIP check-in location. Duties include welcoming guests upon arrival, checking guest list information, and guiding guests to appropriate locations inside event.

 

Opportunity Drawing Seller Volunteers: (5 volunteers needed)

Responsible for working during the first two hours of the event to man and sell the opportunity drawing tickets. Duties include answering guest questions about items, handling tickets and payments, and tracking sales. Volunteers will transfer tickets at the end of the first two hours to stage area for auctioneer. Must be versed in our opportunity packages, auction packages, and VERY outgoing, outspoken, and a good sales person!

 

Floaters & Greeters: (3 volunteers needed)

Responsible for assisting guests with lane placement, fl. Duties include leading guests their lanes, breaking down check-in table area, and assisting trackers with scorekeeping.

 

Merchandise Table: (1 volunteers needed)

Responsible for assisting FASD staff member selling our merchandise before the event during cocktail hour. Will be utilizing an iPad, square device, and pulling sizes for guests who are interested in purchasing gear.

 

Tracking: (3 volunteers needed)

Responsible for floating amongst lanes, encouraging teams to earn high scores, strikes, etc. in addition to cross-referencing the bowling alley’s tracking system to determine award winners.

Full
Distribution Center
Tuesday, May 5, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Wednesday, May 6, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 6, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

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

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Thursday, May 7, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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 Center
Thursday, May 7, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: BackPack Bags, Produce Gleaning, Repack

Reserved
Distribution Center
Thursday, May 7, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Friday, May 8, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Friday, May 8, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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 Center
Friday, May 8, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Reclamation, Produce Gleaning, Repack

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

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

Full
Distribution Center
Saturday, May 9, 1 pm - 3 pm (2.00 hours)

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

Monday, May 11, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Monday, May 11, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 12, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Tuesday, May 12, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 13, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Wednesday, May 13, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 13, 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.

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Thursday, May 14, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 15, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Friday, May 15, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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 (Offsite)
Friday, May 15, 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, May 18, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Monday, May 18, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 19, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Tuesday, May 19, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 20, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, May 20, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 21, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Thursday, May 21, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 22, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Friday, May 22, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 25, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Monday, May 25, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 26, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Tuesday, May 26, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 27, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, May 27, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 27, 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.

Thursday, May 28, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Thursday, May 28, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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, May 29, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Friday, May 29, 5:30 am - 12 pm (6.50 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 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!

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Saturday, June 6, 1 pm - 3 pm (2.00 hours)

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

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Full
Distribution (Offsite)
Wednesday, June 10, 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.

Friday, June 19, 2015
Reserved
Distribution (Offsite)
Friday, June 19, 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.

Saturday, June 20, 2015
(8 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, June 20, 9 am - 11 am (2.00 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(9 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, June 20, 9:15 am - 11:15 am (2.00 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(10 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, June 20, 9:30 am - 11:30 am (2.00 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(10 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, June 20, 9:45 am - 11:45 am (2.00 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(7 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, June 20, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(8 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, June 20, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm (2.00 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(10 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, June 20, 11 am - 12:30 pm (1.50 hours)

Attend a special Open House and Volunteer Sort-a-thon at FASD's Distribution Center. Open houses offer structured shifts for individuals ready to work or drop-in availability for tours of the facility.

Nutrition demos and information booths are hosted throughout the facility during this special Open House.

We encourage volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Full
Distribution (Offsite)
Wednesday, June 24, 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.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
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.