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
Friday, March 27, 2015
Distribution Center
Friday, March 27, 5:30 am - 11:45 am (6.25 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 SHIFT IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND, THANK YOU!

Distribution Center
Friday, March 27, 10 am - 12 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Reclamation, Produce Gleaning, Repack

Distribution Center
Friday, March 27, 1 pm - 4 pm (3.00 hours)

Help setup volunteer projects and information tables for our Nutrition Day Open House!

Saturday, March 28, 2015
(12 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, March 28, 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 are encouraging all volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(25 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, March 28, 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 are encouraging all volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(35 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, March 28, 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 are encouraging all volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(29 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, March 28, 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 are encouraging all volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(11 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, March 28, 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 are encouraging all volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

(5 slots left)
Distribution Center
Saturday, March 28, 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 are encouraging all volunteers to bring healthy, nonperishable food donations like whole wheat pasta, beans, (low sodium) canned vegetables and fruit, and more!

Monday, March 30, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Monday, March 30, 5:30 am - 11:45 am (6.25 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 SHIFT IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND, THANK YOU!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Tuesday, March 31, 5:30 am - 11:45 am (6.25 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 SHIFT IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND, THANK YOU!

Reserved
Distribution Center
Tuesday, March 31, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Wednesday, April 1, 5:30 am - 11:45 am (6.25 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 SHIFT IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND, THANK YOU!

Full
Distribution Center
Wednesday, April 1, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Reserved
Distribution Center
Wednesday, April 1, 6 pm - 8 pm (2.00 hours)

Projects include: Produce Gleaning, Reclamation, Repack, Label

Thursday, April 2, 2015
(1 slot left)
Distribution Center
Thursday, April 2, 5:30 am - 11:45 am (6.25 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 SHIFT IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND, THANK YOU!

Friday, April 3, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Friday, April 3, 5:30 am - 11:45 am (6.25 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 SHIFT IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND, THANK YOU!

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Full
Distribution Center
Saturday, April 25, 1 pm - 3 pm (2.00 hours)
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Reserved
Distribution (Offsite)
Wednesday, April 29, 11 am - 1 pm (2.00 hours)

ESET 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.

 

(13 slots left)
Distribution Center
Wednesday, April 29, 2:30 pm - 4 pm (1.50 hours)

Are you interested in learning more about volunteer and Internship opportunities beyond the Food Sorting shifts?

 

This session is designed to educate interested volunteers about Feeding America San Diego and current leadership volunteer and Internship opportunities available.

This session also allows an opportunity to apply and interview for some volunteer roles.

No prior volunteer experience with FASD required to attend this orientation.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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.

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.

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.