To learn more about how to become a Second Harvest volunteer, contact Danny Robles,Volunteers Services Manager at (831) 722-7110 ext. 205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help sort and pack donated food at our Second Harvest warehouse in Watsonville on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm! You must be able to lift, sort, and carry. You must contact Danny Robles in advance to join a sort. Choose an available sort time during 2011 click here.
We are in the final phase of our capital expansion and will not need volunteers in this area for a few months. Please check back later in 2011.
Events & Fundraising
We need help with parades, setting up and taking down local events, fund raising dinners, etc. – all which help collect food and donations for the hungry. You need to have good people skills and be enthusiastic and interested in helping the hungry people in our community.
We need help packing food bags, handing out food, and certifying that families are eligible for food for our monthly Emergency Food Assistance Program. This is a drive through food distribution program that happens on the second Monday of every month, 7:30 – 1:00 at our warehouse in Watsonville. Write to confirm when you will participate.
Help collect food for hungry people throughout the year. Conduct your own personal food drive at home, work, neighborhood or place of worship. Click here for more information.
We need Garden Project volunteers every Saturday from 8:30-11:30 a.m., from May through November. Work involves preparing the soil, planting, weeding, harvesting and picking vegetables. Spaces are limited to 5-6 volunteers per session, 12 years and older. Please come with your parent or adult guardian if you are 12-15 years old.
Passion For Produce Distribution
We are starting a new program to help increase the flow of fresh fruits and vegetables into low-income homes! We will need distribution site managers and workers soon. There may also be opportunities to do nutrition education on a volunteer basis. Please contact Teresa to be considered for future opportunities.
Food for Children Distribution
Assist in distributing food at one of our 49 Food for Children distribution sites. One-hour shifts available are in the afternoon Tues. – Fri. and one Saturday per month. Work involves setting up a table with literature, certifying people are eligible for a food bag, handing out food bags, and returning all paperwork/materials to the driver. Click here to request more information.
Be on call for short-notice projects.