Volunteer in our office
If you are task-oriented, enjoy customer service and like working in a friendly office environment, then volunteering in an administrative support capacity may be a good fit for you. Office volunteers are essential to our organization by providing support to Second Harvest staff, from HR and finance to programs and services.
Interested in learning more? Please fill out our Volunteer Interest Form and we’ll contact you!
Food Connection Hotline Operator
Help combat hunger and educate the community about the CalFresh (SNAP) program and other resources. Food Connection operators assist callers by providing referrals for food assistance.
Location: Curtner Center (750 Curtner Ave., San Jose)
Supports: Food Connection, a food referral hotline to connect people seeking food assistance.
Hours: Flexible three-hour shifts between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Volunteer positions with Food Connection require a commitment of three hours per week for a minimum of three months.
- Excellent customer-service skills
- Experience working with diverse populations
- Ability to use the computer
- Age 18+ years
- Must speak/read English
- Bilingual in another language is very helpful, but not required
- Participate in on-the-job training provided by Second Harvest Food Bank staff
Note: Appropriate for individuals and teams of two.
To sign up, complete this Volunteer Interest form