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Administrative volunteer opportunities that are currently available:




Agency Check-in Volunteer: San Mateo County

Location: Various partner community agencies throughout San Mateo County

Description: A volunteer is needed to check in partner agencies that come in to pick up orders and shop in the warehouse. This volunteer would process orders on the computer and assist with loading, as well as accept donations as needed.


      • Thorough and attentive to details
      • Computer friendly
      • Able to handle light lifting (up to 25 pounds)
      • Able to use pallet jack

Hours: Ongoing, every Friday from 7:30am - 11:30am.

Whitney Genevro
phone: (650) 610-0800 x418


Food Connection Hotline Operator

Description: Volunteer with the CalFresh and Food Connection Teams! Help combat hunger and address food insecurity by working with the Outreach team to educate the community about the CalFresh (Food Stamp) program and other available food resources. The Food Connection Hotline Operator will 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 3-hour shifts between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Volunteer positions with Food Connection require a commitment of 3 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months.


      • Must be bi-lingual in English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese
      • Excellent customer-service skills
      • Experience working with diverse populations
      • Ability to use the computer
      • Age 18+ years
      • Participate in on-the-job training provided by Second Harvest Food Bank staff

Note: Appropriate for individuals and small groups.

Judith Munoz
phone: (408) 266-8866 x295


Urgent Opportunity:
Shopping Assistant

We are looking for a cheerful adult volunteer to assist with customer service and administrative tasks in our warehouse.

Monday-Friday, 7:30-11:00 am
(1 or multiple days weekly)
SHFB Curtner Center
750 Curtner Ave
San Jose, 95125

To sign up, submit this volunteer interest form or email