Volunteering Opportunities

Can you spare a few hours a week? A month? Are you looking for the chance to give back a little for your many blessings? Perhaps you would like to join our all-volunteer staff in one or more of the following functions. It takes more than 100 volunteers each month to keep our facility operational, so we can use your help! If anything sounds interesting, please fill out the form below, or contact Carrie at (209) 836-5424, or stop by 311 West Grant Line Road for a tour of our facility.

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in.
Matthew 25:35


We need to fill the following positions:

Pantry Stock Person Volunteer: Mon - Thurs 9:30 - 2 pm and/or Sat

Duties and Requirements:

  • Keep pantry fully stocked with meat, dairy, produce, and shelf staples
  • Assist warehouse personnel in sorting and storing food items
  • Track expiration dates and rotation of food items
  • Assist in organization of walk-in refrigerator and freezer
  • Be able to lift up to 30 pounds if needed
  • Partial shifts, or one or two day schedules also acceptable
  • Training available

Warehouse Supervisor: Wednesdays, 9 am - 2 pm

Volunteer hours

9:45 am – 2:00 pm Monday – Thursday. (optional 9:00 am arrival)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Saturday
Volunteer hours and days are flexible except where specified below.
Spanish speaking helpful but not required.


  • Interview Clients
  • Update Computer Records

Must be able to commit to a specific day each week from 9:45 a.m. until 2:15 p.m. or be available on call to
cover illnesses and vacations.


  • Accept and sort donations
  • Size garments and bedding
  • Stock clothes room
  • Assist clients at desk in clothes room

Pickup and Delivery

  • Pickup bread and pastry from local bakeries (scheduled runs)
  • Be available on-call for unscheduled pickups from local merchants
  • Assist with larger food pickups from food banks in Manteca and Stockton as needed

Requires a pickup truck or van type vehicle.


  • Bag groceries, fill client food orders
  • Stock shelves

Must be able to commit to a specific day each week from 9:45 a.m. until 2:15 p.m. or be available on call to
cover illnesses and vacations. Requires some lifting.


  • Stock shelves
  • Provide security services/assistance in and around the building
  • Package bulk food and hygiene products into sizes more suitable for distribution
  • Maintain cleanliness and order in the warehouse
  • Carry out groceries for clients
  • Help accept donations of food and clothing

Occasional Help

  • Small repairs, painting, and building maintenance
  • Upkeep grounds, trimming, weeding
  • Assist with annual TIM dinner/auction
  • Assist with Thanksgiving or Christmas Boxes
  • Assist with annual Backpack distribution