Opportunity Details

Disaster & Emergency Services, Food, Hunger & Homelessness

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Sonoma Valley Food Distribution (Currently On-Call) Help Needed

NOTE: THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY FULL, BUT WE NEED ON-CALL VOLUNTEERS AVAILABLE TO STEP IN  AS NEEDS CONTINUE TO CHANGE AND EVOLVE.

 

Are you available to help with food-related tasks?  Support food distribution operations? Your community needs your help!

On-call Volunteers are needed to be available for covering Fridays 10-2 as needed:

Food Loader Volunteers:

The food loaders take kitchen staples out of bulk boxes and place them into mixed-boxes for distribution. There are approximately 10 items that need to go into each mixed-box, before it's ready to be distributed to the public. Food loaders are required to wear masks and gloves. We have built in social distancing, so that food loaders are not interacting with the public. The job is physical. The fresh produce and mixed kitchen staples boxes can weigh up to 40 lbs.

Food Placement Volunteers: 

The food placers take pre-loaded boxes of kitchen staples and a box of produce and places them in trunks or the back of SUV's or Pick up Trucks. Placement people are required to wear masks and gloves. We have built in social distancing, so that food placers are not interacting with the public. We have a firm rule that the public remain in their vehicles at all times. The job is physical. The boxes can weigh up to 40 lbs.

Express interest below to join our on-call list

Volunteers will be sworn in as Disaster Service Workers by the Volunteer Center on behalf of the County of Sonoma. You'll have a brief phone conversation with a staff member after you express interest, and then we will give you more information on next steps. Will you please help? Thank you so much for your service!

 

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