Unique Opportunity for Extroverts--become a Second Harvest "Promotor."


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Santa Clara and San Mateo CountiesSan Jose, CA 95125


Description: Looking for a way to help neighbors in need access free food resources available? Join our growing team of outreach volunteers and become a Second Harvest "Promotor." Work with the outreach team to promote CalFresh and Food Bank programs; screen for eligibility and provide application assistance to food insecure community members.

Location: Various outreach activities, events, and opportunities in your own neighborhood/community throughout San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

Training: Promotores complete an 8-hour training in 2-3 sessions, which include:

  • Food Bank resources
  • CalFresh (Food Stamps) benefits eligibility screening
  • Community outreach techniques

Hours: Commit to volunter a minimum of 3 hours weekly.


  • 18 years old and up
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic
  • Able to attend 8 hour training
  • Able to commit at least 3 hours per week to community outreach volunteering
  • Attend monthly meeting/training session (1st Saturday mornings)

Note: Appropriate for monolingual Spanish speakers, as well as bilingual volunteers who speak English and another language.


  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Vietnamese
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Spanish
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 3 hours per week for 1 year

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