Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Second Harvest Food Bank750 Curtner Ave.San Jose, CA 95125

About

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.

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Vietnamese
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible 3-hour shifts 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Mon-Fri
  • Commitment of 3 hours/week for at least 3 months.

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