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Tue Apr 11, 2017 08:00 AM - Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:00 AM


750 Curtner AvenueSan Jose, CA 95125

"Providing food for people in need in our community"


About Second Harvest Food Bank:

Second Harvest Food Bank’s mission is to lead our community to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one. As one of the largest food banks in the country, Second Harvest provides food to over a quarter of a million hungry people each month in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. Second Harvest has a strong commitment to serving and providing excellent customer service to our community members, volunteers and supporters.

Shopping Assistant Volunteer Position:

Our Curtner Center in San Jose is currently looking for a cheerful adult volunteer to assist with customer service and administrative tasks. The Shopping Assistant Volunteer will perform office admin tasks (creating invoices) as well as warehouse tasks (organizing the shopping bins). The Shopping Assistant will also answer questions from our customer agencies about the available items.

This volunteer opportunity might be for you if:

  • You absolutely love helping people!
  • You are passionate and persistent in finding answers for our community members.
  • You enjoy interacting with a friendly and diverse staff and volunteers
  • You have a high attention to detail and is the type of person who doesn’t easily get overwhelmed by paperwork or data entry.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a guest facing positon.
  • Ability to interact with all types of people and provide excellent customer service.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Dependable - we can rely on you for a 3 hour shift once a week.

We need help on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, ending by around 11am.


Please email Nancy at NNagel@shfb.org

Please email Nancy at NNagel@shfb.org if interested.


  • Data Entry
  • Office Reception
  • Transactions
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3-6 hours per week, Tuesday and/or Thursday mornin

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