On-site Food Distribution Assistance - 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 am


Cause Areas


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


Gardner Community Center520 W. Virginia St.San Jose, CA 95125


Second Harvest Food Bank's Brown Bag Program distributes food to low-income seniors at various distribution sites throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.

Volunteers are needed to unload pallets of food with heavy boxes and bags, take the food in the room, help set-up and clean-up the food distribution.


  • Likes working with seniors

  • Be in good physical health

  • Be able to lift heavy boxes and bags of food, repeated bending

  • Dependable and on time

  • Maintain safe working conditions and follow all safety rules

  • Professional conduct and responsibility

  • Helpful, but not required: speak Chinese, Tagalog, Russian, Vietnamese or Spanish

  • Minimum age to volunteer is 14. Youth age 14-15 must be accompanied by parent/guardian.


  • Food Delivery / Distribution

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 14
  • 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 AM
  • Able to lift heavy boxes and bags of food, repeated bending.

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