Food Distribution Drive-Thru

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army - San Jose, CA

Drive-Thru Volunteers:
Load food boxes, frozen meat, milk & eggs into trunks of cars, volunteer team effort. Clients remain in cars. Age Requirements: 14 or older, 4-5 volunteers needed every weekday. You must be confirmed to participate. No walk-ins.

Schedule: Mondays thru Fridays, 8:30am-12:30pm

Volunteers are no longer required to wear face masks, but it is strongly encouraged.

The Food Box Distribution Drive-Thru provides food to Seniors, Homeless and Families during COVID-19. Assistance in this program has more than doubled as more people face job loss, reduction in working hours and/or increased costs for food, rent and other needs.

Appropriate Attire (Drive-Thru):
Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes, no sandals or flipflop types. Wear short or long sleeve shirts, no spaghetti straps, sleeveless, tank top type or mid-riff showing shirts. All shorts, dresses or skirts should be a longer length appropriate for bending or reaching items.

-Register as volunteer online ( & click on "2024 Food Distribution")
-Attend Volunteer Orientation (25-30 minutes)
-Clearance on Megan's Law Registry
-Initial USDA Forms
-Must be 14 or older for Food Drive-Thru Area
-If feeling unwell, stay at home, contact volunteer coordinator, reschedule for another time.

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About The Salvation Army - San Jose, CA


359 N. Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95112, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Non-profit Christian organization


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community, Hunger


Tue Feb 27, 2024 - Wed May 01, 2024
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM


The Salvation Army, Food Pantry359 N. 4th StreetSan Jose, CA 95112



  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4hrs
  • Volunteer Waivers, USDA Forms and Volunteer Orientation about half an hour required. May consider 13 year old w/volunteer parent.

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