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Fight Hunger! Become a Shopper Assistant at Second Harvest Curtner Warehouse in San Jose

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Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

Shopper Assistant

Everyone should have access to healthy food. Second Harvest provides nutritious groceries and fresh produce at distribution sites throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. These sites are volunteer-run and rely on committed, dedicated volunteers who can support the effort on an ongoing basis. We invite you to lead our community in ensuring that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one.

A Shopper Assistant is needed at Second Harvest, in our San Jose warehouse (750 Curtner Ave, San Jose, CA 95125)

The Shopper Assistant is responsible for:

Assist shoppers from our partner agencies in shopping area, by indicating them where the products they need are, helping them to weigh and to properly register their purchases.

Help to maintain a well-stocked shopping area, keeping food organized and accessible.

Promote safety protocols, for food and for visitors, in shopping area and warehouse.

This volunteer opportunity might be for you if:

You are at least 18 years old

You can make a commitment of at least 2 months

You can perform with a high standard of customer service, professional conduct, and responsibility

You are friendly, patient, and eager to work with people of diverse backgrounds

You are able lift 30 pounds

Helpful background skills:

Experience working with low-income families and individuals

Bilingual in English/Spanish

Training will be provided on the first day.

Weekly time commitment: 3, 6, 9 or 12 hours.

Days and times volunteers are needed: Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Volunteers can choose one or several days.

1 Shift

  • 07:00 AM to 10:30 AM

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About Second Harvest of Silicon Valley


4001 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134, US

Mission Statement

Lead our community to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one.


Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is a private non-profit organization that collects and distributes more than 12 million pounds of food each month. We currently serve an average of over 500,000 individuals each month; 60% are low income families and 20% are seniors. By building collaborative networks, we efficiently distribute food by leveraging donations of money, food and human resources. But we cannot do it alone. We rely upon the energy and commitment of the local community to fight hunger. See more about our efforts



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750 Curtner AvenueSan Jose, CA 95125






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  • Ideally, at least 2 months.

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