Grey Bears Warehouse and Kitchen Support

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Come help support Grey Bears with our food donations and kitchen!

Quality Control: Monday-Wednesday: 7am-9am (first shift) 9:15am-11:30am (second shift)

Volunteers sort through all of our donated food and set them up for our bagging days.

Donation Sorters: Monday-Wednesday: 8:30-12pm

We have volunteers that help us sort through donated food from grocery stores. Once sorted volunteers set up a "grocery store" for other volunteers to shop at 9am and 11am.

Bread Sorters: Tuesday-Wednesday: 8:00-11am Thursday: 10am-12pm

Volunteers help us sort through bread and create boxes of ten loaves to go into our brown bag program Volunteers help us after bagging to create more boxes for our Friday brown bag routes.

Kitchen: Monday-Friday: 8am-1pm

We have kitchen volunteers help with prep, meal serving, dish washing, and miscellaneous warehouse tasks. Our kitchen manager is a wonderful chef and teacher! This is a great opportunity for volunteers who want to share their cooking skills or learn how to create delicious and beautiful meals.

Brown Bagging Volunteers: Thursday & Friday: 6am to 10 am

Help us load up trucks with bread boxes and help out on the line. Volunteers help us bag our brown bags that get delivered

We have many opportunities for your specialty and area of interest!

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**This is a Referral Opportunity, which means it is run directly by one of our nonprofit partners. Once you express interest, someone from the partner organization should follow up with you shortly to discuss confirming you as a volunteer for this opportunity.

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About Grey Bears


2710 Chanticleer Ave, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95065, US

Mission Statement

Grey Bears improves the health and well-being of seniors and our community through food distribution, volunteerism, resource conservation and recycling. Our vision is that seniors live healthy, meaningful lives.


We offer more than 20 ways to volunteer at Grey Bears. - Healthy Food program - quality control, assembling and delivering weekly brown bags - Glean Team - help us pick fruit and other produce for the program. - Thrift Store - sorting donations, prepping/pricing, merchandising and cashiering. - Books - shelve books, cashier, or evaluate and list books on - Computer/ Electronics - We need your tech skills to test and repair donated electronics, audio-video gear, appliances, and to run a register and assist shoppers to find the right component, or disassemble computers in our e-waste center. - Cooks - Help us prepare and serve healthy meals for seniors and volunteers. - Office/Administrative - Help us provide excellent customer service for, and tracking/surveying of Grey Bears program participants. - Facilities Maintenance - Projects abound at our 3-acre Chanticleer campus. Your carpentry, electrical and handyman experience are most appreciated. - Events and classes - we offer weekly and monthly classes, senior support groups and luncheon events that could use your help.


Homeless & Housing
Homeless & Housing, Hunger, Seniors


Tue Mar 01, 2022 - Fri Mar 01, 2024
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM


Santa Cruz, CA 95065







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