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Pantry and Kitchen Volunteers

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ORGANIZATION: Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes

Please note there is no meal service on Thanksgiving or December 24 and 25

Help to feed 100 people in the community a nutritious, substantial, delicious meal! Assistance is needed in various food preparations and cooking. Tasks include food prep, lunch service, dishwashing, and daily kitchen cleaning chores.

As a PVLF kitchen volunteer, you will improve your skills in preparing quality ingredients and delicious meals on a large scale. Learning opportunities include food safety, culinary arts, food justice work, kitchen management, Spanish language, and opportunities to make new friends and broaden your connection to the community.

AM Shift: 8am-11AM

Lunch Service: 12:00-1:00

PM Shift: 1pm-4pm

Our food pantry provides staple dried foods and fresh produce to thousands of local families! As a Pantry Assistant with Pajaro Valley Loavse & Fishes, you will directly assist families and individuals in need by stocking, packing, and distributing groceries to our community. Some other tasks include mainting supply, cleanliness and organization of pantry areas, as well as assiting in open/ closing set up and take down of produce items for refridgeration storage.

AM Shift : 9am-11:30

PM Shift: 1pm-3:30pm

Get Involved...Sign up on the PV Loaves and Fishes website here Or Call: (831) 319-4571

If you Select the Red "Express Interest" button below you will be contacted by the volunteer coordinator

**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 Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes


150 Second Street, WATSONVILLE, CA 95076, US

Mission Statement

To assist people in the Pajaro Valley with nutritious food, education, and referrals in cooperation with other agencies.


Founded in 1989, Loaves and Fishes is a community-based organization dedicated to alleviating hunger among working low-income families, farmworkers, and elderly, disabled, and homeless individuals of the Pajaro Valley. We help sustain the lives of thousands of individuals by assisting them with nutritious food, education, and referrals in cooperation with other agencies. We envision a Pajaro Valley community in which all people have access to healthy food and the other necessities of life. We are committed to working collaboratively to develop a healthier, more food-secure community through direct service and advocacy.


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Mon Nov 01, 2021 - Tue Nov 01, 2022
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM


Watsonville, CA 95076







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