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TCV Food Bank + Thrift Store (Tri-City Volunteers)

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 790 people are interested
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Roll up your sleeves and help make your community stronger!

At TCV Food Bank has been safely serving out clients through COVID-19. Since the Shelter-In-Place our clients have more than doubled and we are serving over 500 clients daily on our site!

Health and Safety of everyone is our top priority and all volunteer tasks are masked and socially distanced. We are working with a small but mighty team and we need your help.

Get exercise! Work in a great team! Learn how a warehouse operates and acquire warehouse management skills! Get a reference or recommendation after a period of time volunteering with our warehouse supervisors! Have fun while helping the community!

The Foodbank is open Monday-Thursday. Volunteer shifts are available from 8:00am-3:00pm. No weekend or evening volunteer opportunities. Volunteer tasks may include:

  • Packing Client's Food

  • Distributing Food Into Client's Vehicles in Drive-Thru

Parking: Please park in the Tree of Life Church parking lot at the corner of Peralta and Maple, 4140 Peralta Blvd, Fremont. Our site is located next door and you will need to walk around the long fence up towards Peralta Blvd. We are situated behind the Quality Auto shop.

High School Student Volunteering: During vacation periods, such as Spring Break, we take students on a first come, first served basis and shifts have a maximum number of volunteers we can accommodate. Shifts are typically all filled almost a month in advance. TCV will verify, keep track of, and sign for any completed volunteer hours.

Age Requirements: Minors must have parental consent to work at the food bank. Those under 16 must also be accompanied by a parent/chaperone at all times. No volunteers under the age of 14 years old.

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About TCV Food Bank + Thrift Store (Tri-City Volunteers)

Location:

37350 Joseph Street, Fremont, CA 94536, US

Mission Statement

To eliminate hunger and promote financial self-sufficiency in Alameda County and beyond, by distributing food and providing volunteer opportunities in order to improve the quality of life for all in our community.

Description

TCV Food Bank + Thrift Store (Tri-City Volunteers) in a non-profit organization that provides food assistance and low cost clothing and household items to the residents of Alameda County. We are the largest client-direct food bank in the area. We serve up to 1,000 FAMILIES EVERY WEEK through our emergency food distribution program and up to 75 INDIVIDUALS EVERY DAY through our bag lunch program. With a staff of 6, a dedicated volunteer force, and a budget of around $600,000, we are extremely efficient in distributing over 5 MILLION POUNDS of food annually. We are open Monday through Thursday, 7:30-4:00 pm and Fridays 9:00 - 12pm. We are closed on the weekends. Minors must have parental consent to work at the food bank. Those under 16 must also be accompanied by a parent/chaperone over the age of 18 at all times. We do not allow volunteers under the age of 13 years old.

Community
Crisis Support
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

37350 Joseph StreetFremont, CA 94536

(37.55583,-122.00764)
 

SKILLS

  • Warehousing
  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Minimum 2 Hour Shifts
  • Children under 16 must volunteer with a parent/teacher/chaperone. No volunteers under 13 years old.

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