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Volunteer Information

If you are interested in volunteering at the food closet,

please fill out the Volunteer Application.  After submitting the Volunteer Application, return to this screen and schedule yourself
for a New Volunteer Orientation session.  Please text April, Volunteer Coordinator, at 916-287-1358 with any questions.

 New Volunteer Orientations are held Twice a Month, during which time you will tour the food closet, learn about the various volunteer opportunities and meet other volunteers that serve our community.  Please visit Hands On Sacramento for more information regarding the specific day/time to sign up.  Once you have completed the Volunteer Application and Volunteer Orientation, you can begin volunteering by either: 

      Texting: 916-287-1358, April, Volunteer Coordinator
or
Emailing scfmoffice123@gmail.com
or
Signing up for a shift atHands On Sacramento
                                                          (Click for Website)

 

Volunteer Opportunities 

Available Shifts/Tasks:
  1. Morning Shift (Monday-Friday 7:30-11:30)
    • Work in Food Closet Sorting Food, Stocking Shelves or Filling Bags with Food
    • Cleaning and Maintaining Facilities
  2. Day Shift (Monday-Friday 9:00-1:00/10:00-2:00)
    • Check-in Station Checking in Clients
    • Filling Bags with Food for Clients
    • Sorting Produce and Breads
    • Loading Food into Clients' Vehicles
    • Restocking Shelves
    • Cleaning Facilities
  3. Afternoon Shift (Monday-Friday 2:00-2:30)
    • Sweep, mop, dust, clean surfaces, empty trash
     4Donation Pick-ups (Monday-Friday 7:00-11:30)   
              Duties and hours vary by pick-up location (see below)
 

Costco Pick Up
(Monday-Friday 8:30-9:30)

- Use Food Closet Truck to go to Costco on Auburn Blvd
- Load Food into Truck, Return and Unload at the Food Closet

Walmart Neighborhood Market Pick Up
(Monday-Friday 11:00-11:30)

- Use Own Vehicle to go to Walmart Neighborhood Market on Sunrise Bl
- Load Food into Vehicle, Return and Unload at the Food Closet

Grocery Outlet Pick Up
(Wednesday 9:30-10:30)

- Use Own Vehicle to go to Grocery Outlet on Greenback Ln
- Load Food into Vehicle, Return and Unload at the Food Closet

Safeway Pick Up
(Monday-Friday 8:30-10:00)

- Use Own vehicle to go to Safeway at Greenback Lane/San Juan Av
- Helper to Go With the Driver
- Load Food into Vehicle, Return, Unload at the Food Closet

Raley's Pick Up
(Monday-Friday 9:30-10:00)

- Use Own Vehicle to go to Raley's on San Juan Ave
- Helper to Go With the Driver
- Load Food into Vehicle, Return and Unload at the Food Closet

FoodMaxx Pick Up
(Monday-Thursday 9:30-10:30)

- Use own vehicle to go to Food Max on Sunrise Blvd
- Load food into vehicle, Return and Unload at Food Closet

Walmart Store Pick Up
(Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10:30)

- Use Food Closet Truck to go to Walmart on Auburn Blvd
- Load Food into Truck, Return and Unload at the Food Closet

Olive Garden Pick Up
(Monday 10:15)

- Use Own Vehicle to go Pick up Product from Olive Garden (Sunrise Blvd) and Deliver to Food Closet

Family Donuts Pick Up
(Monday-Friday 9:30-10:30)

- Use Own Vehicle to go Pick up Product from Family Donuts (Fair Oaks Blvd – San Juan Ave) and Deliver to the Food Closet

7-11 Stores Pick Up
(Monday-Friday 9:00-10:00)

- Use Own Vehicle to Pick up Product and Deliver to the Food Closet
- Auburn/Greenback store 9:00
- Auburn/Van Maren store 9:30

 Additional information about these shifts can be found on our volunteer page at
Hands On Sacramento
(Click for Website)