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Help fill our most urgent volunteer needs!

Please review our guidelines before signing up for a shift. 
  • Vaccine Requirement: Provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to your scheduled shifts or in-person to a Volunteer Coordinator on the day of your shift.
  • Health Guidelines: Check your health prior to arriving to your scheduled volunteer shift and wear a mask or face covering at all times. If you feel sick, please stay home.
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 15 years old
  • Community Service Hours: If you have court-ordered community service hours to complete, you MUST notify Volunteer Services via email [email protected].

Holiday Opportunities

Christmas Day shifts are limited, and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please visit our Holidays page for more information!

Prepare and Package Meals 

Location: 730 Polk St.
Tasks include packaging and labeling prepared meals in containers and assembling frozen-meal bags. Volunteers must:
  • Practice safe steps in food handling and preparation: wear protective gear (hats/hairnet, beard guard, and gloves) during entire shift and thoroughly wash and sanitize hands.
  • Follow all instructions and directions given by staff, whose main goals are the quality of the meals and safety of clients, volunteers and staff alike.
  • Be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and stand for the entire shift.
If you are interested in a weekly recurring volunteer shift, please submit our Volunteer Inquiry Form. 

If you are looking for a different way to help, we are accepting the following donations:

  • Financial donation 
  • New, unopened Toiletries 
  • Birthday or Holiday cards
  • Food donations. We accept foods from licensed or regulated food service providers (restaurants, grocers, bakeries, etc).

Questions? Email [email protected].


1921 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 622-0221
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730 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 447-2300
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