Volunteer Today

 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. We could not do all that we do without the help of our amazing volunteers! We invite you to join the vital community effort. To volunteer, click the appropriate link below and follow the steps to register yourself.

 

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Santa Barbara, Goleta, and Carpinteria Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, and Lompoc

VOLUNTEERS: SAVE THE DATE!

Watch for news about our Volunteer Thank-You Party, September 23.
If you’ve volunteered three or more times in the past year, you’re invited!

How can I get involved?

There are many ways to be involved and volunteer with the Foodbank. Below are the primary five areas of volunteering and a few volunteer opportunities for each category.  Please register in our system using the link above to check out any currently available volunteer opportunities, and sign up for monthly emails to get updates on upcoming opportunities!

1. WAREHOUSE

  • Agency Shopping
  • Grocery Rescue Co-pilot
  • Bread Rescue Driver
  • Food Sorting
  • Saturday Family Day

3. BACKYARD BOUNTY

  • Gleaner
  • Glean Leader
  • Saturday Farmers Market Rescue

 

4. EVENTS

 

  • Empty Bowls
  • Fork & Cork
  • Table of Life
  • Letter Carrier Food Drive
  • And more!

2. COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

  • Brown Bag (Seniors)
  • Diabetes Impact Group
  • Teens Love Cooking
  • Picnic in the Park
  • Kid’s Farmers Market

Interested in being a nutrition and culinary educator with us? Join the Nutrition Outreach Volunteer Action (NOVA) team and partner with the Foodbank in transforming the health of our community! Click here to learn more.

 

5. AND MORE…

 

  • Knowldge Philanthropy
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Data Entry
  • Etc.

 

Questions? Contact:
SOUTH COUNTY
Carolyn Mullin, Volunteer Services Manager • (805) 403-2471
Christa Graybill, Volunteer Services Supervisor • (805) 729-8309
NORTH COUNTY  Lori Bailey, Volunteer Services Coordinator • (805) 722-5251
BACKYARD BOUNTY, McCall Marshall , Backyard Bounty Coordinator • (805) 967 – 5741 x109

 

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