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!

North County Volunteer Thank-You Party!

If you’ve volunteered with the Foodbank or Backyard Bounty three or more times in the past year, you deserve a party!

Foodbank’s Santa Maria Warehouse
Friday, October 27th / 11am – 1pm
BBQ, Prizes, Awards and more!
Download the invitation: NC Volunteer Party Invite.

Want to RSVP? Have questions? Contact us at volunteersb@foodbanksbc.org or 805-403-2471.

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!

Interested in Internships? Click here.

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
Volunteer Services Manager • (805) 403-2471• Email
NORTH COUNTY  Lori Bailey, Volunteer Services Supervisor • (805) 722-5251
BACKYARD BOUNTY, McCall Marshall , Backyard Bounty Coordinator • (805) 967 – 5741 x109

 

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