South County Volunteer Opportunities for Kids

Saturday Family Day

  • Commitment: one-time OR long-term
  • Shift: the 2nd Saturday of every month from 9:30-11:30am
  • Duties: tour the Foodbank, sort produce, sort canned donations, and make a smoothie with the bike blender
  • Requirements: all children must be 6 years or older and accompanied by a parent/guardian
  • NOTE: this event fills up quickly
  • CLICK HERE to view the jobs and sign up

Backyard Bounty (Harvest Produce)

  • Commitment: one-time OR long-term/ongoing
  • Shift: varies – most of the time, we won’t know about a harvest until a couple days before
  • Duties: harvest produce on local farms and in people’s backyards
  • Physical Requirements: must be able to lift 25 pounds, stand, and bend for the entire shift
  • We need volunteers to sign up to harvest produce. You will receive an email notification when a pick has been scheduled that needs volunteers. If you are available on that specific day and time, you can sign up on the link provided in the email to pick on that day
  • CLICK HERE to view the jobs and sign up

Distribute Food to Kids in the Summer

  • Minimum Age: 14 without parent/adult
  • Commitment: one or more weekday afternoons per week for as much of the summer as possible
  • Shift: 2 hrs around lunch time, varies by location
  • Duties: distribute food to kids and engage them in fun activities
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus
  • Physical Abilities: must be able to stand for the entire shift
  • Register here!


Contact: Volunteer Coordinator (805) 403-2471 OR