gcHelp sort and pack food, or assist clients with getting their weekly groceries.

Specific Duties:

  • Assemble pre-packaged grocery bags.
  • Shop for clients’ chosen items.
  • Package bulk items into easier-to-serve portions.
  • Sort fresh produce.
  • Stock perishable items in the refrigerator and/or freezer.


  • Volunteer must be at least fifteen (15) years of age.
  • Volunteer must be capable of standing for long periods.
  • Volunteer must be able to lift at least 20 lbs.
  • Volunteer must demonstrate the ability to work with others.
  • Volunteer must show proof of a negative Tuberculosis screening.
  • Volunteer must be willing to commit to six (6) months.
  • Volunteer must be comfortable interacting with a variety of individuals in a culturally diverse environment.

Want to get started? Visit our main Volunteering page for orientation information.

If you have questions about volunteering, please call our volunteer hotline at (415) 447-2404 or email our Director of Volunteer Services.

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