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how to become a volunteer

Learn About Available Positions

Step 1: Register online by creating an online profile.

All volunteers are required to register prior to scheduling (Intake form below). Once completed, you can schedule right away.

Step 2: Schedule your first volunteer shift by emailing us at: porchlightcommunity@gmail.com

Opportunities exist every day, we offer morning, evening, and weekend hours. Email us confirming the date and time we shall expect you at our office location.

Volunteer Positions

Organizer & Pantry Restock

Sort, organize, stock, clean, and sanitize all surfaces, empty trash cans, sweep & Mop the floor. Average Time: 1-2 hours ( M, W & F)

Daily Operations

Staff pantry store during non-client hours to assist with office/clerical work, accept donations, and answer online questions. Can be done remotely.  Average Time: 2-4 hours a week (M, W & F)

Food Rescue

Pickup donated surplus food items at local restaurants and grocery stores. Can be evenings but normally mornings Average Time: 1-2 hours a week (every day)

Event Set up

Organize, plan, and execute “grocery store” set up, Supervise, and provide work direction and instructions to other volunteers. *Additional Training provided. Average Time: 4 hours per shift (THURS & SUNDAY)

Event Hosting

Assist, guide, and provide personalized service to our clients when they are shopping. Tidy up as necessary.

Have other talents you'd like to contribute?
  • If you have other talents to share that you think would be beneficial to our mission, please get in touch with us at  porchlightcommunity@gmail.com *

 

*We have limited staff volunteers, please allow 24 hrs for a response.

Register to be a volunteer below

Hours of Operation

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 10-4:30

 

Food Distribution Event hours

By Appointment only and below:

Thursdays 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Sunday 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Our Address: 

8878 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Suite F,
San Diego, CA 92123

Questions or comments?

Email us at info@porchlightcs.org

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