Ways to Get Involved

“I love to interact with the people who we serve. Even though it is often a short conversation, I enjoy making people feel cared for instead of being just a number in a line.” ~Carol Bennet

Food Pantry -(Monday-Friday) 9:00am-12:00pm/1:00pm-4:00pm
Assist with distribution, collection of food items; assist families with transfer of food baskets, etc.

Lord’s TableHot Meals for the Homeless (Sunday/Tues/Thurs.) 4:00-7:00pm
Assist with set-up, food preparation, cleaning and serving of hot meals to homeless individuals, low-income families, etc.

Office In-Take(Monday-Friday) 9:00am-12:00pm/1:00pm-4:00pm
Greet, assess and administer services to customers/families. Filing, computer input, data collection, answering phones, mailings, etc.

Special EventsSeasonal assistance with holiday programs (Thanksgiving and Christmas); special fundraising events (St. Patrick’s Dinner, golf tournament, vineyard concerts etc.) 

Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 16 years of age, unless participating with a supervised group or accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is helpful

Please call our main office at (408) 842-6662 for more information or Complete our Online Volunteer Application.

“So many times you feel helpless on what to do to help others, volunteering and donating to SJFC makes me feel less helpless and that I am making a difference in someone else’s life.”~ Cindy

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    “You are wonderful. My son is in town to visit me and you made it possible for me to cook him a meal. It made me feel good to be able to do that for him. It made him feel like old times.” ~ Brenda (homeless)