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) 8:00am-2:30pm
Assist with the preparing of food items for distribution; assist with the loading of food boxes/bags into client vehicles, etc.

Lord’s TableHot Meals for the Homeless (Sunday/Tues/Thurs.) 3:00-7:00pm (Temporarily on hold)
Assist with set-up, food preparation, cleaning and serving of hot meals to homeless individuals, low-income families, 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)