Foodbank of Santa Barbara County


Recruiting now
Santa Barbara, CA

Opportunity Details



Recruiting now

4554 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93110

About this Opportunity

Food banks are taking precautions and volunteers should expect the following:

  • Food bank request that if you are sick or have any symptoms of a cold, flu or this virus, please do not come to the food bank
  • Check food bank website and follow instructions. Register online and pre-volunteer phone screening, which may include the questions:
    • Are you between the ages of 14-60?
    • Have you traveled outside of the country, especially within the last 14 days? What country(ies) did you visit?
    • Have you traveled in US travel within last 14 days?
  • NOTE: Shift times, length of shift and group size (often less than 10 people) may be slightly different than the food banks’ regular posted info
  • Food bank doors may be locked and individuals will have to call to gain entry
  • Temperature taken of everyone entering food bank
  • Handwashing stations will be located at entrances to the food bank and volunteers are required to use in order to volunteer. Everyone is required to follow these hygiene guidelines:
  • Wash hands:
    • Cover with soap
    • Wash for 20 seconds
    • Dry them completely
  • Apply gloves if distributing food/packing food
  • Do not touch your face, nose or mouth during your shift
  • Should you take you gloves off for any reason, handwashing, sanitizing must be done again before putting new gloves on
  • Following the CDC guidelines, hands should also be washed at the end of your shift.
  • All volunteers must remain 6 feet apart from each other
  • No fast food allowed in the building, i.e. Uber Eats, DoorDash, etc

Issue area

  • COVID-19
  • Disaster Response & Recovery
  • Hunger
  • Seniors