We have many volunteer opportunities for your specialty and area of interest. Click here to complete our simple volunteer information form, call 831-479-1055 ext 226, or email Rosie to learn more about how you can help us make a difference.

Ongoing opportunities

  • Healthy Food Program – Quality control, assemble and deliver bags of groceries, drive a van or truck to pick up groceries from local markets, join our Glean Team, or turn the food composting tubs.
  • Thrift Store – Receive donations, price items or cashier.
  • Bookstore & Online Sales  – Evaluate, price and list donated books on amazon.com or shelve books and run the cashier in our Bookstore.
  • Computers & Electronics – Tech/testing skills needed! Evaluate donated electronics, computer games and appliances. Run a register, assist shoppers, or disassemble computers.
  • Cook – Help us prepare and serve healthy hot meals in our kitchen.
  • Office/Administrative – Answer phones, greet clients, enter data, track food deliveries, volunteer hours and donations.
  • Facilities Maintenance – Carpentry, electrical and handyman projects abound at our 3-acre Chanticleer campus.

Enjoy a hot lunch and shop for a bag of groceries each day you volunteer (Mon-Fri), and the satisfaction of helping others.

Click here for our online volunteer application.

“Volunteering at Grey Bears is enjoyable because of the good people who work here. My work is both rewarding and worthwhile. This makes every day fun and interesting and I look forward to coming in and helping out. Thanks for the opportunity!” —Peter S., Santa Cruz


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