Occasional Volunteers

Pantry Packing Room Volunteer (Core or Occasional):

Package bread, produce and other bulk food items. Stock shelves and pack custom grocery orders according to items selected by the client. Distribute completed orders to the clients. Must be physically able to reach for items on shelves and lift a grocery bag. Openings at all pantry sites during scheduled service hours.

Warehouse Volunteer (Occasional and as Groups in Van Nuys):

Many times members of groups (schools, businesses, religious congregations, etc) will schedule 2-3 hour sessions (usually on Sundays) to help sort and box canned and packaged food donations that are received through food drives. Individuals are also welcome to participate on days when groups are scheduled.

Other involvement opportunities include:

  • Fundraising
  • Organizing food drives
  • Gleaning (picking fruit in your neighborhood)
  • Collecting children’s books
  • Developing donor contacts with food manufacturers, distributors, and retailers

If you are interested in pursuing a volunteer opportunity with SOVA please contact Felice Resnick at (818) 988-7682 x118 or email

SOVA Community Food & Resource Program  - Click For Locations & Hours
Main Office: 16439 Vanowen Street Van Nuys, CA 91406   818-988-7682

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