Short-Term Volunteer Opportunities


posted Oct 25, 2016, 10:26 AM by Terri Tanner


CHS Student Food Bank Volunteer Opportunities:

Below are many volunteer opportunities for our students.  Please us Sign Up Genius to volunteer for the various events. 


Stuff the Bus


Packing and Sorting Days (food)


Sorting Toys


Santa’s Express Food Distribution Day


Santa’s Express Toy Shop

For more information, contact Tina mather at the food bank. or phone 754-1257

Santa's Express Event!

posted Nov 30, 2015, 11:30 AM by Terri Tanner

We need volunteers to help with our Santa's Express Event! Please see below for dates, times, and different types of volunteer opportunities needed:

Jeannie Hayward or John Tobin (209)754-1257

Packing & Sorting FoodWe need help sorting and packing bags of food for the big event! Shifts are available from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and/or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm each day. You can choose to work a few hours or all day.... it's up to you.

Dates at the Food Bank – 206 George Reed Drive, San Andreas:
Saturday, December 5th; Saturday, December 12th; Wednesday, December 16th; Saturday, December 19th

Packing & Sorting Toys
We need help sorting toys (by gender and age group) so our families can pick out gifts for their children. Shifts are available from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and/or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm each day. You can choose to work a few hours or all day ... it's up to you.
Dates for Toys at Mountain Oaks School – 150 Old Oak Road, San Andreas:
Saturday, December 19th & Sunday, December 20th

The BIG Day! Santa's Express Distribution Day!
We need help distributing all the wonderful Holiday Meals and Toys! This happens on one day at three different locations....
Date: December 21st - Monday

Times & Locations:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm – The Resource Connection Food Bank, 206 George Reed Drive, San Andreas

8:30 am to 4:30 pm - Mountain Oaks School, 150 Old Oak Lane, San Andreas

11:30 am to 2:00 pm - Blue Mountain Coalition for Youth & Families, 364 Main Street, West Point

10:30 am to 1:00 pm - Faith Lutheran Church, Murphys, 65 Mitchler Street, Murphys 

Volunteer to restore the Mokelumne River

posted Nov 20, 2015, 9:32 AM by Terri Tanner

Volunteer to restore the Mokelumne River
This Saturday, November 21st
Robinson's Ranch
12777 California 26
(off Highway 26 & Ponderosa Way)
Mokelumne Hill, Ca 95245
All instruction and tools will be provided. No experience necessary, but the project will require light lifting, bending, and moderate hiking.
Bring lunch, drinking water, sturdy shoes, work clothes (long pants), work gloves, insect repellent, sun glasses, and sunscreen.
RSVP by November 20th at or call 510-658-0702 x306

Volunteer to Stuff the Bus!!!

posted Nov 5, 2015, 9:11 AM by Terri Tanner

Calaveras Transit and The Resource Connection Food Bank invite you to 
help Stuff the Bus to feed hungry families in Calaveras County this 
holiday season. The goal is to fill an entire Calaveras Transit bus!
How you can help:
Join the fun at Stuff the Bus events
between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at these
Saturday, Nov. 7
SaveMart Foods in Angels Camp
Treat’s General Store in San Andreas
Sierra Hills Market in Murphys
Saturday, Nov. 14
SaveMart Foods in Angels Camp
Mar-Val Food Store in Valley Springs
Saturday, Nov. 21
SaveMart Foods in Angels Camp
Mar-Val Food Store in Valley Springs
For more information, call the
Food Bank at 209-754-1257

Food Bank Needs Students Not in School for Fire Relief

posted Sep 15, 2015, 4:18 PM by James Pesout

The Food Bank needs help the week of September 14th through 18th from CUSD students not in school.  Here is an opportunity for meaningful community service at a time when evacuees and fire victims need your help the most.  Please come to the Food Bank in San Andreas at 206 George Reed Road off Pool Station Rd. from 9 am until late afternoon to help gather, sort, and distribute foods for fire victims.  No need to call.  Just come out and help.  For more information, please contact Jeannie Hayward at 754-1257.  On behalf of the victims of the Butte Fire we thank you for your service.

Annual Moke River Cleanup: September 19th

posted Aug 27, 2015, 12:19 PM by James Pesout

The Foothill Conservancy is seeking volunteers for its annual Mokelumne River clean up on Sept. 19th.  The cleanup will be from 8:30 to noon in two locations: at Electra Bar close to Electra Road and the Highway 26 North Fork Mokelumne crossing.  Volunteers will pick up trash by the riverbanks and adjacent beaches.  A special prize will be awarded to the volunteer with the weirdest trash.  Volunteers must register in advance by visiting or by calling Carolyn Schooley at 223-3508.  Minors are welcome and encouraged but need to be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older.

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Mountain Ranch Day in the Park: Saturday, August 22nd

posted Aug 19, 2015, 6:52 PM by James Pesout

Mountain Ranch Day in the Park: Saturday, August 22nd

The Mountain Ranch Day in the Park Committee is looking for volunteers 16 years and older to help out at this event. The event is at the Mountain Ranch Park on Saturday, August 22nd from 10 am to 4 pm. Volunteers are needed from 7 am until 5 pm for parking cars, monitoring the bounce house, conducting family activities, serving food, and cleaning up. If you would be willing to help, please call Jim Pesout at 754-5543. Thank you for considering this community service.

Santa's Express Volunteer Opportunities

posted Sep 22, 2014, 3:29 PM by Resource Connection Food Bank

2014 Produce Days

posted Sep 9, 2014, 1:32 PM by Resource Connection Food Bank

The Resource Connection Food Bank is requesting volunteers for our 2014 Produce Days.  The Produce Days are held at The Resource Connection Food Bank every 2nd Friday of the month until October.  The last produce day of the year is October 10, 2014.  We need volunteers to sort and distribute the various fruits and vegetables that we receive the morning of the Produce Day.  The volunteers will need to be at the food bank at 8am to help with the sorting and bagging of produce and will need to stay until 12pm for the distribution.  With direct adult supervision, we can have minors as young as 16 volunteer.  If you have any questions, please call Marianne at the Food Bank (209)754-1257.

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