Opportunity Details

Senior Services, Health & Wellness
People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns
Collecting, Sorting & Packaging

Age Minimum (with Adult): 14+, Minimum Age:16+

FOOD: Fresh Market Distribution

As a volunteer, you'll support older adults in making healthy eating decisions and have the opportunity to interact with older adults and hear their stories.

College Avenue is proud to offer bi-monthly farmer's market to its older adult members to give them easier access to fresh produce. Volunteers are needed to help receive the delivery of produce from the Hand Up Youth Food Pantry at JFS, set up the display using burlap and wooden boxes, distribute the fresh produce and re-fill bins as needed.

The College Avenue Social Wellness Center is one of two thriving JFS older adult centers. Hundreds of participants enjoy daily meals, exercise classes, art classes, games, cultural programs, and live entertainment. This is a home away from home for many older adults.

Physical Requirements & Important Notes

  • Physical Ability: Ability to stand for the duration of the project and can lift bins that are 25-35 pounds.

  • Attire: Closed-toe shoes are required. If weather permits, this project will take place outside.

  • Bring: Sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses is recommended. 

About Jewish Family Service of San Diego

Jewish Family Service is a client-centered, impact-driven organization working to build a stronger, healthier, more resilient San Diego. Since 1918, Jewish Family Service of San Diego has been a trusted community resource for individuals and families in times of need.

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