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Volunteer in the Food Shift Kitchen!

17-03-15_pepper prep2The Food Shift Kitchen, located at the Alameda Point Collaborative (APC)  is thriving! Demand for our services is increasing and we need all hands on deck to make our mission possible. Volunteers are instrumental to our program and we would love for you to join us!

Volunteers assist with everything from sorting, cleaning, cutting, peeling, zesting, and packaging meals. Learn and practice valuable knife skills and kitchen safety protocols under the direction of trained Food Shift culinary team members.

Volunteers must be 18 years or older. Come dressed comfortably with closed-toed, non-slip shoes and a hair tie if needed. No prior kitchen prep experience is necessary.

Weekly Schedule:

Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

*The shift includes a vegetarian lunch to enjoy with the team!


The Food Shift Kitchen is located at the Alameda Point Collaborative at 677 West Ranger Ave, Alameda CA 94501. Directions to the Food Shift Kitchen can be found on our Contact page.

If you are interested in rolling up your sleeves, volunteering, and learning more about what it takes to keep our social enterprise humming then please fill out our Volunteer Intake Form or email to schedule a day to join us in the kitchen. Please consider joining us and spread the word!

All volunteers will need to fill out a waiver, found here.  Please complete, sign, and email the volunteer form to before arriving.

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