Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed at our SE Stark Street and N Thompson Street locations.

Warehouse & Event Volunteer Opportunities & Needs:

Food Pantry Greeters: Assist clients in the pantry by helping them navigate the shopping process, weigh food items, stock and tidy pantry shelves as necessary. Must be friendly, patient, non-judgmental, and comfortable interacting with people from diverse backgrounds with varying English language skills.  There are shifts Monday through Saturday.

Food Pantry Stockers: Assist the Sunshine Division by helping provide emergency food and clothing as well as providing excellent service to our clients. This position will help in packing boxes of food, stocking the food pantry, and interacting with clients in a positive manner. There are shifts Monday through Saturday.

Clothing Store Assistant: Responsible for assisting our clients through the clothing room using good customer service skills. This includes welcoming them, explaining how the clothing room works, assisting in their selections, and weighing and bagging their clothing. There are shifts Monday through Saturday.

Clothing Sorter: Sort through the clothing donated to Sunshine Division and hang up clothing in the clothing room when there are gaps on the racks. There are shifts Monday through Saturday.

Intern needs:

Client Services and Data Intern: Assist coordinator with checking in clients, enter client information into computer and consult with clients about needs, track daily data in database, and aid the coordinator in other office tasks. 2-3 days a week 8-12 hours.

Volunteer needs change regularly, please contact the volunteer coordinator for current opportunities.

Volunteer Application: Please print out and complete our Sunshine Division Volunteer Application 2018 to get started.

Send completed applications to us via:
email: volunteer@sunshinedivision.org or mail to: 687 N. Thompson Street, Portland, OR 97227
phone: 503-823-2197             fax: 503-823-2118


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