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SLO Food Bank

Coalition of San Luis Obispo County

FAQ

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How old do you have to be to volunteer? Are there other requirements?

To volunteer at the warehouse, you must be at least 16 years old and complete a volunteer application. 

Can I do my required service hours at the Food Bank?

Yes, we welcome those who need to volunteer to satisfy a school or court requirement. If your hours are court-ordered, you'll need to complete court-ordered volunteer application. If you're over 18, you will need to go through a consulting agency

Where are your warehouses?

We have two warehouse:

Paso Robles (Main Office)
2212 Golden Hill Road
(805) 238-4664

Oceano
1820 Railroad Road
(805) 481-4652

What are your hours?

We are open Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 3 PM. 

I have some time constraints. Can you accommodate my schedule?

Generally, we like volunteers to work four or more hours at a time. But we understand that people have school, work and other responsibilities. We will work with you as much as possible to accommodate your needs.

What should I wear?

Wear weather appropriate clothing that you can get dirty. Closed-toed shoes are required.

What will I be doing?

We have a wide variety of tasks you can do in the warehouse, from sorting and stocking food to driving a truck. 


Have more questions? Give us a call in Paso Robles at (805) 238-4664 or in Oceano at (805) 481-4652.