Volunteer

PLEASE KNOW THAT DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC:

  • Sunshine Division has suspended all volunteer activities.  We miss our wonderful volunteers and we look forward to the time when volunteering can be safely resumed.  Sunshine Division staff are monitoring the situation and will be in contact with volunteers when the time comes.  Thank you, volunteers, for your patience and dedication!

For further questions related to volunteering, please email: andrew@sunshinedivision.org

Individuals and Families

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We encourage individuals and families to volunteer with the Sunshine Division.  From volunteering at an event to packing emergency food boxes in our warehouse, volunteers play a vital role in the success of our organization. To work in our active warehouse, children volunteering need to be 14 years old for safety reasons.

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@sunshinedivision.org for more information and to schedule a volunteer opportunity

Corporate and Community Groups

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Volunteering at the Sunshine Division is a great team-building experience for groups of various sizes. Whether you are a large corporation or a small club, your group will work together on a hands-on project that helps families in the Portland area. We ask that groups not exceed 20 people based on our space and staffing limitations.

We can almost always accommodate groups that want to volunteer.  Activities vary based on current needs – packing emergency food boxes, sorting food, sorting clothing even painting projects. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@sunshinedivision.org for more information and to schedule a volunteer opportunity for your group.  Please contact the Sunshine Division at least a month in advance.  Group volunteering can happen almost anytime, including weekends.

Volunteering at Events

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The Sunshine Division organizes several food and fundraising events in the community throughout the year. Volunteers play a key role in making these events run smoothly. Events are varied and include; concerts, food drives, community partnership nights, golf tournaments, and auctions.

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@sunshinedivision.org for more information and to schedule a volunteer opportunity

Volunteering in the Warehouse

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If you are looking for a regular opportunity, at either our SE Stark Street or N Thompson Street locations, during our business hours Monday through Saturday, please contact us; possibilities include working in our clothing room, handing food out to clients, sorting food, and more. We conduct background checks on all volunteers who will be in our warehouse.

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@sunshinedivision.org for more information and to schedule a volunteer opportunity

Food

Monday - Friday:
9:30 to 11:00am &
12:30pm to 3:30pm

Saturday:
9:00am to 1:00pm

Food

Tuesday – Friday
9:30am to 11:00am
12:30pm to 3:30pm

Saturday:
9:00am to 1:00pm

COVID-19 Update: We remain open at both locations for clients to continue receiving emergency food boxes near the outside entrances. For our hours and locations, visit our "Get Help" page.

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