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Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with Food Literacy Center. As a small, start-up nonprofit, we rely on our wonderful watercress volunteers to deliver food literacy programming to low income kids throughout Sacramento. 

What will I do?

We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for whatever interest you may have, with or without kids. There is something for everyone!

We have opportunities in the classroom, in the community & in the libraries. 

We teach cooking and nutrition to kids in 8 different schools each week, and deliver food literacy programming in library programs throughout the Sacramento region. Additionally, we have opportunities to go out and spread our message of healthy eating at various community events.

How do I sign up to volunteer?

Fill out the New Volunteer Form to learn more & start volunteering with Food Literacy Center! Volunteer opportunities are posted on a sign-up page for volunteers to select from after completing a phone call with the volunteer coordinator.

How am I notified of volunteer opportunities?

Volunteers receive bi-weekly e-mails with upcoming volunteer opportunities and program updates. 

Volunteer Policy

Food Literacy Center carries out programs in the community because of our wonderful and committed volunteers. Volunteers are responsible for finding their own replacements for any last minute changes. Please inform us of any volunteer changes as soon as possible.

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