Want to see what Second Harvest is all about?

Volunteer with us!

When you volunteer with Second Harvest, you are giving more than just your time. You are providing an opportunity for those in the community to have access to needed, quality goods. And you will see first hand how donations are redeemed for dollars.


Before you come in, check out our new Volunteer Training Video!

We have several shifts daily to accommodate your schedule. Click the “VOLUNTEER” button to schedule your next volunteer shift with us!

Group Volunteering

We love to partner with church groups, civic organizations, corporations and would love to host your group for a shift or a day of volunteering at Second Harvest. Please email us at info@secondharvestthrift.com so we can create a positive experience for your organization or group.

Frequently Asked Volunteer Questions

Shifts are generally 2 hours in length. We have a 9-11 AM and a 11-1 PM shift Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday each week. If you would like to volunteer outside of these normal volunteer hours, please contact us at info@secondharvestthrift.com.

There are many different volunteer roles at the store. You may find yourself accepting donations and sorting them in the Workshop or you may be organizing and displaying items on the sales floor. We will assist in finding the best job for you.

Individuals must be at least 14 years old to volunteer at Second Harvest; however, younger volunteers accompanied by an adult are welcome. Each volunteer experience will be crafted to match your age and ability.

We recommend that you wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty and ask that you wear closed-toe shoes. We have aprons available for our volunteers. Also consider that you might find yourself on the sales floor, so dressing in a way that is appropriate for customer interaction.

Parking for our Volunteers is located at the corner of 8th and Clay at the Sharpsburg Family Worship Center.