Volunteer

Get Involved in the Rescue

People who volunteer are the folks who make a community feel like a home. Aloha Harvest deeply appreciates the people who give their time to help us #FeedPeopleNotLandfills.   

All volunteers will receive an information packet, training and support. Volunteers can choose what frequency per week or month they’d like to help and can adjust their schedule as they wish/need.   

To get started, please read through the areas of need below and then fill out the Aloha Harvest Volunteer Application. We can’t wait to work with you! 

Farmerʻs Markets

Help Us Maintain an Established Presence

Locations/times:  

KCC Farmers Market 

Where: 4303 Diamond Head Rd., Honolulu 

When: Saturdays, 10-11:30am 

 

Blaisdell Farmers Market

Where: 777 Ward Ave, Honolulu 

When: Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm 

Volunteers may help with any or all of the following tasks: 

-Sit at the Aloha Harvest table w/ informational materials and talk to passersby, etc. 

-Walk around to participating vendors and pick up donated excess food at close of market. 

-After excess food has been gathered, record information on vendor names, poundage of donations, product mix, etc.  

-Drive the donated food to a nearby Aloha Harvest Partner Agency. 

-Become a Lead Volunteer who is able to train/help manage new volunteers

Help Us Pioneer Presence at a New Market

Locations/times:  

Kailua Town Farmerʻs Market

Where: Pali Lanes/120 Hekili St., Kailua 

When: Sundays, 10:30am-12:15pm 

 

Mililani Farmerʻs Market

Where: 95-1200 Meheula Pkwy, Mililani 

When: Sundays, 10am-Noon 

Volunteers may help with any or all of the following tasks: 

-Is there a farmers market not listed that you live near and you think we should pioneer? Let us know! 

-Introduce Aloha Harvest to new vendors and ask if they’d like to begin donating their excess food at close of market. 

Sit at the Aloha Harvest table w/ informational materials and talk to passersby, etc. 

-Walk around to participating vendors and pick up donated excess food at close of market. 

-After excess food has been gathered, record information on vendor names, poundage of donations, product mix, etc.  

-Drive the donated food to a nearby Aloha Harvest Partner Agency. 

-Become a Lead Volunteer who is able to train/help manage new volunteers.  

On-Call Food Rescue

Volunteers can help with any or all of the following: 
Become a food rescue hero and help us by picking up excess food in your own car and delivering it to a nearby Partner Agency. These requests usually occur when there is food that needs to be picked up outside of our staff’s normal hours of operation or if they are overloaded on a certain day.  
Help us test out our new crowdsourcing food rescue app, `aiRescue. Think Uber but for food rescue. We need volunteers who will help us test and work out the bugs on this awesome new technology, which Aloha Harvest plans to officially launch to the public in 2020. 
-Become a Lead Volunteer who is able to train/help manage new volunteers.  

Help Out in the Office

Where: Aloha Harvest office

3599 Waialae Ave. # 23, Honolulu 

When: Normal office hours are

Mon-Fri   9am-5pm 

Volunteers may help with any or all of the following tasks: 

Help generate food donation receipts for food donors 

Research/data collection/analysis 

-Graphics/social media content creation  

-Writing in various capacities  

-Filing, labeling, shredding  

-Become a Lead Volunteer who is able to train/help manage new volunteers. 

Bring YOUR Unique Skills to the Table!

Volunteers can help with any or all of the following: 

Become a food rescue hero and help us by picking up excess food in your own car and delivering it to a nearby Partner Agency. These requests usually occur when there is food that needs to be picked up outside of our staff’s normal hours of operation or if they are overloaded on a certain day.  

Help us test out our new crowdsourcing food rescue app, `aiRescue. Think Uber but for food rescue. We need volunteers who will help us test and work out the bugs on this awesome new technology, which Aloha Harvest plans to officially launch to the public in 2020. 

-Become a Lead Volunteer who is able to train/help manage new volunteers.  

More Opportunities

Ride-along with our drivers, help only with special events like fundraisers, or train to become a general advocate for Aloha Harvest. Submit your application and find out more by clicking the button below!