Volunteer With Us!

St. Vincent de Paul operates a Free Dining Room, Free Medical Clinic, Free Emergency Food Pantry, Workforce Development Program, Daytime Homeless Shelter and two Thrift Stores. Find out how you can donate your time below:

Volunteer Opportunities Available includes:

Thrift Store

Thrift Store Assistant: Shifts of 3-4 hours are available Monday-Saturday, providing general assistance and merchandising to optimize store displays of clothing, furniture and household goods. (Pleasant Hill, Brentwood, or Pittsburg).

Thrift Store Sorter: Shifts of 3-4 hours are available Monday-Saturday, providing assistance with the receipt, sorting and organizing of donated clothing and household goods. (Pleasant Hill, Brentwood, or Pittsburg).

Family Resource Center

Family Resource Center Food Pantry/General Volunteer: Shifts of 3-4 hours are available Monday-Friday, 9:30 am-4:30 pm, providing assistance in answering help desk phone calls, assembling food bags, and assisting with general office activities. (Pittsburg).


RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul: Medical Professionals and Social Workers are needed to provide free medical care to uninsured patients.  Primary Care Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, Health Educators and Social Workers provide services on Wednesdays, 4:00 pm-8:00 pm and every other Saturday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm.  Bilingual assistance is especially needed in serving the patients that receive treatment at the Free Medical Clinic, located in the St. Vincent de Paul Family Resource Center-Pittsburg.  Contact Clinic Administrator at pittsburg@rotacarebayarea.org (Pittsburg).


Workforce Development Mentor: One-on-one mentorship of individual enrolled in the St. Vincent de Paul Workforce Development Program, (WFD). WFD participants have backgrounds that may include incarceration, addiction and/or homelessness. Financial literacy, conflict resolution, and professional skills mentorship may be included in volunteer services provided.

Workforce Development Program Business-to-Business Development: Promote job opportunities for Workforce Development Program graduates within the business community.

Communications/Marketing Expertise: Providing professional expertise in marketing/communications for all St. Vincent de Paul projects; i.e. newsletters, press releases, brochures, etc. Attendance at Communications Committee once per quarter and adjunct assistance with specific projects.

Thrift Store Management Assistance: Mentoring/assisting the Thrift Store Managers, (Pleasant Hill and/or Pittsburg), to improve operations at stores, increase sales, enhance displays, etc.


Corporate Activities:  These activities can be conducted away from the St. Vincent de Paul Family Resource Center, but directly impact our programs:

  • Food Drives for our food pantries
  • Clothing Drives for our Free clothing programs
  • Turkey Drives at Thanksgiving/Christmas
  • Hygiene Product Collections
  • Vehicle Donation to St. Vincent de Paul