Friends in Deed

Volunteer at Friends in Deed


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Friends In Deed. Volunteers are the life-force behind our organization.  They support our lean staff in assisting our clients, providing services and helping our organization run smoothly.  Whatever your passion is, we want to give it a home here at Friends In Deed!


Norma’s Nook is currently seeking volunteers to help with the following:

  • Two Volunteer Drivers.  One to take clothing donations from Friends In Deed to our two satellite locations, and one to drive clothing between our two satellite locations. Both satellite locations are in Pasadena – Allen Ave Storage (234 Allen Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106) and First United Methodist Church Pasadena (500 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena).  Volunteers must have a valid Driver’s License, their own insurance, and their own car. Ability to lift up to 20 lbs and be willing to load and unload vehicle is required.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Program Manager Jane Armbruster, at (626) 797-2402 or


If you are interested in one of the Food Pantry volunteering opportunities or have general questions about volunteering in the Food Pantry, please contact the Food Pantry Director, Tim Nistler, at (626) 797-6072 or email  If you are interested in The Women’s Room, please contact The Women’s Room Director, Marlene Martinez, at (626) 797-2402 or  If you are interested in volunteering in Norma’s Nook (clothing program), please contact Program Manager Jane Armbruster, at (626) 797-2402 or  All other volunteer opportunities or interests should be directed to our Executive Director, Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater, at (626) 797-2402 or