Volunteer Application

Requirements to volunteer

We operate each Thursday.


  • 9:30am-12pm
  • 12pm-2pm
  • 1pm-4pm
  • 2pm-6:30pm
  • 4pm-6pm

We are located at 2525 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido



  • Ability to lift up to 20-25lbs.
  • Knowledge that this is a very physical job.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Prolonged exposure to extreme heat and outdoor sun at times.
  • Manual labor type work.
  • Exposure to possible allergens.
  • Will require close-toed shoes.
  • Volunteers are expected to provide their own adequate sun protection i.e. hat, visor, sunscreen.
  • MTA is not responsible for personal items. Please do not bring items of value to the facility.
  • All volunteers must follow proper safety protocols while operating, moving or handling equipment
  • All supplies used during a shift must be returned to MTA at the end of the workday.
  • Persons with a history of back problems or health issues must be aware all work is very physical.
  • You may not volunteer if you have had any cold/flu-like symptoms within the last two weeks.
  • All volunteers are expected to conduct themselves in a professional, respectful and kind manner.
  • Bullying, shaming or aggressive behaviors will not be allowed.
  • No video or pictures of operations or of fellow volunteers may be taken or posted without MTA consent.
  • MTA reserves the right to refuse help from volunteers or send them home without warning should they not follow MTA codes of conduct.
  • Volunteers understand that they are working on a no-payment basis.
  • No monetary gains will be permitted from being a volunteer of MTA.
  • MTA is a non-profit. We are not affiliated with any other group.
  • All volunteers will be required to sign waiver of liability prior to volunteering with MTA.

Register as a Volunteer