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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Mills Peninsula Senior Focus1720 El Camino Real, Ste. 10Burlingame, CA 94010


About

Samaritan House is a private non-profit organization providing services to help meet the essential daily needs of over 12,000 low-income people within San Mateo County. They provide an interim "safety net" for individuals and families in need while ultimately helping them move toward self-sufficiency. With the help of over 3,000 volunteers, they provide food, clothing, shelter, health care, worker resources, and counseling services all free of charge to their clients.

****In this listing there are six different opportunities please list which volunteer position you are interested in at time of inquiry.****

Bread Basket Volunteer: Drive to various stores/vendors to pick up food donations; deliver donations to Kitchen/Food Pantry for distribution. Requirements: must be at least 18 years old; licensed, insured driver; sign a liability waiver form; drive own vehicle. Commitment: 1 morning pick-up shift per week; 6 months. Location: various.

Food Pantry Volunteer: Unload, sort and stock donated food items; pack individual bags of grocery items for distribution to clients; greet clients and fill voucher orders. Requirements: must be able to move and lift up to 20 pounds; respectful and welcoming of clients; protective of clients' privacy Location: San Mateo.

Mobile Meals Volunteer: Pick up prepared meals at Kitchen and deliver to list of designated individuals. Requirements: must be at least 18 years old; sign a liability waiver form; be licensed, insured driver; drive own vehicle Commitment: 1 late afternoon shift per week; 6 months. Location: San Mateo.

Dining Room Volunteer: Set up and serve food to clients; package meals to be picked up; clean up Requirements: must be able to sit and stand for periods of time; be respectful and welcoming of clients; protective of clients' privacy. Commitment: 1 shift per week; 6 months Location: Dining Room, Westside Church of God San Mateo.

Kitchen Volunteer: Assist with food preparation; sort, peel, cut vegetables; make sandwiches; various tasks as needed. Requirements: must be able to sit and stand for periods of time; use kitchen utensils (knives, paring tools, etc.) Commitment: 1 morning shift / week; 3 months Location: San Mateo.

Kitchen Assistance Volunteer: Saturdays Assist Samaritan House staff person with receipt and preparation of food donations; peel, cut vegetables and other food items; wrap bread, etc. Requirements: Must be able to stand and move for period of 3 hours; must be at least 18 years old or be accompanied by parent. Commitment: 2 shifts per month; 6 months

****In this listing there are six different opportunities please list which volunteer position you are interested in at time of inquiry.****

Skills

  • Transportation
  • People Skills
  • Nutrition
  • Food Service
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
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