• A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 64 people are interested

Senior Nutrition Sites need your help. Do you like to work with food & fun people? (Palo Alto)

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 64 people are interested

La Comida is a Senior Nutrition Program designed to help seniors live healthier, and vibrant lives through good nutrition and friendship. We are located in Palo Alto serving lunch Monday through Friday. Most volunteers help out 1 day per week between 10:00 to12:30 helping to set up the dining room and serve the lunch at our South Palo Alto site or 11:15 to 12:15 at our downtown (to-go meal)site. Our meals are currently served a as either Grab & Go (only at our downtown First United Methodist site) or dine in our dining room located at Stevenson House in South Palo Alto. We serve seniors from the community over the age of 60 in a social setting. Protective masks and gloves supplied. All clients must were masks to be served.
This is a great volunteer job for seniors ,high schoolers during their breaks or parents with school aged child (volunteer 1 day a week while your child is in school).Volunteering is a great way for retirees wanting to stay active and give back to your community. Meet people and make friends. There are a variety of positions available. Please note that we do require our volunteers to be currently COVID vaccinated.
For more info call or email to: LaComidavolunteers@gmail.com GOOD OPORTUNITY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DURING THE SUMMER BREAK!!
Call 650 322 3742; best times to call 9-11am or 2-4:00 pm
Additional opportunities available afternoons a few hours a week working in office helping with filings.
Please call to inquire.
Check out our website at www.Lacomida.org to see what we do.

2 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    This opportunity is in South Palo Alto location. Lunch service is Monday-Friday(1x per wk.) Great for seniors or parents of school aged children.
  • 11:15 AM to 12:15 AM
    Morning and Lunchtime volunteer opportunity; Mondays through Fridays only; Great volunteer opportunity for Seniors. Most volunteers come 1x per week.
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455 E CHARLESTON ROAD, Palo Alto, CA 94306, US

Mission Statement

La Comida is dedicated to enriching the lives of older adults by providing appetizing, nutritious, and affordable meals served in a cheerful and attractive setting. La Comida diners also enjoy the opportunity to socialize and connect to activities and resources that promote healthy aging.


La Comida is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of adults over 60 by providing 3 key benefits:

  • Nutritious and affordable meals
  • Opportunities to socialize and be part of a community
  • Connections to activities and services offered by non-profit partners.
La Comida serves a diverse population of seniors from all walks of life.

Our main volunteer programs are Monday-Friday 9:30am-12:45 p.m. Volunteers play an integral and essential role in welcoming and serving seniors. Volunteers work in small teams along with other volunteers and dedicated staff.

Lunch is served Monday-Friday 11:45 am - 12:15 pm at a site in downtown Palo Alto (located 625 Hamilton Center) and at our South Palo Alto dinning room at Stevenson House 455 East Charleston Road, Palo Alto. 94306

All seniors are welcomed regardless of inability or failure to pay. A $3 voluntary contribution is welcomed from adults 60 and over; $8 for their guests under 60. La Comida receives partial funding from the City of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, State of California and federal government as well as donations, all in efforts to support our mission.

La Comida has been serving seniors in the communityfor over 50 years since start in1972.

La Comida values volunteers' talents and energy, and strives to offer a rewarding and enjoyable volunteer experience.


Community, Hunger, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts


Multiple locations Palo Alto, CA 94306



  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Food Service
  • Administrative Support


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • We would like a commitment of at least 2 months with the exception of student on school breaks.

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