Share a meal in Hayward!


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


Multiple locations all around HaywardHayward, CA 94541


This volunteer opportunity is for groups: Groups can sign up for this ongoing opportunity to host and serve a meal at one of our affordable housing sites located all throughout California. Build community by serving and sharing warm, nutritious family-style meals and spending time with with low-income senior, family or special-needs residents. Volunteer groups commit to a minimum of 4 meals at the same property and must purchase all supplies needed.


Volunteer group will plan a meal menu in consideration of total number of residents participating and their dietary restrictions. Purchase meal from restaurant/s. Deliver meal and all needed plates and utensils to site. Set the tables, serve food, sit and talk with residents and share the meal. Clean and clear community space on site, pack up all items brought.

Skills needed:

Some kitchen and serving experience preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a positive personality and demeanor. Able to approach and welcome all types of people.


Volunteer groups will have the opportunity to work closely together to problem solve, execute a fun event, spend time with new people, and help provide a healthy meal to low-income seniors or families.

Time commitment:

Volunteer groups generally commit to cooking and hosting a meal on site either one evening a quarter for one year, or once a month for four months.


  • Cooking / Catering
  • Event Management
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Flexible
  • Group size of 5-20

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