Community Meal Assistant


Cause Areas


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


Greater HartfordHartford, CT 06106
Help Provide a Warm Meal to Hartford Residents!


Community Meal Assistant

Initiative: Beyond the Basics

Impact area: Basic needs (food, clothing and housing)

Location(s): Hartford, CT

Hours: Weekend mornings

Desired level of commitment: Once per month, 3 hours

Duration: Year-round

Age requirement: Any age

Tasks may include:
* Lifting, carrying, setting up and taking down tables and supplies
* Handing out food
* Stocking food stations
* Cleaning up
* Greeting and interacting with community members

In order to volunteer, you should be:
* A registered UAServe volunteer (you will have a chance to register if you haven't already)
* Willing to attend an orientation prior to volunteering
* Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
*Accompanied by a parent or guardian if under 16
* Reliable
* Patient
* Friendly
* Flexible
* Open to engaging with people who are facing mental health or substance-abuse struggles
* Open to engaging with people who are facing homelessness
* Spanish-speaking skills a plus

A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.


  • Cooking / Catering
  • Food Service

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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