Thursday Evening Meal Preparation and Serving


Cause Areas


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


316 N OakNewton, KS 67114
Volunteer Jean Hicks
After each support group meal, leftovers are packaged for families to take home.


Purpose of Assignment:

  • You will be preparing a meal for Harvey County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assualt Safehouse Support Group on Thursday evenings.


  • Prepare a meal for around 30 families.

  • Serve meal to family cafeteria style.

  • Package food for families to take home

  • Clean kitchen after meal (checklist in place)

  • Make sure all families get a box with food to take home.

  • Maintain a professional and courteous attitude to all staff and families.

Training & Supervision:

  • Attends general volunteer orientation

  • Completes support group orientation which includes training on the following items: location of supplies and overview of the facility.

  • Supervision conducted by designated staff or volunteer

Time commitment

  • Thursday evening meal preparation begins at 3:30
  • Thursday evening meal is served at 5 pm

  • Clean up and packaging of food begins at 6:45 pm

  • "Take home" meal pick up is at 7:30

  • Volunteers and Staff leave by 8 pm

Skills requirement:

  • Ability to practice safe kitchen standards.

  • Ability to take directions and willingness to learn.

  • Must be able to relate in a non-judgmental manner with individuals and groups within a wide range of problem areas.

  • Must be able to handle emergency and crisis situations.

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Special Licenses, Diplomas, Certifications or Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a criminal record check.


  • Cooking / Catering
  • Food & Beverage Services

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week

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