The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Project Open Hand’s mission is to nourish and engage our community by providing meals with love to the sick and the elderly. Distribution volunteers will help deliver nutritious meals with love - along with a smile and "hello" - to clients in Project Open Hand’s Wellness program.
Volunteers assist with packing out and delivering meals to homebound clients outside of the Tenderloin Neighborhood using their personal vehicle. Volunteers often help pack the meals in food-safe travel packs prior to beginning their delivery.
The volunteer driver must be a fully licensed and insured in the state of California and have a good working knowledge of the city streets and/or the ability to read provided maps and directions. Volunteers must have a safe and registered vehicle in good working order.
At least eighteen (18) years of age, twelve (12) years of age with adult supervision.
TB test required.
Driver’s license required.
Volunteers must be able to climb several flights of stairs.
Able to work well with others and comfortable interacting with a culturally diverse population.
Time Commitment: Weekly,
Monday - Friday 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Dress Code: Please note that this is an outdoor opportunity; Layers are encouraged.