To volunteer at this event, you MUST sign up here: https://onebrick.org/node/2305680
Help prepare and package meals for critically ill clients across the Greater Boston Area.WHAT WE'LL BE DOING:
Help prepare and package meals tailored meals for greater Boston's critically ill. This is anything from washing, peeling and chopping vegetables to packaging soups, salads, entrees and desserts.WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:
You will be helping to prepare and package meals for our critically-ill neighbors who have weakened immune systems. Safe food handling, sanitation and wellness are top priority. All members of the team who are volunteering need to be 100% healthy. You CANNOT volunteer at Community Servings if you have experienced a fever, diarrhea, a persistent cough or runny nose in the last 24 hours. Please come in comfortable clothes and shoes. Everyone needs to wear either pants or a long skirt, shoes that cover and protect the feet and a shirt that has at least a t-shirt length sleeve. Leggings, shorts, pajama pants, hospital scrubs, short skirts, flats, ripped jeans and capris are not allowed in the kitchen. Your head will need to be covered. You can bring a baseball hat or Community Servings will provide a hairnet. An apron will be provided but spills and stains can happen. Remember, if you are not dressed appropriately you will not be able to volunteer!
Please note that the Event Manager will send all volunteers a waiver via email that must be completed prior to the event.
NOTE: Unfortunately this event is not wheelchair accessible and is not suitable for individuals who are deaf or blind. We do our best to ensure as many events as possible are accessible. The nonprofit can accommodate volunteers who can do light lifting, counting, and sorting. If you have specific questions in this area, please contact the event manager.WHERE TO MEET:
Event Manager will send in more details as even gets closer.
Check in with the Event Manager at Community Servings
Utilizing Google Maps is the best way to get to the event. Community Servings (18 Marbury Terrace, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130) is located a short walk off of the Stony Brook T station on the Orange Line.COMMUNITY SERVINGS: Community Servings is a not-for-profit food and nutrition program providing services throughout Massachusetts to individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses. We give our clients, their dependent families, and caregivers appealing, nutritious meals, and send the message to those in greatest need that someone cares. Our goals are to help our clients maintain their health and dignity and preserve the integrity of their families through free, culturally appropriate, home-delivered meals, nutrition education, and other community programs.
- Cooking / Catering
- Food Delivery / Distribution
- Food Service
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 21
- 2 hrs
- Must sign up here: https://onebrick.org/node/2305680