Florence House Soup Kitchen

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About Florence House
Florence House is Preble Street's women's shelter and Housing First facility in Portland, ME. In partnership with Avesta Housing, Florence House is both an emergency overnight shelter serving women in Portland, and a long-term housing facility, with 25 housing-first units located on the premises.

Florence House's soup kitchen serves more than 50 women three meals per day. We are currently seeking volunteers to to help prep and serve these meals to the women in our community. As a volunteer, you'll help keep the kitchen clean and organized; cook delicious food; serve the women of Florence House, and engage with a vast network of dedicated volunteers.


  • Must to 21 years of age or older
  • Must commit to an ongoing weekly shift for a minimum of 3 months
Shift Times and Availability
  • Breakfast: 7:45-10am
  • Lunch: 10:30am-1:30pm
  • Dinner: 4:30-7:30pm
Shifts in need of the most help! While we have openings on all shifts, the following are our top priority.
  • Saturday Lunches
  • Saturday Dinners
  • Sunday Lunches
  • Sunday Dinners
  • Friday Dinners
  • Friday Lunches
  • Weekday breakfasts
To apply, follow the link below and fill out the online application! Be sure to indicate in the notes that you are interested in volunteering at Florence House. Include which shifts you're available to fill!

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  • Must commit to an ongoing weekly shift for a minim
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