Serve Meals with Love to Seniors

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ORGANIZATION: Project Open Hand

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At Project Open Hand, we rely on more than 125 volunteers every day to help prepare, package and deliver meals with love. Community Nutrition Program volunteers tasks will vary depending on the needs of the meal site. These tasks include plating food in the kitchen, serving clients their meals, dishwashing and maintaining the cleanliness of the meal site.

Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age
  • TB test required
  • Reliability and consistency
  • Able to work well with others
  • Comfortable interacting with a culturally diverse population
  • Previous experience working with developmentally disabled preferred

Time Commitment

  • Weekly
  • Monday - Thursday
  • 10:00am - 1:00pm

Guidelines

  • Dress and groom appropriately by wearing close-toed shoes, pants, and a shirt with sleeves
  • Wear vinyl gloves and proper hair coverage
  • It is critical to ensure volunteers properly wash their hands before putting on glovesand immediately after removing them
  • Always change glovesif the gloves are ripped, torn, contaminated, or if you are switching to a different task

1 Shift

  • 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Monday -Thursday
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Project Open Hand

Location:

730 Polk St;;, San Francisco, CA 94109, US

Mission Statement

Project Open Hand provides food and nourishment to improve the quality of life for the men, women and children it serves. Project Open Hand programs include: meal, grocery and nutrition counseling for people with symptomatic HIV and AIDS; congregate lunch and nutrition education for people over 60 years of age; meal service for homebound and critically ill people under the age of 60. Services are available to eligible clients living in San Francisco and Alameda counties.

Description

Founded in 1985, Project Open Hand is a nonprofit organization that provides meals with love to critically ill neighbors and seniors. Our food is like medicine, helping clients recover from illness, get stronger, and lead healthier lives.

Every day, we prepare 2,500 nutritious meals and provide 200 bags of healthy groceries to help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or the health challenges of aging. We serve San Francisco and Oakland, engaging more than 125 volunteers daily to nourish our community.

CAUSE AREAS

Hunger
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Hunger, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Multiple locations San Francisco, CA 94107

(37.76183,-122.39859)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • weekly, once
  • - Proof of COVID Vaccine required - Masks or cloth face coverings are required. - Each volunteer must complete the Volunteer COVID-19 Screening Acknowledgement Form.

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