Help Us Create A More Equitable Health System

We've partnered with The Color of Care documentary from Executive Producer Oprah Winfrey -- streaming now on the Smithsonian Channel. Learn more below and find ways to get involved today.
Read More
  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 4 people are interested
 

Meal Delivery Assistance Volunteers (Summer & Year-Round)

Save to Favorites

ORGANIZATION: United Jewish Council of the East Side, Inc.

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 4 people are interested
Image_202010281328

Join compassionate people and deliver nutritious meals to New Yorkers in need.

The United Jewish Council of the East Side (UJCES) works to support the Lower East Side and wider NYC community through a wide range of human services and community development programs.

UJCES volunteers are essential to our mission as we serve the community. With families spread out or non-existent, long-time residents of the Lower East Side don't have family they can count on for the help they need. UJCES supports our neighbors with food assistance including delivered meals.

DETAILS:

Meal Delivery Assistance Volunteers assist the team at UJCES's Adult Luncheon Club on-site, as well as on walking deliveries to clients. As a volunteer, you will help organize and deliver food. Tasks include:

  • Assist with unloading food from a truck and bringing items inside the Adult Luncheon Club
  • Help count, organize and pack meals into carts
  • Accompany a team member on walking routes to transport and deliver meals to clients (group volunteers will split up during routes)

No experience is necessary, and training is provided on site. Carts are provided for easy walking transport; you may bring a personal grocery cart if desired, although not required.

Volunteer shifts take place rain or shine, and involve walking within approximately 30 minutes of the UJCES site. Some delivery routes involve accompanying team members on multiple trips from the UJCES site. UJCES practices recommended social distancing and safety protocols related to COVID-19.

DATE & TIME:

We are looking for volunteers who are available from 9:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., on Mondays, Wednesdays, and/or Fridays.

SUMMER 2022:

Volunteers planning to only serve during summer are encouraged to serve two shifts weekly, for at least two months, as long as shifts are available.

HOW TO SIGN UP:

Join the UJCES team! You can sign up on your own, or with a group of friends, family, or coworkers (group of 3 maximum each day, unless otherwise noted). Please complete an online application form at ujceastside.org/volunteer-nyc. You must be 18+ years old to volunteer.

3 More opportunities with United Jewish Council of the East Side, Inc.

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}
More
Opportunities

About United Jewish Council of the East Side, Inc.

Location:

465 Grand Street, Floor 4, New York, NY 10002, US

Mission Statement

UJCES services as a coordinating body of neighborhood, secular, civic and fraternal organizations. Formed in 1971 by neighborhood leaders and residents, UJCES works to preserve and stabilize the Lower East Side of Manhattan community through the provision of a wide range of human services and community development programs. While the majority or programs are oriented to the needs of seniors, UJCES also operates a wide range of programs for families and children.

Description

With families fraying, spread out, or non-existent, a substantial portion of long-time residents of the Lower East Side doesn’t have family they can count on for the help they need.

UJCES fills that gap with services such as home health care aides, food assistance programs, social services, and senior centers.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Community, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

UJC Adult Luncheon Club15-17 Willett Street/Bialystoker PlaceNew York, NY 10002

(40.71351,-73.98594)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers can spend one shift or many years in service to our community. Summer 2022: Volunteers planning to only serve during summer are encouraged to serve two shifts weekly, for at least two months, as long as shifts are available.
  • Task involves delivering to clients around the Lower East Side/Lower Manhattan; volunteers should be willing to walk outdoors. You must be 18+ years old to volunteer in this role.

Report this opportunity