Pack hot meals for Saint Paul seniors on a weekly basis each Tues, Wed or Fri

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ORGANIZATION: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

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Join our hardworking Meals on Wheels team to heat, pack and prepare meals for delivery to older adults and people with limited mobility in the Saint Paul area as a Hot Meal Packer! After you pack participants’ bags, volunteer drivers get these meals directly into the hands of local recipients. There is also the option to help setup the room for frozen meal packing activities. This independent role requires strong attention to detail and flexibility to help with various tasks during down time. We're seeking volunteers for a weekly shift with Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday option from 8:45-10:30 a.m.

Responsibilities:

  • Warm meals in our oven.
  • Follow detailed packing instructions to ensure outgoing meals match each participant’s dietary needs/preferences.
  • Pack meals in thermal bags according to route.
  • Label bags and reorganize supplies.
  • Other administrative or organizational tasks as time allows during breaks from other responsibilities.

Benefits to volunteering:

  • Have a direct impact on your local community members by packing food tailored to their requests.
Qualifications:
  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to interact with and assist people of varying backgrounds, cultures and identities, including race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, ability, gender, gender expression, religion, etc.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or negligible amount frequently.
  • Ability to meet the time commitments outlined below.
  • Complete a criminal background check (Wilder covers the cost).
  • Highly respectful of confidentiality.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
Timing and location:
  • Total time requirement: Minimum 3-month commitment to this weekly role.
  • Day of the week: Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays
  • Time of the day: 8:45-10:30am
  • Site: 941 Lafond Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104

Learn more:

  • Contact Paige Stein at volunteer@wilder.org or call 651-280-2460.
  • Applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of color, multilingual speakers, all genders, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged.

1 Shift

  • 08:45 AM to 10:30 AM
    Serve on a weekly basis. Minimum 3-month commitment.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Location:

451 Lexington Parkway North, Saint Paul, MN 55104, US

Mission Statement

Wilder is a collective force for social good that works to see all people thrive. We champion stability and wellness through direct services, advocacy, and research.

Description

The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation (Wilder) is a nonprofit community organization that creates lasting, positive change rooted in people through direct services, research and community building. We combine knowledge, compassion and action to improve lives today and for generations to come.

Wilder has been dedicated to improving people's lives and well-being for over a century. Over time, we've evolved and enhanced our services to meet the changing needs of our community. However, our unwavering commitment to creating positive outcomes for children, families and communities remains the same.

Wilder is a nonprofit health and human services organization that has served the greater Saint Paul, MN area since 1906. Wilder is not a grant-making foundation, but a public charity as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Seniors
Community, Hunger, Seniors

WHEN

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

WHERE

941 Lafond AveSt. Paul, MN 55104

(44.96096,-93.13992)
 

SKILLS

  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Serve on a weekly basis from 8:45-10:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Friday

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