Community Meal at the Hope Center

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ORGANIZATION: Insight Housing


Insight Housing (formerly Berkeley Food & Housing Project) has served a free daily meal to the community since 1970. Join in this tradition in our brand new location - the Hope Center - at 2012 Berkeley Way!

We need volunteers to serve meals Monday-Friday from 2:30-4:30. We have 50-100 visitors on a daily basis. Volunteer tasks include serving meals, packing lunches for our women's shelter and respite program, and light cleaning after community meal concludes at 4 pm.

If you are interested in volunteering please follow these steps below:

1.Complete Microsoft Form here:

2. You will receive an email from the Volunteer Coordinator confirming they have received your application with a list of available orientation dates.

3. Reviewing orientation materials is mandatory for ALL volunteers.

4. When orientation requirement is complete, Volunteer Coordinator will follow up with documents that need to be completed before first volunteer shift: volunteer waiver, confidentiality agreement, child and elder abuse agreement and the volunteer handbook.

5. After forms are finalized, Volunteer coordinator will send a list of available shift dates. Once you choose your shift, a calendar invite will be sent over.

Please email Colette Lyman, our Volunteer Coordinator, at if you have questions or concerns. We look forward to having you come volunteer with us!

1 Shift

  • afternoon / 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM PST - Spots available: 2
    Shifts are available each week Monday-Friday.

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About Insight Housing


2855 Telegraph Ave, Suite 601, Berkeley, CA 94705, US

Mission Statement

Ensuring everyone in our community has a home through supportive, equitable, and sustainable housing solutions.


Since 1970, Insight Housing (formerly Berkeley Food & Housing Project) has provided a comprehensive range of housing, food, and support services to help those in need move from homelessness into a safe and affordable home of their own. The Hope Center is the flagship of Insight Housing and offers a wide range of housing and support for people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity. Our many volunteers offer their time, energy and talents to make our work possible.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Homeless & Housing
Advocacy & Human Rights, Homeless & Housing, Hunger


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


2012 Berkeley WayBerkeley, CA 94704



  • Food Service




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours each shift

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