Opportunity Details

Senior Services
Low-income Communities, People with Disabilities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 8+, Minimum Age:14+

Meals On Wheels - Central Kitchen Service (8+) MLK Weekend

Join us in honoring the legacy of Dr. King through meaningful service to our community: "Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve."
-- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

About: Our mission: No senior will go hungry or experience social isolation.

Project Description:
The Central Kitchen is a high-production, state-of-the-art industrial kitchen. In your position you will work with kitchen staff to support efficient production of meals which may include assisting with the pre-plate program for distribution into individual hot meal trays, preparing cold meal trays, dish washing, assisting with baking and salad prep. The position requires standing for the shift with a 15-minute break and a complimentary lunch included.
Project Requirements:

  • Please wear long pants and closed toe shoes - no artificial nails. We will have aprons and hairnets ready for everyone!
  • All volunteers must register online at www.mowp.volunteerhub.com. Please use the join code: HANDSON
  • Any volunteers signing up for the event only need to register. We will do an orientation the morning of the event
  • ?Team Captains are only able to reserve up to 50% of the spots on any individual MLK Weekend of Service Project. Team Captains are required to provide names and email addresses for each team member (over the age of 13) in order to hold spaces on a volunteer project or they may be removed from the project. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org

    IMPORTANT NOTE: You are responsible for ensuring that everyone signed up through your team attends - only sign up team members who have confirmed their availability. Teams that repeatedly sign up, but do not show up or show up with fewer volunteers than they signed up, may be removed. To add or remove team members from a project, click on "My Account" and then "My Teams," above.

Click "Sign Up" below to reserve your spot! Need help signing up? Call 503-200-3355.

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