Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Families, Homeless, Low-income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Head Kitchen Cook Volunteer (age 18+) Referral

The Clackamas Service Center is dedicated to helping homeless and low-income individuals and families live a healthy lifestyle by providing critical services designed to promote self-sufficiency. 

Head Kitchen Cook Volunteer:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9am-12:30pm

  • Available for 1 or more shifts per week

  • Can commit a minimum of 3 months

  • Experience preparing and cooking food

  • Must have a food handlers card or be able to obtain one

  • Face mask required must be worn properly over nose and mouth

  • Able to be given instructions and work independently for the duration of shift

  • Comfortable standing for the duration of shift

  • Ability to carry 40lbs upstairs

  • Must watch Food Safety Video and follow food safety policies at all times

  • Responsible for cleaning kitchen station and washing dishes

  • Volunteer must follow social distancing when possible

  • Eating is drinking must be done outside the kitchen area

  • Lunch services are from 1-2:30pm cook volunteer have the option to stay and serve lunch

Volunteers in this position will sustain the vital meal services that we provide.

COVID-19 Information:

The novel coronavirus ("COVID-19") is a contagious and potentially life-threatening disease.  Reducing the spread of COVID-19 in our community is a shared responsibility. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 at Hands On volunteer activities, all volunteers are required to:  

  • Follow all COVID safety-rules at their volunteer site or project

  • Wash their hands, at a minimum, before and after their volunteering

  • Maintain physical distancing while volunteering, to the extent practicable

  • Wear a cloth or disposable face covering at all times while volunteering.  

Hands On appreciates your interest in volunteering to help our community in this time of extraordinary need. As part of some volunteer activities, you may risk exposure to COVID-19. If you or any member of your household is experiencing any symptom of COVID-19, or has exhibited any symptom in the past 14 days, please do not sign up for a volunteer activity at this time. Please contact the Opportunity Coordinator if you have any questions about Hands On’s COVID-19 safety rules and the expectations for volunteers. 

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Opportunity Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this opportunity.

Click on "Express Interest" below if you are interested in helping out!

**This is a Referral Opportunity, which means it is run directly by one of our nonprofit partners. Once you express interest, someone from the partner organization should follow up with you shortly to discuss confirming you as a volunteer for this opportunity.

**Please note, your hours may not be recorded in your Hands On Greater Portland account since this is a partner-managed opportunity.

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Volunteers needed through 7/13/2021

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