Volunteer : Bake & prepare meals

Our food-related opportunities.  Yum!


Current Volunteer Opportunities

 

Bake TreatsCoffee Maker at the GSC | GSC Lunch Substitute | Host a Food Drive |Hot Meal Program Assistant | Teach a Food Class

 


Coffee Maker at Greenwood Senior Center

Make cappuccinos, lattes, and Americanos, at the GSC, with our compact espresso (Magnifica XS by De’Longhi) machine for a regular coffee hour, weekly or monthly. Some flexibility in schedule, to be determined with our Program Manager. Must complete a volunteer application, possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Washington State food worker card (costs $10), and pass a background check. 6+ month commitment preferred. Submit forms via email or through our secure document transfer. *COVID note: proof of vaccinations & boosters, along with wearing a mask when not actively eating or drinking, continue to be required at the GSC.

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Weekly lunch helper at Greenwood Senior Center

Food service volunteers needed to prepare, serve and clean up at the GSC’s lunch program, 10 am to 1:30 pm. Must complete a volunteer application, possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Washington State food worker card (costs $10), and pass a background check. 6+ month commitment preferred. Submit forms via email or through our secure document transfer. *COVID notes: proof of vaccinations & boosters, along with wearing a mask when not actively eating or drinking, continue to be required at the GSC. Lunch is currently served on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, with a take-out only option on Tuesdays.

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Help at the Hot Meal Program

Prepare, serve and clean up meals with our Hot Meal Program. Volunteers must be 14+ years old. Greatest need (as of 11.2.2022) on Tuesdays from 2-5 pm or 4-7 pm. Shifts are typically:

  • Mondays, 2 to 5 pm or 4 to 7 pm in Greenwood;
  • Tuesdays, 2 to 5 pm or 4 to 7 pm in Phinney; and
  • Wednesdays, 9 am to noon or 11 am to 2 pm, in Phinney.

Must complete a volunteer application, possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Washington State food worker card (costs $10), and pass a background check. 6+ month commitment preferred. Submit forms via email or through our secure document transfer. Learn more about the position here and/or the environment here.

See schedule & sign up here »

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Host a Food Drive

Host a drive to collect food & hygiene supplies for our Hot Meal Program:canned tomatoes, cooking oils, peanut butter, canned tuna, dental supplies and more! Flexible project you can personalize. Learn more & sign up here »

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Foodies Wanted

Share your love of food by teaching seniors how to make it!  Volunteer instructors wanted for sushi, potstickers/gyoza, samosas, tamales and more!  Class(es) occur during the day at the Greenwood Senior Center. Email us to learn more!

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Treat Maker

Volunteers needed to provide delicious, homemade pies, cookies & other foods for our upcoming events. More information & sign up links below.

  • Dogs & Nog Cookie Baker – deliver to GSC on Friday, 12/16
  • Christmas Cookie Baker – deliver to GSC on Monday, 12/19 or Tuesday, 12/20
  • Pies for our HMP December Feast – deliver to St Johns on Tuesday, 12/20 or Phinney Center on Monday, 12/19
  • Early Stage Memory Loss Class – deliver to GSC on Wednesdays (sign up for shift)
  • Annual Meeting Breakfast Baker – deliver to Phinney Center on Friday, January 27, 2023!

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