Volunteer : Bake & prepare meals

Our food-related opportunities.  Yum!

Weekly lunch helper at Greenwood Senior Center

Food service volunteers needed to prepare, serve and clean up at the GSC’s daily lunch program.  Greatest needs on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 am to 1 pm. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Washington State food worker card (get one here) and pass a background check.   6-month commitment preferred.

Special luncheon help needed at Greenwood Senior Center

Volunteers needed to set up, serve and clean up the GSC’s special luncheons, about once per month.

Burrito Ingredient Prep

Help us get ready for our weekly Burrito Making Party! Cook & cool 25 lbs. of black beans (stove top) and 10 lbs. of brown rice (oven) each Thursday from 6 to 9PM or Friday from 1 to 4PM for our Burritos Without Borders project. The approximately 8 gallons of cooked beans and 4 gallons of cooked rice are used on Saturday to make 350 burritos for people in need.

One (1) weekly volunteer needed; 6-month commitment preferred. Food worker card required (get one here).

Feed people in need

Prepare and serve food with our Hot Meal Program.  2.5+ hour shifts on Mondays, between 1 and 7 pm in Greenwood; Tuesdays, between 1 and 7 pm, in Phinney; and Wednesdays, 8:30 am to 2 pm, in Phinney.  Greatest need on Wednesdays from 8:30 am to noon.  Volunteers must be 15+ years old.  Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Washington State food worker card (get one here) and pass a background check.  6-month commitment preferred.  Learn more about the position here and/or the environment here.

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Feed unhoused women

Make and deliver snacks to a neighborhood women’s shelter,  Sunday evenings (September through May).  **Note: due to construction at host church, the shelter is slated to reopen in November, 2018** Download job description.

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Host a Food Drive

Host a drive to collect food for our Hot Meal Program: cases of single-serving 100% juice, new jars of peanut butter & jelly/jam, big jugs (and we mean big!) of olive oil and more! Flexible project you can personalize. Learn more & sign up here »

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.

Make treats

Provide delicious, homemade baked goods for our occasional events and ongoing Greenwood Senior Center (GSC) memory loss classes (information below).  By selecting “baking” on your volunteer application, you’ll be added to our list of volunteer bakers and will get an email when we need baked treats.  Some upcoming events needing treats include:

Cookie & Brownie Baker for PNA Village Summit

Fire up your oven, and make some cookies or brownies for the Village Summit. Deliver treats to the Greenwood Senior Center (525 N 85th St, 98103) on Friday, May 17, 2019 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm or on Saturday, May 18, between 1 and 1:30 pm.  1 service hour per recipe of treat made.

deliver Friday, May 17 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm or
Saturday, May 18 between 1 and 1:30 pm
Greenwood Senior Center: 525 N 85th St, 98103
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