Opportunity Detail

Meals on Wheels Hall County

The Meals on Wheels program is a nutrition program for frail elderly persons living in Hall County. Approximately 400 seniors receive hot lunches delivered by friendly volunteers each Monday through Friday. For some seniors, this daily visit may be the only social interaction they have during the day. Volunteers are also able to make referrals to staff when they notice that clients may have other social services needs. There are 2 different ways you can serve:1. Volunteers are needed to package food and to deliver meals to older adults in Hall County. Volunteers who package food are needed from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon Monday through Friday to transfer food from large pans into individual meal containers for delivery to the elderly. A person may volunteer for one day per week/once a month or for as many days the volunteer is available. No training is necessary for food packaging volunteers.2. Volunteers are needed to deliver food to the elderly Monday through Friday with a flexible schedule from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm. Delivery persons will undergo a background check. The meal route takes just one hour. Commitment to deliver meals can be as little as once a month. An orientation will be held for delivery volunteers.

Opportunity Details:

Type: Community Serve Team
Days of Week: Varies