Cook and Serve Meals for Transitional Living Home Residents










Initiative: Beyond the Basics

Impact area: Basic needs (food, clothing, housing)

Location(s): Hartford

Hours: Weekday or weekend mornings, afternoons and evenings

Duration: Year-round

Desired level of commitment: 1-4 meals per week

Age requirement: 21

Tasks may include:

  • Preparing/cooking a meal for 35 people
  • Serving a meal
  • Cleaning up

In order to volunteer, you should be:

  • A registered UAServe volunteer (you will have a chance to register if you haven't already)
  • Willing to attend an orientation prior to volunteering
  • Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
  • Experience as a cook or chef
  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Responsible
  • QFO (Qualified Food Operator) certification a plus
  • Spanish-speaking skills a plus

A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.


Email Rosa McGuire, Urban Alliance's Volunteer Manager, at

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