Cook a Meal for Children at an After-School Program










Initiative: Next Generation

Impact area: Children and youth (age 5-18)

Location(s): Hartford

Hours: Wednesday evenings

Duration: Seasonal (during the school year)

Desired level of commitment: Once per month

Age requirement: 18

Tasks may include:

  • Preparing/cooking a meal for children and their families
  • Serving a meal
  • Helping set up and take down tables and chairs
  • Cleaning up kitchen, serving, and dining areas

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
  • Able to prepare and cook a meal for 30-60 people
  • Friendly
  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • 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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