Urban Alliance

Community Meal Assistant

Initiative:

Beyond the Basics

Impact area:

Basic needs (food, clothing and housing)

Location(s):

Hartford, CT

Hours:

Weekend mornings

Desired level of commitment:

Once per month, three hours

Duration:

Year-round

Age requirement:

All Ages

Tasks may include:

  • Lifting, carrying, setting up and taking down tables and supplies
  • Handing out food
  • Stocking food stations
  • Cleaning up
  • Greeting and interacting with community members

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
  • Willing to submit a background check
  • Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
  • Accompanied by a parent or guardian if under 16
  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Friendly
  • Flexible
  • Open to engaging with people who are facing mental health or substance-abuse struggles
  • Open to engaging with people who are facing homelessness
  • Spanish-speaking skills a plus
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