Volunteer with Meals on Wheels
Looking for a volunteer opportunity that is fun and rewarding? Join our Volunteer team!
As a Meals on Wheels Volunteer, you will belong to a team committed to helping seniors who are homebound maintain their health and independence with nutritious food, personal contact, and caring service.
Meals on Wheels Volunteer Positions
- Volunteer Site Coordinators
- Delivery Drivers
- Callers/Office Support
Message from Meals on Wheels
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us! Our current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Training is provided and volunteers that deliver meals can receive mileage reimbursement. If you see a position you are interested in, and are available long term, please contact us at email@example.com or call 206.448.5767.
Our other needs right now include monetary donations and in-kind donations of new grocery size paper bags (handles preferred). Donations can be sent to Sound Generations Meals on Wheels, 2208 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121. Thank you again for your interest in supporting the work we do!
Current Meals on Wheels Volunteer Opportunities
Driver: A volunteer is needed to deliver meals in Burien on Wednesday mornings, as needed. Drivers pick up meals between 10:30 am – 11 am, and are typically done with their route in 1-1.5 hours.
Driver: A volunteer is needed to deliver meals in Renton on Wednesday mornings. Drivers typically arrive at the Center between 10 am and 10:15 am, load up the meals, and are done with their route in 1 to 2 hours.
Site Coordinator: Help make a difference for seniors in your community by coordinating our Renton Meals on Wheels site! In this position, your main responsibilities are to coordinate our dedicated volunteers for the delivery of meals as well as completing various office tasks that keep Meals on Wheels humming along on schedule. In a pinch, the Coordinator can fill in for any member of the Meals on Wheels team, including delivering meals to clients. This volunteer role involves a weekly commitment of 5 to 6 hours, with the ability to be on-site on Wednesdays from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM. We are looking for volunteers who have long term availability.
No opportunities available in your area? We serve all of King County and if you’d like for us to reach out to you when a need opens up, and you are typically available weekday mornings, please provide your name, phone number and/or email, and the zip code you live in. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206.448.5767.
We have several other programs here at Sound Generations that need volunteers. You can find information here.
Other Ways To Support Meals on Wheels
You can get involved in more ways than one. Leverage your network by fundraising online for Sound Generations! We have a free fundraising toolkit to get your started on your fundraising journey.
Make Cards for Meals on Wheels Recipients
A hand-made card from a caring person can really brighten an older adult’s day. Whether you’re looking for something to do on a rainy day or planning an activity for your youth group or office, all you need is your creativity, some paper, and any other art supplies you have. Find more details here.
Responses from Clients
“To all the volunteers/staff [at] Sound Generations. I would like to thank you all for caring. I really appreciate what you’re doing and having an organization like Meals on Wheels. I got back my health… I hope I can give back someday. Thanks again to all of you. You’re all wonderful.”
– Rosalind, Meals On Wheels Client
“Thank you for this service. I just received my first order today. Excellent service from the coordinators and the volunteer delivery folks…. I’m recovering from surgery, and it was difficult for me to fix something to eat. Thank you, Meals on Wheels. You made life so much easier for me.”
– Irene, Meals On Wheels Client