Volunteer Job Opportunities
Healthy Meals Kitchen
People who enjoy being in the kitchen and would like to help us get it ready for our Teen Chefs. These volunteers come in on Mondays and Tuesdays anytime between 12:00 – 3:00 to wash fresh produce, source dry goods, chop/prep food and set the kitchen up for cooking.
If you love to be in the kitchen and want to share your knowledge with our teen chefs, then join us as a Mentor. Kitchen Mentors visit us on Mondays or Tuesdays between 3:00 – 6:00. Our executive chef gives them the recipe to teach, and they go to work guiding the teens in preparing it.
If you’d like to help in the kitchen, but don’t want to cook…have fun with our volunteers who help us by washing, sanitizing and drying (“sanitation”) all of the dishes from the Healthy Meals program. Sanitation Volunteers help us for a few hours between 12:00 – 6:00 on Mondays or Tuesdays.
Are you a skilled shopper? Grab a shopping list from our kitchen manager on Fridays and head out to some recommended stores to stock our kitchen for the following weeks menu or education program.
Snapware Brigade Supervisor
Don’t mind supervising others…then we’d love for you to come to our kitchen on Mondays or Tuesdays from 12:00 – 2:00 to oversee our Snapware Brigade. This is a wonderful group of teens from a local vocational education program who come in to help wash dishes, prep client folders, put away Snapware, and various other tasks.
Would you love bringing joy to a client by delivering a week’s worth of meals to their home each Wednesday morning? Delivery Angel might be the right fit for you! We are looking for volunteers who will act as the personal contact with the client to ensure the food and other support provided meets our client’s needs. Delivery Angel’s contact the Client, and Client Care Manager weekly to support effective and efficient communication.
Community Outreach and Fundraising
Do you enjoy meeting people in the community and sharing your passion for our organization? Help us spread the word by sharing our mission and community goals with service organizations, local businesses, at Wellness fairs and FVFFH events.
If you’d like to help us raise money so clients can continue to receive 12 weeks of meals completely free, then join our Fundraising Team. We host various events throughout the year and need a team to help them run smoothly.
Our enthusiastic garden volunteers work each week at our garden to help plant, maintain and harvest produce for FVFFH kitchen. Learn about organic gardening, how to keep plants healthy throughout the summer, and the best times to harvest produce.
Nutrition Programs Education
Caring Cooks Mentor Chef
Are you skilled in the kitchen and great at teaching others? Our Caring Cooks program leads demonstrations to educate participants how to continue our program in their kitchen. We need someone who is able to research assigned topics, develop handouts and give presentations on those topics. Mentor Chefs assist the Caring Cooks participants with hands-on learning skills.
Caring Cooks Assistant
Would you like to volunteer with our cooking classes, but don’t have the skills to teach one? You can be part of the class by helping Chefs set up for cooking demonstrations, cooking and cleaning up. These positions offer a bonus of sharing in the nutritious meal that has been prepared.