Meals On Wheels Seeks Volunteers

Do you enjoy working in a kitchen? If so, join the team at Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches and become a kitchen volunteer.

“Our clients depend on our kitchen volunteers to prepare their meals for delivery,” Volunteer Coordinator Stefanie Raifman said. “They are the first part of a process that ensures homebound seniors remain independent in their home and receive healthy noontime meals.”

With the South Florida season coming to a close and many volunteers returning home for the summer, Meals on Wheels now needs community-minded people to help plate and package nutritious freshly made meals delivered to more than 200 homebound seniors in the area five days a week.

Kitchen volunteers usually work one day a week, arriving in the West Palm Beach kitchen beginning at 8:30 a.m. They are usually done by 10:30 a.m. Volunteers are currently needed to work on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays.

All new volunteers, 18 years old and over, attend an orientation session where they receive an overview of their responsibilities.

Additional current volunteer opportunities with Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches include meal delivery to home-bound seniors. For more information, call Stefanie Raifman at (561) 802-6979, ext. 3.