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Ready to Help Fight Hunger?

Serve Breakfast or Lunch to Homeless Adults

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

39 Boylston Street.
Boston, MA 02116

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

None

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Our Food Services department relies on the help of 16-30 volunteers every day to be able to provide the meals our guests need.

DESCRIPTION

Every day of the year, St. Francis House serves an average of 650 meals to our poor and homeless guests. We rely on volunteers to prepare and serve meals 7 days a week!

Volunteer shifts are:

Monday through Friday: 7-9am, 9-11am, and 11am-1:30pm

Saturday & Sunday: 7-9am, 9am-1:30pm

Tasks may include:

  • Washing fruits and vegetables
  • Chopping food items (must be 18+ or have written permission from a guardian to use a knife)
  • Cooking and baking
  • Serving meals on the food line
  • Helping in the dishwashing room
  • Assisting guests in the dining room

ITEMS NEEDED


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Volunteers must be at least 17 years old in order to volunteer on-site.


NEXT STEPS

There are two steps to registering as a volunteer:

  • Complete a volunteer application on our website here.
  • Once your application is approved, you will be invited to attend a volunteer orientation. Orientations are held twice each month and rotate between weekdays, weeknight, and weekends from September-May and weekdays and weeknights from June-August.

CONTACT INFO

(617) 542-4211

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