Become a Volunteer!
The first step to volunteer involvement with Teen Feed is attending our Teen Feed Volunteer Orientation.
Teen Feed Volunteer Orientation
First Wednesday of each month, 5:30 – 6:30pm at
University Congregational Church at 4515 16th Ave NE.
Please RSVP to email@example.com. Walk-ins are welcome.
UPCOMING ORIENTATION DATES:
- Thursday, May 2nd - date change!
- Wednesday, June 5th
- Wednesday, July 10th
CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
- Advocate Volunteers
- Meal Team Volunteers
- Ally Volunteers
- Day of Caring Volunteers
- Administrative Volunteers
Advocate volunteers are responsible adults over 18 years of age, who provide consistency and relationship during the Teen Feed meal. Advocate volunteers are present during the Teen Feed meal, building connections with youth and support coordination staff. Advocate volunteers receive special training and will be assigned an experienced Advocate volunteer mentor.
REQUIREMENTS: Two hours, one day a week for a minimum of six months of service. Requirements include a completed Volunteer Orientation, Advocate Application, and Washington State Patrol background check. For more information, please reach firstname.lastname@example.org
MEAL TEAM Volunteers
Meal teams consist of five-15 people aged 10 years and older, who provide and serve a hot, nutritious meals to youth at the Teen Meal Program. Meal Team Members provide food, prepare, and serve the meals, and clean the kitchen. Teen Feed serves 40-70 youth each night, and an average meal costs under $200. Corporate groups looking for team-building activities and social or civic groups make great meal teams!
REQUIREMENTS: Meal Teams Scheduled on a one time or recurring basis, subject to availability. Requirements include a completed Volunteer Orientation (Meal Team lead only) and Meal Team Application. For more information, please reach email@example.com
ALLY Volunteers (ages 18 & under):
The Ally volunteer position is ideal for middle or high school students or any person who is 18 years of age or less who wants to provide assistance at Teen Feed. The Ally volunteer assists with organization, set-up, and break-down of the basic needs closet, guest registration, or help the food team with meal preparation, serving, and clean-up.
REQUIREMENTS: Two hours, one day a week. Minimum of six months of service. Requirements include a Volunteer Orientation and a completed Ally Application. For more information, please reach firstname.lastname@example.org
DAY OF CARING
Help keep our meal team sites sparkling clean for our meal teams and Teen Feed guests. Great for large group of volunteers and short term projects! To learn more, please reach email@example.com
We are looking for administrative volunteers to assist with data entry, mailings, general office tasks and development activities. Development and special event support opportunities are also available. To learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Teen Feed office, please reach firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have an idea for volunteering or a special skill set that doesn’t fit any of these above descriptions? We’re always looking for more creative ways for the community to be involved. Email the Teen Feed team at email@example.com and let us know!