November 17, 2017

Volunteer

Volunteer hours vary depending on project, but most volunteer opportunities occur within our regular hours of operation, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Volunteer activities must be scheduled in advance. For all volunteer activities, dress is casual.

Rainbow Kitchen Food Pantry:

Assist in preparations for food pantry distributions, including unloading food delivery trucks, stocking shelves, etc. Assist at food pantry distribution, including pantry setup and cleanup, escorting pantry participants in the shop-thru food distribution area, distributing pantry extras.

Loving Arms, Living Well, Methouse Food Pantry:

Assist with bag packing prior to distribution day. Assist with food pantry distribution.

Winter Coat Distribution:

Seasonal. Assist in preparations for coat distributions, including sorting donated coats. Assist at distribution, helping individuals to select winter coats and accessories.

Other Volunteer Opportunities:

Special opportunities can be designed for groups and individuals, including projects you can do on your own if availability is a factor.  Below are a few suggestions.

  •  Building maintenance and cleaning projects
  • Prepare bag lunches or toiletry gift bags for Breakfast program participants
  • Organize a food or non-food drive
  • Organize a winter coat drive
  • Organize a fundraising activity or event and donate the proceeds to Rainbow Kitchen

We always welcome new ideas for special projects. Contact Lori Roadway at 412-464-1892
or email info@rainbowkitchen.org.