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Serve Meals to Older Adults


Serve Meals to Older Adults

The Riverdale Y enriches the lives of everyone in Riverdale with educational, recreational, cultural, and wellness programs, through the lens of universally-shared values central to Jewish life.

WHAT: Volunteers are needed for dining room service. Riverdale Y's role is to create a welcoming environment for older folk who may not have the means to purchase food for their home, or eat elsewhere. The tasks of the dining room volunteer are to set up the dining room for lunch, serve older adults meals, and clean up after the older adults.

- Must be able to move, while carrying plates of food including hot soup
- Must be able to to take directions from the kitchen & AOC staff
- Must exhibit patience and kindness

WHEN: Shifts are from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm; 10:30 am to 12.30 pm; and 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Volunteers are welcome to join for a full shift from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

TO APPLY: Visit their website

*This is not a New York Cares project*