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Walk and Deliver Meals to Clients


Walk and Deliver Meals to Clients

The United Jewish Council of the East Side (UJCES) serves as a coordinating body of neighborhood, secular, civic and fraternal organizations. Formed in 1971 by neighborhood leaders and residents, the UJCES works to preserve and stabilize the Lower East Side of Manhattan community through the provision of a wide range of human services and community development programs. Their programs include food assistance, social services, and senior centers.

WHAT: UJCES are looking for individual volunteers or groups of up 6-8 volunteers to help with Meal Delivery Assistance. Volunteers will assist the team at UJCES's Adult Luncheon Club on-site, as well as on walking deliveries to clients. Carts are provided for easy walking transport. Shifts involve walking within approximately 30 minutes of the UJCES site, and/or multiple trips. You must be 18+ years old to volunteer.

Tasks include:
- Assist with unloading meals from a truck and bringing items inside
- Help organize and pack meals into carts
- Accompany a team member on walking routes to transport and deliver meals to clients (group volunteers will split up during routes)

WHEN: Shifts are 9:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on September 14, 17, 20, 24, and/or 27.

WHERE: 15-17 Willett Street/Bialystoker Place New York NY 10002

TO APPLY: Please complete an online application as soon as possible for Meal Delivery Assistance at There are separate application forms for individuals and groups (group of 8 maximum). You may also email to express interest.

*This is not a New York Cares project*


United Jewish Council of Lower East Side runs senior recreation centers as well as social services, food assistance, and home healthcare programs. New York Cares partners with this organization and others to address hunger in all five boroughs.