Volunteer Opportunities

VOLUNTEER STEPS

Fill out an Application


Wait for a call

Once we receive your application a site manager will contact you in 24-48 hours for scheduling and to answer any questions. Anyone under the age of 18 must have an adult volunteering with them. Everyone 18 years and older must fill out an application. You must be at least 18 to drive meals. 


Your First day

The site manager will run you through an orientation so you know the process of your volunteer opportunity and where everything is.


For INDIVIDUAL drivers only

MOW Scheduler sign up

Click the button below to register for an account that will allow you to sign up for future open routes.

Select Route

After you have completed one route, you may sign up for any of our open routes below.

Upcoming Volunteer Shifts

 

Packing

Packing

Home Delivered Meals

Volunteers are needed to help pack meals for our clients Monday-Friday at select sites. 1-3 people can form an assembly line to place milks, fruit and bread inside plastic bags for distribution. Packing starts at 9:30am and lasts about 30 minutes.

Volunteer drivers are needed to deliver lunch and smiles to our senior and disabled clients Monday-Friday. Meal delivery takes about 60 to 90 minutes. Please arrive between 10 and 11am. You will be given complete turn by turn directions via our app or printed directions. If you don't want to return coolers to the site when your route is done, bring two medium sized coolers of your own to transport the food. Volunteers can commit daily, weekly, monthly or annually. 
What to bring: Smart Phone (optional) and 2 medium sized coolers (optional). 

Want to give back but can't make it a regular event? Are you sometimes free for an hour Monday-Friday starting between 10-11:30am? Be a backup driver for Wake County Meals On Wheels! Meals On Wheels will contact you and see if you're free for any routes that don't have a driver. 

Meal delivery takes about 60 to 90 minutes. You will be given complete turn by turn directions via our app or printed directions. If you don't want to return coolers to the site when your route is done, bring two medium sized coolers of your own to transport the food. What to bring: Smart Phone (optional) and 2 medium sized coolers (optional). 

Friendship Cafés

Café Helpers will be helping in various ways. Volunteers might be assisting in bagging, serving, cleaning, helping at the kiosk, or with an activity. This opportunity is Monday-Friday at various times between 9:30am-12pm. Volunteers can commit daily, weekly, monthly or annually.

Groups and Organizations

Organizations can adopt a route! Organizations would coordinate a rotation of employees to drive meals on a regular basis Monday-Friday. For example the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month you will send out one employee to cover a route. Each designated Thursday a different employee will be sent to complete the route. Please make sure to fill out a group application. What to bring: Smart Phone (optional) and 2 medium sized coolers (optional).

If your office can’t commit to a regular schedule but would possibly have someone to cover a 60-90 minute route Monday-Friday between 10am and 1:30pm? Then be an organization on a list our site managers can call if they require last minute coverage. Please make sure to fill out a group application.
What to bring: Smart Phone (optional) and 2 medium sized coolers (optional).

An organization may provide bingo prizes and cards or crafting activities and manage a craft event. This opportunity is for no more than 10-15 people 18 years or older. Available Monday-Friday between 9:30am-12pm. Volunteers can commit daily, weekly, monthly or annually.

Friendship Cafe

Friendship Café