Volunteer Opportunities

Below please find a list of current volunteer opportunities that are available. Click on the title for more information about each individual job. If you don't see a job listed that fits your skill set, please reach out to our Volunteer Program Manager to discuss other opportunities that may be available. You can also learn about other ways you can help BHH at our Volunteer Orientation. 

Volunteer Group

Job Description:
Answer the phone, perform clerical duties, schedule appointments for classes and Job Mentors, direct clients to other community resources when applicable.

Volunteer Hours: 
Need consistent commitment to a specific day and time each week during normal operating hours.

  • Monday – Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Monday - Friday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Comments: 

  • Face-to-face with clients and other BHH visitors
  • Willing to develop a strong understanding of other community resources
  • Strong computer, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills a must

Job Description:
Work with clients in a classroom setting to help develop students' language skills. 

Volunteer Hours: 
Need consistent commitment to a specific day and time each week from September through December.

Comments: 

  • Prior ESOL teaching experience is required
  • Face-to-face with clients and other BHH visitors
  • Volunteers are interviewed by the Program Director

Those interested are encouraged to both complete the online volunteer application as well as email our Program Director, Trina Chin Cheong

Job Description:
Work with team leader. Commitment for same day of week is needed for kitchen team. Prepare, serve and clean-up (wash dishes, pots and pans, etc.).

Volunteer Hours: 

  • Monday – Saturday 8:00am – 1:15pm (MUST start by 8:00am to be ready for lunch service)
  • Thursday 2:00pm – 6:30pm (MUST start by 2:00pm to be ready for dinner service)

Comments: 

  • Face-to-face with clients
  • Must wear hat or hair net and gloves
  • Standing and moving required Requires teamwork, flexibility, strong organization skills and ability to work under time pressure

Job Description:
Deliver hot meals to a pre-determined route of clients in East Boca.

Volunteer Hours: 

  • Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 10:00am
  • Saturday 8:00am – 10:00am

Comments: 

  • Face-to-face with clients
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Volunteers use their own vehicles
  • Need consistent commitment to a specific day of the week

Job Description:
Packing and organizing meals for our homebound clients

Volunteer Hours: 

  • Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 10:00am
  • Saturday 8:00am – 10:00am

Comments: 

  • Must wear hat or hair net and gloves
  • Standing and moving required
  • Requires teamwork, flexibility, strong organization skills and ability to work under time pressure

Job Description:
Register and screen clients for the Pantry Program. Distribute pantry bags (grocery, meat and produce).

Volunteer Hours: 

  • Monday – Friday 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Comments: 

  • Face-to-face with clients
  • Comfortable using a computer for search and data entry
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills needed
  • Standing and moving back-and-forth to warehouse

Job Description:
Pickup food donated by specific stores and restaurants (at specific times) and compete required paperwork

Volunteer Hours: 
Need consistent commitment to a specific day and time each week

Comments: 

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Volunteers use their own vehicles

Job Description:
Setup and fill grocery bags (250 bags per day)

Volunteer Hours: Need consistent commitment to a specific day and time each week.

  • Monday – Saturday 8:30am – 12:30pm

Comments: 

  • Standing
  • Some mobility needed
  • Handling full grocery bags

Job Description:
Categorize and mark out bar codes. Additional warehouse assistance as needed (hygiene kits, food pantry support, etc).

Volunteer Hours: Need consistent commitment to a specific day and time each week.

  • Monday – Saturday 8:30am – 12:30pm

Comments: 

  • Requires mobility

Dress Code:  No Flip Flops - CLOSED TOE SHOES ONLY! Please arrive on time, neat and clean, including clothing. If you are working directly with the food you must wear baseball cap or hair net.  This code is for your safety and the safety of our clients. 

Age: Parents of minor children  (children 15 and younger) must have a parent onsite with them. 

Waiver:  All volunteers must sign a waiver of liability on an annual basis. Parents of all minor children (children 15 and younger) must sign a waiver for their children.

For more information please contact:  melissa@bocahelpinghands.org

 

Marilyn & Larry