Enrich Your Life by Enriching Theirs
Volunteers are the heart of our organization. They support all our programs from our headquarters in Menlo Park and enhance our services in the mid-Peninsula. Whether it's Meals on Wheels, Rosener House or Little House, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. has many ways for you to get involved!
Click here for up-to-date volunteering opportunities.
To become a Volunteer:
Complete the volunteer application as described below and submit it for review. After reviewing your application, we will contact you to set up an interview/orientation.
Download and print the SIGNATURE FORMS pages. Sign these and bring them with you to the interview.
For Meals on Wheels new prospects ONLY: Complete and sign the BACKGROUND CHECK RELEASE and bring with a Driver's License and proof of insurance to the interview.
Corporate Team Volunteers Scrapbook
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Little House Activity Center
Have a little time? Lots of ways to help!
- Front Desk Greeters: Greet members with a smile, give them directions and information.
- Cafe Lunch Servers: Help get cafe ready for lunch service.
Most assignments are 2 - 3 hours, on a once/week basis, Mon. - Fri.
Rosener House Adult Day Services
Activities Program Volunteer
- Administrative Support
- Assist staff with various activities that include:
- Serving lunch
- Arts and Crafts
- Data Entry and Office help
- Performances; Singers, dancers, musicians
- Baking and Cooking
- Socializing with participants
Meals on Wheels (serving South San Mateo County ONLY)
Volunteer Drivers needed! Check in on a homebound senior. Bring a meal and a smile!
- Deliver once a week or on-call, Mon- Fri, 9:30am-12pm, to 10-15 clients in the mid-Peninsula area. Pick up meals from our Menlo Park facility by 9:30am. Volunteers provide their own cars, gas, proof of insurance and release for background check. Minimum 6 month commitment preferred.
Community Volunteer Office
Really want to help us leverage our volunteers?
- Community Engagement/Volunteer Program Assistant
Learn How to Engage Individuals and Groups in Volunteering!
Report to the Director of Community Volunteer Program at Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. which engages over 200 volunteers in 3 programs for seniors. Position requires 6-8hr/wk; some projects may be done remotely.
News & Announcements
Raymond’s Health & Well Being, Supported by Meals on Wheels
“Some are more unfortunate than I am. I am so grateful for the Meals on Wheels program.” These are the words spoken by Raymond, an 85-year old Redwood City man and current client with PVI’s Meals on Wheels program. Raymond was born in 1930 in Detroit, Michigan. In 1971, he moved to Redwood City to ...READ MORE
Student beats summertime blues at Rosener House
Pooja Goel, 16 and a student at Castilleja School in Palo Alto, has been volunteering at Rosener House Adult Day Center since she was in eighth grade. Rosener House, a program of Peninsula Volunteers, Inc., is a model adult day program that provides therapeutic activities to older adults facing challenges and limitations including Alzheimer’s and ...READ MORE
Karae Lisle Appointed CEO for Peninsula Volunteers, Inc.
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Karae Lisle as its Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. “During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead PVI than Karae Lisle” said Anna Marie Janky, President and Chair of the Board of Directors. “Karae ...READ MORE
Rosener Open House
SAVE THE DATE! Come experience our adult activity program in action! There will be classes led by professional staff, informational sessions with our social work staff, and our Registered Nurse and therapists will be available. Rosener House is celebrating 36 years of care for adults with challenges, including post-stroke, Parkinson’s, mild cognitive impairment or dementia. ...READ MORE
Volunteering – It’s What We Do!
Looking for a way to give back to the community? Peninsula Volunteers is always looking to provide those opportunities. Check out our current volunteer openings below at Little House: Community Services Desk – Provide information and referrals about issues such as housing, food, transportation and other social services over the phone or in person. Front ...READ MORE