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!
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.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
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.
Little House Activity Center
Have a little time? Lots of ways to help!
- Customer Service at the Little Shop: Keep shop tidy, assist in customer purchases.
- 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
- Performaces; 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.
News & Announcements
Your Gift Shopping Can Give to Peninsula Volunteers Too
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. This holiday season you can give the gift that keeps seniors in our community healthy, happy and independent. Designate Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. as a charity of your choice for your shopping at Amazon and they will donate a portion of the price of qualified items to us. There is no charge to ...READ MORE
Your Year End Giving
This is about you. You care about people. You know that we at Peninsula Volunteers do too! In fact, everything we do is about caring FOR people. Folks like yourself or your parents and your neighbors. This is the “season of giving”. You’ll see messages everywhere to give to your favorite local charities. You’ll see ...READ MORE
Team Rosener House Takes Award
Guess what! Thanks to your support, the Rosener House Walkers Team raised $10,000! And received the Top Partner Organization award at a special Alzheimer’s Walk appreciation event in SF. On November 6, the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada hosted a Celebration Party and Awards Ceremony at the City Club in San Francisco ...READ MORE
Open House at Rosener House
Rosener House Adult Day Center Saturday November 2, 2013 - 10 am – 1 pm Come experience our adult activity program in action! Special Presentation, 10:30 am - Brain Games & Whole Person Wellness Dao Do, Recreation Therapist & Rosener House Program Manager Rosener House is celebrating 35 years of care for adults with challenges, including Alzheimer’s, mild cognitive impairment, ...READ MORE
Samuel Merritt Nurses at Crane Place
Our Samuel Merritt nursing students have been doing an excellent job of health promotion at Little House, Rosener House and Meals on Wheels. Come join them at Little House every Thursday morning until Thanksgiving week for: snacks, recipes, screenings, and yet another creative and fun activity to promote healthy living. What they have also undertaken ...READ MORE