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.
Click here for up to date volunteering opportunities.
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
- 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.
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
Senior Hunger is a Major Health Hazard
March is the month when we bring public attention to the problem of senior hunger – right here in our own backyard! A new national study clearly demonstrates how serious a health hazard seniors at risk of hunger face in America. When you think of all the lives, heartache and money we can save simply ...READ MORE
Meals on Wheels “Double Day” Delivery
What does it take to deliver over 750 meals in one morning? Take a look! Every holiday weekend throughout the year Meals on Wheels delivers extra food to tide our diners over the extra days. Nobody goes hungry! So on Fridays (given that most national holidays are Mondays) we pack 4 meals: the regular Friday ...READ MORE
Food Is Love
In almost every culture on the planet, food is love! No less so for our Meals on Wheels recipients. Of course we deliver those tasty, nutritious hot meals daily Monday through Friday. We do a personal safety check along with the delivery. But most important is that we are delivering human contact – the fact ...READ MORE
Little House Volunteers Delivering the News to YOU
Hard at work! Thank you to our volunteers for waking up early this morning and helping with the February Newsletter mailing. Be on the look out for your copy in the mail this week! Your Little House Newsletter alerts you to what’s available at Little House, Rosener House and even Meals on Wheels menus. Every ...READ MORE
Bingo! (Thank you Oracle)
Oracle Bingo Holiday Social Event At Crane Place On December 20th, the Oracle Customer Visit Center Team presented a Bingo Social in the dining room at Crane Place Apartments. There was a lot of enthusiasm between the residents and the Oracle group; they all were really involved and most of all they were having fun. Oracle ...READ MORE