Community Volunteer Program

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!
Volunteer Login
 

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.
 
Step 1: 
For adults (age 18 and over), click on this link and fill out the Adult Volunteer Application Form. Hit Continue to submit.    For youth (under age 18), click on this link and fill out the Youth Volunteer Application Form. Print the page for your parent's signature, and then hit Continue to submit. 
 
Step 2:
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. 
 
For info: Mary Rached, Dir. of Community Volunteers, volunteer@peninsulavolunteers.org, (650)322-0129
 

Click here for up to date volunteering opportunities.

Current Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer Mondays

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.
 
Volunteer Mondays

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
- Gardening
- Socializing with participants

 
Volunteer Mondays

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.
 
Volunteer Mondays

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.

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News & Announcements

Help Seniors in Your Community

Volunteer Information Session Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 - 10:00 – 11:30am Learn about the mission of Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. and how you can be a part of helping seniors in our community. We are currently recruiting volunteers in all programs: Meals on Wheels, Little House Activity Center, and Rosener House Adult Day Services. Assist those in ...READ MORE
A Fine Sunday for an Authors Salon

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Peninsula Volunteers Honor Community Volunteers

Each year Peninsula Volunteers takes time to celebrate all our Community Volunteers. April is National Volunteer Month, and since we couldn’t do our work without all our magnificent volunteers, we want to say “Thank You!” The Peninsula Volunteers and Mary Rached (Director of Community Volunteering) organized a fabulous brunch for over 100 of our best ...READ MORE
Deliver Meals and a Smile to Those in Need!

Meals on Wheels Overview Wednesday, April 30th 2014 – 9:00am – 10:00am Little House Café – 800 Middle Ave, Menlo Park Every week, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. in Menlo Park prepares and delivers over 1,500 hot, nutritious meals to primarily homebound seniors and adults with disabilities who are unable to shop or cook for themselves. Volunteers deliver ...READ MORE
Mayors Delivered Meals and Smiles

                      “Mayors for Meals” is our annual celebration of the crucial nature of our Meals on Wheels to senior health in our community. Each year we have the mayors, city and county officials from South San Mateo County personally deliver Meals on Wheels to their ...READ MORE