Volunteer

What could you accomplish in an hour to an hour-and-a-half? If you volunteer with Meals on Wheels of Greenville, you could do a lot of good during your lunch break. With just a small investment of your time, you could have a lasting impact on the lives of 10 to 15 people in our community.

Fight Hunger on Your Lunch Break.

 

    Delivery Volunteers

    Bring hope to the homebound.

    Delivery Volunteers

    Individual
    Volunteers

    No matter what your schedule is like, we can find a route for you—whether you want to deliver daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or just occasionally. Ready to deliver? Fill out an application today!

    Fill Out An Application

    Route
    Substitutes

    Sometimes our scheduled volunteers are unable to make their routes due to illness or other commitments. If you are interested in becoming a substitute, sign up for emails to get notifications on open routes!

    Sign Up for Notifications

    Corporate
    Route Partners

    We have nearly 120 Corporate Route Partners who deliver meals regularly to our homebound clients. Learn more about our Corporate Route Partner program now!

    Get Your Team Involved

    Other Volunteer Opportunities

    Meal Packaging

    Meal Packaging

    We need volunteers to pack nearly 1,500 meals every Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 10:30 a.m. The food is prepared by our kitchen staff and set-up in an assembly line for packaging.

    Pet Food Packaging

    Pet Food Packaging

    Meals on Wheels also strives to help the pets of the homebound in Greenville. We need volunteers to package dog and cat food for monthly distribution and to organize pet food drives.

    Greeting

    Greeting

    Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday from 9:30 am until 11:30 am to greet in-coming volunteers, hand out route sheets and answer questions.

    Special Events

    Special Events

    Our annual events are great fundraising opportunities. They’re also a lot of fun, whether you get involved as a participant, committee member, volunteer or corporate sponsor.

    Helping you serve the homebound.

    Our Volunteer Resources

    Help us fulfill our mission by using these resources to find answers to your questions, look for available routes, let us know when you won’t be able to drive your route, give us feedback and more.

    Orientations
    & FAQs

    How many clients will I deliver to? What do I do if a client doesn’t answer the door? Where do I pick up my meals to deliver? We do our best to answer all of your questions about volunteering on our FAQ page and at volunteer orientation.

    View FAQs

    Find
    A Route

    We serve clients all over Greenville County. Chances are, we have an open route available near your home or workplace. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with Meals on Wheels, check our open routes list to see what’s available.

    Find A Route

    Volunteer
    Cancellation

    It takes a lot to coordinate with individual and corporate volunteers to get nearly 1,500 meals delivered each weekday. Help us stay organized and efficient by letting us know when you’ll be unable to fulfill your route or find a substitute.

    Let Us Know

    Volunteer
    Feedback

    You are our ground team, and we care deeply about what you think. Do you have a concern or a suggestion about a client or a specific route? Tell us what’s going well and give us recommendations for improvement using our convenient online form.

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