We’re pleased to offer a new way for teens to give back this holiday season while earning community service hours and the chance to win cool prizes for volunteering your time. Scroll down to learn more!

What?    A teen volunteer opportunity at Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland to help homebound seniors this holiday season. Volunteers will be part of our meal packing shifts. Earn community service hours and raffle prizes for volunteering!

Who?    Teens ages 14-18 years old

When?    November 28, 2020 through January 3, 2021. Meal packing shifts available 7 days a week.

Where?   Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland headquarters at 515 S. Haven Street, Baltimore, MD 21224

Why Should I Volunteer at Meals on Wheels?

  • Help aging adults and homebound individuals in Maryland get the nutritious food they need
  • Learn more about the mission of Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland
  • Gain valuable non-profit experience
  • Earn community service hours for school
  • A chance to win an awesome $50 gift card or other Meals on Wheels swag from the raffle drawing

How Do I Get Started?

Step 1:   If you are new to Meals on Wheels and have never volunteered with us before, complete a volunteer application and be sure to type “December Teen Takeover” in the Employer Name field. If you have volunteered with us before, email to let us know you want to participate.

Step 2:   Check the meal packing schedule and sign up for shifts here.

Step 3:   Complete a liability form with a parent/legal guardian and email it to prior to your first packing shift.

Step 4:   Look for an email the day before your packing shift with an online health screening to complete.

Have questions? Contact Volunteer Support Services.

Do you have a group of more than five who wants to volunteer? Contact us to reserve a date today.

How Does the Raffle Work? 

You will receive one raffle ticket for every meal packing shift you complete and two tickets for attending a virtual volunteer orientation. Sign up for meal packing shifts and/or orientation here. The raffle drawing takes place January 4, 2021.

One Packing Shift = One Raffle Ticket

One Virtual Orientation = Two Raffle Tickets (you can attend orientation only once)

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