Opportunity Details

Health & Wellness
Low-income Communities, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns

Age Minimum (with Adult): 11+, Minimum Age:16+

Meal Packing

Please be advised that all volunteers must create an account at www.openhandatlanta.volunteerhub.com AND sign up for the event on the Open Hand Atlanta page. Any groups MUST call 404-872-2707. If their calendar is full, there are no open spots available for the day.

*If you are volunteering to receive hours for court ordered community service, please contact our Volunteer Services Department at volunteerservices@openhandatlanta.org or call 404-872-2707.

Description: Packing involves portioning food into individual containers and snack bags on our packing assembly line. With over 5,000 meals to package every day, your help is essential. This is a great project for individuals and families, and a great team-building exercise for school, business and church groups! 

Volunteers are expected to stay for the entirety of their scheduled shift. 

Volunteer Groups Alert: Reservations for Volunteer Groups (5 or more people) must be coordinated via the Volunteer Services Team. Please email volunteerservices@openhandatlanta.org or call 404-872-2707 if you are interested in bringing a group.

Dress Code: 

  • Tennis shoes or nonslip/slip resistant shoes are required; no heels.
  • Absolutely no jewelry of any kind. This includes but is not limited to rings, bracelets, watches, step-trackers, necklaces, earrings, gauges, cartilage, nose, and permanent piercings.
  • Long pants are required.
  • No sleeveless shirts or tank stops. A short sleeved t-shirt is fine. (The packing area can be a little chilly and a light jacket is recommended.)
  • No headphones, ear buds, or Bluetooth earpieces may be worn.

Age Requirements

For individuals or families of less than 5 people: Volunteers must be age 11 or older. All volunteers under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult for the entire volunteer shift.  

For groups or families of 5 or more people: When a group or family has 5 or more minors, the minors must be 16 years or older. Every volunteer group with minors must follow the chaperone ratio: 1 adult per every 3 minor volunteers. Chaperones are required to remain with underage volunteers at all times.

Location
 
181 Armour Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30324
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