Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Families, Low-income Communities, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns, Military/Veterans

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

Client Meal Packing Opportunity

 If you are completing hours for court, you must first complete Community Service Orientation. Please click here to view the schedule for orientation and sign up. Please contact Volunteer Services at (404) 872-2707 if you have any questions.

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.

Notice to Volunteers: Please lock all your valuables and belongings in your trunk or lock them in our lockers in the Volunteer Training Room. 


181 Armour Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30324


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