Volunteer With Us


Meals on Wheels People offers a variety of ongoing volunteer opportunities.  Watch this video for an overview of what we do and why volunteers are so special to us!

Special thanks to Wells Fargo, one of our valued corporate partners, for this video.  
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Opportunities Available

Meals on Wheels Delivery

We rely on 400 volunteers each weekday to assist with delivering a hot, nutritious lunch to homebound seniors.  Driving, walking and bike routes available.  We also need volunteers to assist with Meals on Wheels preparation.  All volunteers must have a valid drivers license and pass a background check.  Learn More


Dining Center Opportunities

We have a number of dining centers throughout the greater Portland metropolitan area.  We serve a hot lunch weekdays and rely on volunteers to help prepare and serve the meals.  Most volunteers will need to pass a background check.  Learn More

Opportunities include:  Kitchen support, cleaning and sanitation; food preparation and serving; office support; center activities


Special Events

We hold a number of fundraising events throughout the year and are always looking for volunteer to assist.   Click the links below to learn more about the event and to sign-up online.  Most special events do not require a background check.

Current special event opportunities:  

  • Stride for Seniors (Sunday, April 22):  Our first annual charity walk at Portland International Raceway!

Sign Up to Volunteer

New Volunteers 

Click here to begin the online registration process.   You'll need to answer a few questions and, in most cases, agree to a have a background check performed.

Existing Volunteers

If you are currently a Meals on Wheels driver or a volunteer at one of our dining centers, please contact the center manager directly to adjust your current volunteer schedule.