A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
210 South Lucile Street
Lifelong has always been an organization that stands up for communities facing discrimination and marginalization. What makes our organization unique is not our services, but how we deliver them.
We discovered that for someone to overcome barriers to health, our staff needs to meet them where they are in life. Instead of just checking boxes on an intake form, we truly listen. Case managers identify what basic needs aren’t being met, whether that’s safe housing or reliable transportation to doctor’s appointments, or access to healthy food. In our Chicken Soup Brigade Program, our kitchen cooks nutritious meals that cater to someone’s specific illness, and then we hand deliver them to doorsteps with a smile.
Volunteer delivery drivers are the heart and soul of our Chicken Soup Brigade Program, delivering thousands of bags of groceries as well as meals each year to our clients. As a Volunteer Delivery Driver you will deliver food to the homes of our clients once a week for at least 6 months. Routes generally take 45-60 minutes to complete on average, with food distribution centers for picking up deliveries typically located near routes and most volunteers will deliver to at least 4-7 clients.
If you have time in your day or on the weekend to heroically brave traffic to deliver critical nutritional support to give back to the community, then this opportunity is the one for you.
Individuals as well as small groups or families that would like to volunteer together are all encouraged to apply.
Current Route Needs in other areas: http://www.lifelong.org/volunteer-driver-routes
Commitment: 1 shift/week for 6 months.
Qualifications: Must be 16 years or older, have a driver’s license, and a vehicle with proof of insurance. Volunteers are responsible for paying for gasoline. Drivers under 18 must secure a ride-along buddy.
Looking for a meaningful volunteer position but unable to commit regularly? Lifelong is currently seeking volunteers interested in becoming Substitute Food Delivery Drivers for the Chicken Soup Brigade Food Program. Sub drivers will be contacted in the case that a regular driver is unable to cover a route. Sub drivers must be able to commit to at least one delivery shift per month. We email you, and if you can pick up a shift then simply respond to the email. If not, no worries! Just ignore the email.
Sounds like the right volunteer spot for you?
Join the team now! Apply online at the link provided below.
Thank you in advance for your consideration and we look forward to hearing from you!
- Training Provided
How To Apply
Please follow the link above to an online volunteer application.
Volunteer Applicants should expect a WA State background check to be a part of their application review as well as a follow up phone interview with Lifelong's Volunteer Department once an application has been received.