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Volunteer

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the tireless work of many volunteers. There are many ways you can help! Please click the “Volunteer” buttons below to see our current volunteer needs and let us know about your preferences and availability.

You can also find a calendar of volunteering opportunities on our Sign Up Genius page but please fill out a Volunteer Response form here before signing up for shifts, as well as more specific volunteer needs on our VolunteerMatch page.


Prep Team Volunteer

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Overview

Each week, HIP Prep Team Volunteers prepare meals and other food items to support HIP’s programs.

Location & Times

Lake City Presbyterian Church

3841 NE 123rd Street, Seattle, WA 98125 (map)

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 9am–12pm

Volunteer application


Senior Meal Site Volunteer

 

Overview 

This job requires your help setting up the meal space, serving the meal, and helping clean up. Get to know the diners and enjoy a free lunch!

Location & Times

Lake City Community Center
12531 28th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11am-2pm

Volunteer application


Afterschool Snack Site Volunteer

Overview 

If you like working with youth this is the opportunity for you! Volunteers are needed each day to deliver and distribute snacks and engage with the youth and teens at the library during the school year. Preferred ages 18 and up.

Location & Times

Lake City Library,

12501 28th Ave NE,  Seattle, WA 98125

Monday-Thursday, 5-7 PM

Volunteer application


HIP Pack Packing Party Volunteer

Overview

This is a great volunteer opportunity for all ages and groups. At packing parties volunteers put together our Healthy HIP Packs, a pack of weekend food for children, during the school year.

Location & Times

Lake City Presbyterian Church

3841 NE 123rd Street, Seattle, WA 98125 (map)

Every 1st Thursday / 3:15 – 4:30pm

Every 3rd Wednesday / 5:00 – 6:30pm

Volunteer application


HIP Pack Final Assembly Volunteer

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Overview 

Each week we need volunteers to add fresh fruit and our weekly newsletters to our Healthy HIP Packs before they are delivered to our partner schools.

Location & Times

Lake City Presbyterian Church

3841 NE 123rd Street, Seattle, WA 98125

Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 PM

Volunteer application


Cooking Matters Class Assistant

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 Overview 

We need people with an interest in cooking or nutrition to help us run weekly community cooking classes. A great opportunity to share your cooking skills and nutrition knowledge with others! Preferred ages 18 and up.

Location & Times

Times and location vary

Classes run for 6 weeks at a time
3 hour per week commitment class

Volunteer application


Summer Eats Volunteers

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Overview 

Every summer we run summer meal sites where we serve a free healthy meal to youth ages 1-18 and their parents. We need volunteers to serve these meals and lead kids and teens in fun summertime activities.

Location & Times

Mondays-Fridays,  12:00-1:00/1:30 pm

We have seven different meal sites in the Northeast Seattle area and need volunteers at each one! For more information, visit our Summer Eats page.

Volunteer application


Special Projects Volunteer

Throughout the year, HIP hosts special events and volunteer nights. There are also opportunities to volunteer based on your special skills (writing, photography, videography, recipe development, finance, marketing, fundraising, etc). Please get in touch with Emily at Emily@hungerintervention.org for more information. Also be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive information about other volunteer opportunities!