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Age Minimum (with Adult) - 12, Minimum Age - 18+, Skill Category - N/A Verified Volunteers Level:

Memorial Day Community Meal

Hands On Hartford

Purpose: On Monday, May 29th, we will open our doors and hearts to share in the Memorial Holiday together. We are seeking the assistance of volunteers to partner with us on this  occasion as we serve a delicious holiday meal to our neighbors.

Date: Monday, May 29, 2017

Location: Hands On Hartford, Center for Community, 55 Bartholomew Avenue, Hartford, CT.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Event set-up
  • Food preparation
  • Serve meal and engage with guests
  • Event clean-up. (including washing dishes and wiping down tables)
Time Commitment:  We are requesting that volunteers arrive around 8:45am and stay until 2:00pm. The meal will be served at 11:30am.

To ensure the proper volunteer coverage of tasks, we ask that all registered volunteers be free to stay for the entire scheduled event.

Dress Code: Casual but appropriate in a professional setting. This position requires volunteers to be on their feet so comfortable, closed toed shoes are required. 

If prepping food, medium to long hair will need to be tied back and covered with a hair net (we provide) or a hat.

Desired Attributes:                                                       
  • Comfortable engaging with a diverse population 
  • Ability to follow ServSafe food handling protocols and instructions provided by Hands On Hartford staff.
 As the number of volunteer spaces is limited, we ask that you register each individual person that will be in attendance at the meal.

Hands On Hartford would be unable to provide this festive service for our neighbors without the support and dedication of volunteers like YOU!

For this we thank YOU!

For more information, please contact Wanda, Program Manager - Community Engagement at 860-706-1507 or


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