Holiday Volunteering

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Special Pandemic Notice

We will be doing all home delivered meals on Thanksgiving and Christmas to people age 60 and older who will be alone on the holiday. To keep everyone safe, we will be following the latest CDC recommendations. All volunteers will be screened and are required to wear face masks. You can find our full Holiday Safety Plan here. Follow the link above to register to volunteer.

If you registered to volunteer on Thanksgiving or Christmas, please read below for some very important information regarding your volunteer role.


KITCHEN VOLUNTEERS 8am – 2pm

It will be difficult to maintain 6′ distance while in the kitchen. If possible, move some tasks like peeling potatoes to the dining room.
 
You are required to wear a face mask. If you don’t have your own mask, one will be provided.
 
Disinfect all surfaces before beginning, regularly throughout the day, and before leaving for the day.
 
You will be screened on the day of the holiday:
  • For a temperature of 100.4 degrees F or above.
  • Have you experienced any cold, flu or covid symptoms in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Have you been to any crowded indoor gatherings in the past 2 weeks without covid safety precautions? 
  • Have you tested positive for covid in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Have you been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for covid in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Is anyone in your household quarantined? 
If you have a fever or answer yes to any of these questions you cannot volunteer and will be asked to leave.

DINING ROOM VOLUNTEERS – Packing and Distributing Meals 10am – 2pm

You are required to wear a face mask. If you don’t have your own mask, one will be provided.
 
Disinfect all surfaces before beginning, regularly throughout the day, and before leaving for the day.
 
When packing the bags, minimize the number of people who handle each bag.
 
Meals are distributed to delivery drivers through curbside pickup. Meet the delivery driver outside so they never have to leave their vehicle.
 
Screen ALL passengers in the vehicle. You will need to take the temperature of everyone in the car. A touchless thermometer will be provided. We will also provide you with a short list of screening questions.
 
You will be screened on the day of the holiday:
  • For a temperature of 100.4 degrees F or above.
  • Have you experienced any cold, flu or covid symptoms in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Have you been to any crowded indoor gatherings in the past 2 weeks without covid safety precautions? 
  • Have you tested positive for covid in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Have you been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for covid in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Is anyone in your household quarantined? 
If you have a fever or answer yes to any of these questions you cannot volunteer and will be asked to leave.

CLEANUP VOLUNTEERS – Kitchen and Dining Room 12pm – 3pm

You are required to wear a face mask. If you don’t have your own mask, one will be provided.
 
Clean and sanitize the kitchen and dining area and any other areas that have been used for prep and delivery.
 
Wash, rinse, sanitize, dry and put away all dishes, pots and pans. 
 
Clean and sanitize the kitchen counter tops.
 
Clear, clean, and sanitize the dining room tables. Anything belonging to Little Brothers needs to be packed and returned to the office.
 
Sweep and mop or vacuum the floors before leaving.
 
Sanitize all surfaces before leaving.
 
You will be screened on the day of the holiday:
  • For a temperature of 100.4 degrees F or above.
  • Have you experienced any cold, flu or covid symptoms in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Have you been to any crowded indoor gatherings in the past 2 weeks without covid safety precautions? 
  • Have you tested positive for covid in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Have you been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for covid in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Is anyone in your household quarantined? 
If you have a fever or answer yes to any of these questions you cannot volunteer and will be asked to leave.

DELIVERY DRIVER VOLUNTEERS – Pick up meals between 11:45am and 1:00pm

We are distributing meals through curbside pickup so you never have to leave your vehicle. Follow the signs and do your best not to block traffic. Please find your site map below for instructions.
 
Expect everyone in the car to be screened for temperature, symptoms, and covid safety habits. If anyone in the vehicle answers yes to any of these questions you cannot volunteer at this time.
 
Plan on delivering meals to about 5 households in close proximity.
 
Practice CONTACTLESS DELIVERY! Do not enter the elder’s home. Knock, leave the bag or bags on the landing, step back 6′ and wait for the elder to answer the door. Maintain 6′ distance at all times.
 
Do not leave the meal if they do not answer the door. Return it to the meal site or call Little Brothers for assistance.
 
You will be screened on the day of the holiday:
  • For a temperature of 100.4 degrees F or above.
  • Have you experienced any cold, flu or covid symptoms in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Have you been to any crowded indoor gatherings in the past 2 weeks without covid safety precautions? 
  • Have you tested positive for covid in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Have you been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for covid in the past 2 weeks? 
  • Is anyone in your household quarantined? 
If you have a fever or answer yes to any of these questions you cannot volunteer and will be asked to leave.