Volunteer with Preble Street!
The mission of Preble Street is to provide accessible barrier-free services to empower people experiencing problems with homelessness, housing, hunger, and poverty, and to advocate for solutions to these problems. Preble Street has the following volunteer opportunities available!
Food Security Hub Kitchen: Kitchen prep and dishwashing, shifts available every day of the week, 7AM-10AM, 10:30AM-1:00PM and 1:30PM-4:30PM
Food Security Hub Pantry: Stocking shelves and preparing food boxes, shifts available Tuesday & Thursday, 10AM-1PM
Florence House Women's Shelter: Prepping and serving breakfast, lunch or dinner, shifts available every day of the week, 7:45AM-10:00AM, 10:30AM-1:30PM and 4PM-6:30PM
Homeless Services Center: Serving lunch or dinner, shifts available every day of the week, 11:30AM-1:30PM and 4:30PM-6:30PM
Receiving Center: Sorting clothing donations, shifts available Monday & Wednesday & Friday, 9AM-12PM
Teen Center Kitchen: Serving breakfast, lunch or dinner, shifts available every day of the week, 7AM-10AM, 10:30AM-1:30PM, 5PM-7:30PM, PLEASE NOTE: these shifts require SBI and DHHS approvals due to access to a vulnerable, underage population. Those checks take up to 6 weeks and are paid for by Preble Street.
Food delivery: We need drivers to pick up and deliver food bags to two sites, twice daily in Portland. These run 1 to 1.5 hours, require the use of volunteer vehicles for which there is no reimbursement for gas.