Our volunteers are an essential element to the running of the Beth-El Center. Without the devoted, committed people who help us every day, we would be unable to achieve our mission.
Meals to Go Volunteers Needed
Soup Kitchen volunteers are needed to prepare and package our bagged meals to go. We need volunteers on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:30-6:00pm. Our bagged meals are distributed weekdays from 5-6pm when there is no evening meal served.
Handyman/Maintenance Volunteer Needed
We are seeking a volunteer with experience/skills in any of the following areas to help us maintain our facility:
Hours are flexible, based upon your schedule.
Office Volunteers Needed
Objective: Support the administrative and Center staff by performing reception duties and various clerical tasks while maintaining professionalism and confidentiality at all times.
Tasks include, but are not limited to:
Answering phones & directing callers as appropriate
Reception of visitors
Receiving & logging in-kind donations
Preparing thank you letters & cards
Preparing bank deposits
Word processing tasks
Internet searches & other research as requested
Assisting w/input on donor database
Assisting w/preparation & mailing of monthly Board packets
Assisting w/fundraising projects
Making copies as needed
Maintaining center bulletin boards
Assisting w/updating forms as needed
Assisting w/supply inventory
Maintaining reception area
Errands and other tasks as needed
Soup Kitchen Volunteers Needed
Monday through Friday 9am-2pm
Pick up donations from local merchants using the Beth-El Center Van; must have valid driver's license
Assist in preparation and/or cooking of luncheon meal
Set up dining room area
Serve meal to clients and clean up after the meal service
Monitor parking lot during or after meal time.
Volunteers must be 13 or older to serve food, 18 or older to cook food.
The Soup Kitchen is looking for groups from businesses, corporations, faith communities and service clubs to prepare and serve dinners on Mondays and Fridays during the late afternoon/evening hours of 4-7 p.m.
Volunteers preparing the meal and setting up the dining room would arrive at 4:00 p.m. Volunteers interested in serving the meal to the clients would arrive at 4:30 p.m.
This is a great service project and/or team building exercise.
If you're interested in this volunteering opportunity, contact Camille at 203.876.0747.
90 New Haven Avenue
Milford, CT 06460
The Beth-El Center's mission is to alleviate homelessness and hunger in the Milford area through shelter, support services, advocacy and community education in partnership with the faith-based community and public and private organizations.