Volunteers deliver the services that Nourish the Human Spirit!

At LifeCare Alliance, we have multiple family-friendly opportunities for individuals and companies to get involved, ranging from one-time group opportunities to our Adopt-a-Route program.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Meals-on-Wheels

Meals on Wheels delivery volunteer
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DELIVERY

Weekdays: Pick-up meals at one of our multiple convenient satellite locations near your home or work and deliver to homebound individuals.

Weekends: Pick meals up from drop-off sites in Dublin, Gahanna or LifeCare Alliance, and deliver to those who are homebound. Scheduling is arranged for weekday or weekend delivery opportunities based upon availability.

Holidays: Deliver meals to homebound neighbors on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Meals-bag pick-up and drop-off conducted at 670 Harmon Avenue for all holiday routes.

Time Requirement: 1-2 hours.

KITCHENS

Groups and/or Individuals: Assist LifeCare Alliance kitchen staff with tasks necessary to keep Meals-on-Wheels program running smoothly. Duties range from seated tasks (i.e., condiment inventory, ‘blizzard box’ assembly, etc.) to foot-work (plating meals, packing meals, disposing of meal-bag liners, wiping bags down after delivery, storing bags until next use, etc.).

Location: 670 Harmon Avenue or 1699 W. Mound St.

Time Requirement: Different groups and/or individuals daily

Groceries-to-Go Pantry

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FOOD PANTRY ASSISTANT

Assist with keeping food pantry running smoothly—includes variety of administrative, bagging, stocking and distribution tasks. Stock new inventory on shelves, rotating older inventory to the front of the shelf for distribution. Organize and stock inventory according to categories (fruits, vegetables, pasta etc.). Bag grocery orders for pick-up. Distribute orders to clients that come to collect filled orders. Notify appropriate program personnel of drop-in requests. Maintain that the pantry is in safe working order by disposing of trash and unneeded cartons in the dumpster.

Location: 670 Harmon Avenue

Time Requirement: Negotiable based upon availability of both volunteer and agency; pantry hours: 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:30-3:30pm, Monday – Friday.

DELIVERY DRIVERS

Provide groceries to homebound patients living with cancer or HIV/AIDS. Pick up bags of groceries up at the Harmon Avenue Groceries-to-Go facility. Deliver groceries to assigned patients’ homes.

Location: 670 Harmon Avenue Groceries-to-Go Pantry

Time Requirement: 1-2 hours.

Senior PetCare

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PET FOOD DELIVERY (ANIMEALS)

Meals-on-Wheels, but for pets! Senior PetCare volunteers deliver supplemental pet food and supplies to homebound clients in Franklin County. Our AniMeals route opportunities offer flexibility for delivery. You decide the day of the week and time. Each route lasts approximately 1 hour and delivers pet food to 5-10 clients.  Routes are delivered once per month using the volunteer’s vehicle and supplies are available at our 670 Harmon Ave. building between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., 7 days a week.

BAG AND SORT PET FOOD AND SUPPLIES

Bag pet food into smaller portions for delivery to clients.

Location: 670 Harmon Avenue

Time Requirement: 1-2 hours.

Columbus Cancer Clinic

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CCC MAMMOGRAPHY ASSISTANT

Ensure that procedures for greeting, check-in and clerical/administrative duties flow smoothly, in order to deliver the most pleasant experience possible for clinic clients.

CLINIC MAMMOGRAPHY ACTIVITIES

Pull mammography charts of previous/current Clinic clients for the next week’s scheduled appointments. Prepare mammography charts for new patients with upcoming appointments. File old charts and mammogram reports. Volunteer must demonstrate good organizational and time management skills and maintain client confidentiality.

Location: 1699 W. Mound St.

Time Requirement: Negotiable based upon availability of both volunteer and agency.

Other Opportunities

Assist with a variety of areas including volunteering in the office Senior Dining Centers, or Wellness Centers, assisting with projects and events, or sponsoring a supply drive.
GENERAL OFFICE SUPPORT

Many of our Agency’s departments have general needs for filing support and office assistance.  Needs and times vary depending on department.

PROJECTS & EVENTS

The agency holds several major events over the course of the year and there are multiple opportunities for individuals and groups to assist throughout the year.  These include Big Wheels (January / February); Fan Campaign (June – September); and Senior Farmers Market Nutritional Program (July – October).

SUPPLY DRIVES

Have your family, group, church, or company sponsor a supply drive to donate non-perishable food items, household & hygiene items, or pet food and supplies.  Visit our Amazon Wish Lists to see what is currently at the top of our need list.

CANCER THRIFT SHOPS

Thrift stores in Grove City, Reynoldsburg, and Worthington raise money to support the Columbus Cancer Clinic. These shops are powered by volunteers, who operate every facet of the business. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, visit your desired location.

ONE-TIME GROUP ACTIVITIES

Bring your team for a one-time volunteer experience to deliver Meals-on-Wheels, assist with assembling care boxes for our clients, sort and bag pet food, help in our kitchens and food pantry. Contact us today to plan your visit!

2021 SPIRIT AWARDS

Congratulations to Our Winners!
Volunteers make our world go ’round! Thank you so much to these wonderful people who have given their time and effort building unity in our community.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS

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Meals on Wheels volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with LifeCare Alliance!

NEW VOLUNTEERS
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EXISTING VOLUNTEERS/INQUIRIES
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