Volunteer Opportunities

There's Something for Everyone

Call 319-398-3943 x1012 or email Sandy Rosenberger at srosenberger@horizonsfamily.org.

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Nutrition & Wellness Programs

  • Plant, tend, and harvest in Horizons' Community Gardens.
  • Summer Meals Volunteers – Serving meals to children at, community centers, apartment complexes and mobile home parks over the summer months.

Meals on Wheels

  • Meals on Wheels Drivers – Delivery of hot meals between 10:45 am and 12:15 pm, 5 days a week. 
  • Kitchen Line - Help on the serving line, dish food into home-delivered meal trays, or running the sealing machine, or carrying the hot bags to dock area. Please contact before signing up. Morning hours available.
  • Kitchen Prep - Preparation of cold food items needed for the following day: counting, scooping, cutting. Need is based on menu and staffing.

Corporate Adopt-A-Route Program

  • Company employees deliver meals during their lunch hour once a week, once a month, or somewhere in between. Participating companies are seen as a community partners, while building exceptional employee morale and creating better employee communication and team building.

Administrative Support

  • Database Management
  • Marketing
  • IT Support

Miscellaneous

  • Building Maintenance
  • Beautification of outside grounds

Special Event Volunteers

  • Lunchbox (in March) – Assist with food preparation, packaging, or delivery for our three-day fundraiser for Meals on Wheels
  • Turkey Trot (in November) – Walk/Run with breakfast being served to raise funds for Horizons programming
  • Holiday Volunteers (in December) – Wrap gifts and help with our Santa for Seniors program.

Survivors Volunteers

  • Make or provide lunches for families of the Survivor Program during trial - Volunteers needed in 13 counties to provide and deliver meals to families during trial. Monday through Friday, dates coincide with trial dates. Trials can last up to 2 weeks.

If you have any other skills or talents you would like to share please let us know!