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You can make a difference
It's not only clients whose lives are enhanced by Meals on Wheels. People who give time to Meals on Wheels say volunteering has added a new dimension to their lives. The satisfaction of doing something practical yet personal is reward in itself.
 
Volunteers are crucial to the operation of every Meals on Wheels organisation. They drive the cars and deliver the meals and other food services to clients, as well as helping run the service by serving on the management committee.
The Benefits of Volunteering with Meals on Wheels NSW
Paying it forward
“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give” — Winston Churchill 

With 155 services across the state, volunteering for Meals on Wheels NSW allows you to give back to your community. 

And, you'll feel good too!
Building friendships
"Volunteering with Meals on Wheels is so rewarding. Not only do we get to meet so many interesting people that we deliver to, but we form wonderful friendships with other volunteers along the way" - Christopher, Meals on Wheels volunteer

Volunteering is a great way to make friends. At Meals on Wheels NSW, you'll meet many people who, like yourself, who want to do good for the community and help put smiles on clients faces.
Career and skill building
"Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation" — John Ruskin

Volunteering is a great way to boost your resume and gain new skills. By becoming a volunteer, you're experiences will allow you to learn and build new skills that can be applied in your career.
You'll feel great
“The true secret of happiness lies in the taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life” — William Morris

Volunteering your time and skills will help boost your self confidence, mental and physical health and give you a sense of achievement.
Connection is key
“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued" — Brené Brown​

Volunteering with Meals on Wheels NSW will help you establish and maintain a connection with those within your local community and beyond.