*SERVE IT UP: Prep and Provide Meals for the Homeless @ LA Mission

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90013

Date: 6/26/2019 Spots Remaining: 0


WHAT: Help prepare and serve the evening meal at L.A. Mission.

ABOUT L.A. MISSION: Los Angeles Mission is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the homeless living on the streets of downtown’s Skid Rowhttp://www.losangelesmission.org/

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES: L.A. Works volunteers bring a warm, hearty dinner to some of the 1,800 homeless served daily. Throughout the evening, volunteers help to prep the kitchen, prepare, serve, clean, and organize the kitchen.

IMPACT: Our volunteers are the heartbeat of Los Angeles Mission. As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to impact the lives of our neighbors and friends in the Skid Row area.



Volunteers must wear the following
or they cannot participate:

  • Long pants
  • Closed-toe shoes
Volunteers may not wear the following:
  • Shorts, mini skirts
  • Midriffs, tank tops, sleveless tops
  • Tight or see-through clothing
  • Sandals, open-toed shoes
  • Dangling earrings
Additional Requirements:
  • Please do not sign up more than two weeks in advance of the project.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors.
  • No cameras - pictures are prohibited
  • Must provide at least 48 hours of notice if you must cancel. We often have a waitlist and no-showing leaves us short-handed and isn't fair to our waitlist.

SPECIAL NOTES: Free parking off Winston. Please approach the gate and say you're working for the mission. The entrance is on the backside of the mission.


ACCESSIBILITY: L.A. Works firmly believes that we strengthen the social fabric of our community by involving all in service. If you feel you need accommodations to participate in this project please email us at info@laworks.com.

QUESTIONS? Email the Opportunity Leader below.

WANT TO SIGN UP? If you would like to volunteer for this opportunity, please click on the SIGN UP button.

*This project is managed by L.A. Works for L.A. Mission and is led by an L.A. Works Volunteer Project Leader. L.A. Works is a nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. 

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety 

By clicking “sign up,” I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am signing up Activities that are coordinated and managed in conjunction with a third party Agency or Organization, and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction over the site where these Activities take place. The site of these Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”).  The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.  By clicking “sign up,” I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Activities and have considered those risks. I hereby expressly and specifically assume such risks, including any and all risk of injury, illness, harm, or loss that I may incur as a result of my participation in the Activities. I hereby fully and forever release and discharge L.A. Works from, and expressly waive, any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, that may arise from my participation in the Activities. 

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Hunger & Homelessness
  • Population Served: Families, Homeless, Low-income Communities
  • Activity Type: Food Preparation & Meal Services,Featured
  • Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:16+
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