County of Marin - News Releases - Meals on Wheels

For Immediate Release
September 14, 2023

Volunteer for Marin's Home-Delivered Meals Program

Join us in supporting homebound older adults and seniors in need

Marin County, CA – Are you interested in making a positive impact on the lives of older adults in Marin County? The Marin County Area Agency on Aging is looking for dedicated volunteers to support its home-delivered meal program, commonly referred to as "Meals on Wheels." This program provides essential nutrition support to vulnerable, homebound older adults in our community.

Informational Presentations:

Join us for an informational presentation to learn more about the Meals on Wheels program and how you can get involved. You can choose from one of the following sessions:

  • Register for Monday, September 18, 9–10 a.m.
  • Register for Tuesday, September 19, 1-2 p.m.

What You'll Learn:

  • Discover the purpose and scope of the Meals on Wheels program.
  • Understand the impact of this program on older adults in our community.
  • Learn about the rewards of helping homebound older adults receive nutritious meals.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Client Assessment Volunteers: Volunteers are needed to conduct regular assessments of program clients. This crucial role helps ensure that eligible older adults can continue to receive the support they need. Commit to a minimum one-year term and contribute at least four hours a week. Training and background checks will be provided.
  • Office Aide Volunteers: Help assemble welcome packets and provide office assistance. Your support will streamline program operations. Hours are flexible and will be determined by mutual agreement. Orientation will be provided.

Important Information:

  • All volunteers will be part of the Marin County Health and Human Services Department's MarinShares Marin County Volunteers program.
  • Volunteers are required to complete harassment-prevention and privacy training and sign a volunteer agreement.
  • The Area Agency on Aging operates within the County's Health and Human Services Office of Aging and Adult Services.

Contact Information: For more information or to get involved, contact the program office at (415) 473-3766.

“Your dedication and support can make a significant difference in the lives of older adults in Marin County,” said Jenay Cottrell, the Marin Social Services/AAA Program Manager. “We look forward to welcoming you as part of our team. Together, we can provide essential meals and support to those in need.”


Kari Beuerman
Social Services Director
Department of Health and Human Services

20 N. San Pedro Rd.
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6263
Email: Kari Beuerman
Marin HHS website