Summer Meals Volunteer

Help distribute free lunches

Distribute nutritious meals and snacks to youth age 18 and younger during the summer, at one of Brooklyn Public Library’s participating locations.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in set up and break down of Feeding Site
  • Distributing sack lunches to children
  • Keeping accurate records of lunches served
  • Supervise children and their families during meal time

Program Notes

  • Ability to make a minimum commitment of 2-5 days per week for 2 hours a day for Block 1 or Block 2

Block 1: June 27th – July 3rd

Block 2: August 18th – August 29th

  • BPL will conduct an investigative background check on volunteers 18 and older, which may be used when considering a prospective volunteer's application

Participating Libraries

Monday-Friday 1pm-2:30pm

  • Bay Ridge Library, 7223 Ridge Blvd, 11209
  • Borough Park Library, 1265 43rd Street, 11219
  • Bushwick Library, 340 Bushwick Avenue, 11206
  • Clinton Hill Library, 380 Washington Avenue, 11238
  • Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue, 11224
  • Crown Heights Library, 560 New York Avenue, 11225
  • DeKalb Library, 790 Bushwick Avenue, 11221
  • Dyker Library, 8202 13th Avenue, 11228
  • Gerritsen Library, 2808 Gerritsen Library, 11229
  • Kensington Library, 4207 18th Avenue, 11218
  • Macon Library, 617 DeKalb Avenue, 11233
  • Mapleton Library, 1702 60th Street, 11204
  • Midwood Library, 975 East 16th Street, 11230
  • New Lots Library, 665 New Lots Avenue, 11207
  • New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, 11214
  • Paerdegat Library, 850 East 59th Street, 11234
  • Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 11203
  • Washington Irving Library, 360 Irvin Avenue, 11237
  • Williamsburg Library, 240 Division Avenue, 11211
Tuesday – Friday 1:00 pm-2:30pm
  • Bedford Library, 496 Franklin Avenue, 11238
  • Flatbush Library, 22 Linden Blvd, 11226
  • Jamaica Bay Library, 9727 Seaview Library, 11236
  • Saratoga Library, 8 Thomas S. Boyland Street, 11233
  • Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14th Street, 11235
  • Stone Avenue Library, 581 Mother Gaston Blvd, 11212

How to apply:

Complete an online application.

In the create an assignment section of the application, write ‘Summer Meals’

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