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Volunteer Opportunities

Meal service:

Most of our volunteer opportunities involve our meal service (food prep, dining room setup and clean-up, serving, dishwashing and kitchen clean-up). These activities take place at Epworth United Methodist Church (UMC),  9008 Rosemont Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Food Donation Pick-up: Another volunteer need is food donation pick-ups, some regularly scheduled and some as needed. Volunteers use their own vehicles for this activity.


Student Volunteer age requirements: 

TLT is an approved organization for MCPS SSL.  Middle or high school students may serve and clean up.  Middle schoolers need to be accompanied by an adult.  Student Signup

Meal Service Team Schedules and Hours: 

Volunteers are typically assigned to a team.

Teams typical only serve one day per month.

Meals are prepared and served Monday through Friday.


Meal Prep Hours:  1:00 – 3:30 pm

Dining Room Setup:  2:30 – 3:30 pm

Meal Servers: 3:30 and 4:30 pm

Clean-up:  Washing dishes and pots and cleaning the dining room and kitchen  3:30 – 5:00 pm

Food donation pick-up schedule: 

Food donations are typically from local businesses and made on a regular schedule, usually a weekly pickup. 

Donations are delivered directly to Epworth UMC on pre-set days and times. 

Pick-ups require the use of the volunteer’s own vehicle.

Volunteer Form

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