Rose Garden Cafe Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Irvine Senior Services.  To ensure we are meeting the needs of our senior community, we ask that all volunteers commit to volunteering a minimum of two hours per week for at least three months.

The majority of our volunteer opportunities are Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  If you need weekend or evening hours, please see the Fitness Center Attendant and Facility Operations Support opportunities.

Below you will find a listing of our current Rose Garden Cafe volunteer openings. If you are interested in any of these, please contact Jackie Friday at 949-724-6923 or jvargas@cityofirvine.org.

Dishwasher │ Lakeview Senior Center

Don’t like to cook? Perfect! Everyday dishes pile up and we need your help! Join a great crew of staff and volunteers as a valued dishwasher. Complimentary Lunch provided for dishwashing volunteers! Proof of recent negative tuberculosis (TB) test required. 

  • Duties: Rinse dishes and run through dishwasher
  • Requirements:  Must be 16+, negative Tuberculosis (TB) test within past year
  • Available Shifts: Monday through Friday from noon.-2 p.m. 

Meals on Wheels Packager │ Lakeview Senior Center

Prepare and package food to be delivered to homebound seniors in Irvine.

  • Duties:  Place meal and side dishes on tray, wrap and date for delivery. Clean equipment and dishes used in preparation.
  • Requirements:  Must be 16+, negative Tuberculosis (TB) test within past year
  • Available Shifts:  Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 .m.-noon 

Kitchen Assistant and Food Preparation │ Lakeview Senior Center

Prepare, package and plate foods for the Rose Garden Café and Meals on Wheels.

  • Duties:  Chopping, cutting, peeling and preparing food for up to 200 persons. Light cooking such as making sauce or sautéing meat.  Clean equipment and dishes used in preparation.’
  • Requirements:  Must be 16+, negative Tuberculosis (TB) test within past year
  • Available Shifts:  Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-noon

Rose Garden Café Cashier│ Lakeview Senior Center

Greet the participants dining in the cafe and serve as a cashier.

  • Duties:  Setup sign-in table, computer and collection boxes. Sign all participants in prior to giving lunch ticket and receiving their cash donation. 
  • Requirements:  Must be 16+, negative Tuberculosis (TB) test within past year, completed interview, cash handling experience preferred.
  • Available Shifts:  Waitlist Only

Rose Garden Café Server│ Lakeview Senior Center

Help serve lunch and socialize with the seniors in the Rose Garden Cafe.

  • Duties:  Assist with setting tables, serving food and beverages and clearing dishes
  • Requirements:  Must be 16+, negative Tuberculosis (TB) test within past year
  • Available Shifts:  Waitlist Only