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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES & COVID 19 UPDATE FOR SERVING: 

In compliance with the CDC guidelines, we are keeping our building clean and sanitized.  We also provide masks and gloves for our volunteer, and have several precautions in place to protect volunteers, guests, and staff.   Volunteers are wearing gloves and masks.  Currently, we are serving meals "to go" at the door, behind a plastic shield, providing a Contact Free experience for our guests. We encourage those in your social circle to volunteer together. 

We do need you now more than ever! You may help serve as an individual by joining our Banquet Angels text service by texting Angels to 605-413-1971 where we text you when we need help, OR community members may  sign up on our Sign up Genius link:

Week of Sep. 21 - 26:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050f4fadaa23a0fd0-week27

Week of Sep. 28 - Oct. 3:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050f4fadaa23a0fd0-week28

You may also download the Sign Up Genius app to keep track of your assignments. 

Groups of 5 or more may still sign up at https://thebanquetsf.org/serve-a-meal   

For questions on serving a meal or volunteering call 605-335-7066 or email volunteer@thebanquetsf.org  

We need folks to volunteer for a wide variety of duties at The Banquet. 
See this handout. 

Serve a meal as a group 

To serve a meal with a group of 5 or more click HERE or on the Serve a Meal tab above. The days marked in red on the calendar indicate the days we need groups. Find a date that works for your group and fill out the online form. Wendy, our Volunteer Coordinator, will follow up with more info!

Once you have submitted your Serve a Meal form and then you can use our online form for who is coming to serve:  Group Members  Signup Sheet

Serve a meal as an individual 

No group?  No problem! You have 3 choices for us to contact you:

1. Sign up to be a Banquet Angel and receive volunteer text alerts when we need last minute help. Text the word ANGELS to 605-413-1971 to sign up. If you can help, reply back to the message. If you aren't able to help at that time, simply don't respond. Angel volunteers are lifesavers for us, we would love to have you on the team!

2.  Individuals can now Sign up  to volunteer on Sign up Genius -  links are up above. 

You may also download the Sign Up Genius app on your phone and register to keep track of your assignments. 

3. Have Wendy put you on the email listing when help is needed. 

Contact Wendy, Our Volunteer Coordinator, if you have questions (605) 335-7066 (work phone), 605-929-3282 (cell phone - feel free to call or text)  or volunteer@thebanquetsf.org

To view or print detailed requirements for serving each meal, please click here:   SERVING DETAILS

PDF versions of meal sign-up sheets:   Breakfast, Lunch, Supper, Banquet West 

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Volunteer in the Children's Room

Do you love kids? Are you looking to get your children involved in volunteering? We need hosts in our Children's Room  to entertain our young guests. We have all the supplies for crafts, coloring, reading, and playing games. These volunteers are needed Monday-Friday from 4:50 pm-approx. 6:45 pm. Call Wendy to schedule a date (605) 335-7066. (This program is put on hold unti our dining room is open!)

Volunteer for Project S.O.S or Special Projects 

Please call Mary, our Special Events Coordinator for more information at 605-335-7066

Volunteer in the Front Office

We have volunteers staff our front desk answering phones and processing mail. We currently are always looking for subs who can fill in as needed. 

Data Entry

At times we need people to assist us with data entry or typing up addresses. If interested in this sype of position let us know. One should know how to use Excel.