Online Registration
 
28
May
2019
Wellesley
Dinner for the Center for Homeless Veterans
17 Court St.
Boston, MA  02481
United States of America

Rotary members are more than welcome to arrive early to the event if they would like to see the renovations.  Since meal service begins at 4:00pm, anyone interested in touring the building can come in at 3:00pm.  You’ll notice in the details that the arrival time will say 3:45pm, and that will be the arrival time for everyone – tourers or just servers. 

 

We do not have any other projects available that day, though if interest is higher than what is needed for service – which can go up to a maximum of 10 people – let me know and I think what we can do is have a few people simply sit in the main hall area and play cards or something similar with the residents who are either waiting for or are finished eating.   

 

Would you have time to speak by phone on November 2nd or November 3rd?  I’d like to go over the menu of items and confirm everything with you. 

 

After you review the details below, please do not hesitate to let me know if you have any questions.

 

DINNER GUIDELINES (WEEKEND)

 

  • The number of people required for the dinner meal is 10 – please sign in on the roster when you arrive.
  • Volunteers will be utilized both behind the line serving a prepared meal to the Veteran residents, assisting mobility-disabled Veterans with their trays and providing wait-staff support in the dining hall.
  • Dinner is served from 4:00pm to 5:00pm.
  • Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior (3:45pm) to the beginning of the shift for a briefing from the staff.
  • Hair must be tied back.
  • Baseball caps must be worn or paper kitchen caps will be provided. (No visors).
  • Aprons and gloves will be provided.
  • Casual attire is appropriate but no shorts, sleeveless shirts or tank tops.
  • No open-toed shoes or sandals.

 

  • Please note that due to safety precautions, staffing considerations and space limitations, all volunteers and guests must be 18 years of age or older

 

We strongly urge the use of public transportation as on-street parking is very limited at our location in the Government Center area. 

 

The MBTA stops within walking distance from closest to furthest away are as follows:

 

Government Center on the Green or Blue line

State Street Station on the Orange or Blue

Park Street on the Red or Green

 

Should you need to cancel your service prior to the service date, please contact community.support@nechv.org

 

In the event of a last minute cancellation, please contact the front desk staff directly at:

 

617-371-1700

 

Thank you again for your support of NECHV and Veterans.

 

Best,

 

CJ Beck | Philanthropic Officer, Community Engagement

New England Center and Home for Veterans

17 Court Street, Boston, MA 02108

(p) 617-371-1749

charles.beck@nechv.org

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The New England Center and Home for Veterans is a multi-dimension service and care provider dedicated to assisting Veterans who are facing or are at-risk of homelessness. The Center offers a broad array of programs and services that enable success, reintegration, meaningful employment and independent living.

 

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