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Diaconates - 2018 Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner Volunteers

Friday, November 16th to Saturday, November 17th, 2018


Positions0 Remaining
Registration OpensRegistration Opened
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age LimitAll Ages

MBCC will hold its 5th annual Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner on November 17, 2018 at MBCC Midtown. The event will begin at 11:00 am and end at 1:00 pm. The purpose of the event is to provide a wholesome pre-Thanksgiving dinner to approximately 500 homeless persons and families in need in a warm and family environment.

If you want to volunteer, please complete the information requested below.  If a valid email address is listed, you will receive an email confirmation.  Parental or Legal Guardian Consent is required if the volunteer is less than 18 years old.

To conduct the event in an orderly manner, it is important that volunteers sign up online before coming to the Pre-Thanksgiving event.  Volunteer Coordinators will have important information to share with their teams prior to the event. 

In addition, to assure that there is sufficient food for the guests, volunteers will not be served a meal.  Please eat prior to coming to MBCC to volunteer.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Volunteers: Please check in at the
Registration Table upon arrival to receive your assignment tag.  Volunteers are responsible for securing their own personal items.

Requirement Details
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
CausesHomeless & Housing
186 Positions Filled | 45 Impacts | 200 Hours

Shifts (16)

Friday, 11/16 - Assist Chef with Food Prep (TBD)12:00pm (CT)5:00pm (CT)3/8Over
Friday, 11/16 - Coat Sorting prior to event12:00pm (CT)5:00pm (CT)10/15Over
Friday, 11/16 - Event Setup and Decorations12:00pm (CT)5:00pm (CT)1/10Over

Saturday, 11/17 - Assist Chef with Food Prep-Shift 17:00am (CT)11:00am (CT)8/8Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Security/Parking Lot Attendants - Shift 18:00am (CT)11:30am (CT)2/4Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Volunteer Registration8:00am (CT)12:30pm (CT)7/7Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Coat Distribution8:30am (CT)1:00pm (CT)30/26Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Food Servers - Plate food8:30am (CT)1:00pm (CT)32/32Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Hostesses- Greet, seat & interact with guests8:30am (CT)1:00pm (CT)11/10Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Prayer Team (Pray with Guests)8:30am (CT)1:00pm (CT)6/6Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Table Monitors - Assure that guests are served; escort to coat room8:30am (CT)1:00pm (CT)26/50Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Table Reset Team - clear tables and re-set8:30am (CT)1:00pm (CT)16/14Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Waiters & Waitresses8:30am (CT)1:00pm (CT)21/22Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Assist Chef with Food Prep-Shift 210:00am (CT)2:00pm (CT)6/8Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Security/Parking Lot Attendants - Shift 211:00am (CT)2:00pm (CT)0/4Over
Saturday, 11/17 - Event Cleanup12:00pm (CT)2:00pm (CT)7/12Over