Spread Holiday Joy in Mount Vernon & Lisbon! Donate $15 to sponsor a senior gift bag or $25 to sponsor a holiday food box.

Need a hand this holiday season? Call about  holiday meal boxes or Adopt-a-Family gifts. Open to Lisbon & Mount Vernon residents.

If you signed up to Adopt-a-Family this holiday season and have not received a wish list via email, please contact us so we can get the information to you ASAP.

COVID – 19 Updates: Masks are required at all times in the building. Thank you for your help in keeping our vulnerable populations healthy.

Volunteer Opportunities

You are vital to the success of SELCC. Whether you’re interested in helping out just once, or have time to contribute once a week or once a month, we have a place for you! Your generosity strengthens our community and enables Southeast Linn to fulfill our mission of service. Volunteer Interest Sign-up

Helping With Activities at SELCC –  

December Volunteer Opportunities

Food Pantry

  • Pack food orders Mondays from 1:00-3:00.
  • Assist clients during Drop-In hours Tuesdays from 9:00-11:00 and Thursdays from 2:30-5:00.

Kitchen Volunteer for Senior Dining

  • Weekdays 10:30-11:30. Sort items for Meals on Wheels drivers. 

Front Desk

  • Answer phones and assist walk-in clients. Mondays and Fridays 9:00-11:00 or as needed.

Freestyle Clothing Closet

  • Assist clients during a Saturday shift. 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 10:00-noon.
  • Help sort donations as needed.

Helping With Deliveries and Pick-ups –

December Delivery & Pick Up Opportunities

Senior Transportation

  • Volunteers drive seniors to appointments locally or in Cedar Rapids or Iowa City. Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required. Volunteers choose their availability. Mileage is reimbursed through funds from the Heritage Area Agency on Aging.

Deliver Meals on Wheels

  • Weekdays 11:15-12:15. Pick up approximately 10-15 meals at Southeast Linn. Deliver to home-bound seniors in either Lisbon or Mount Vernon. Can help out one time or on a regular schedule.

Deliver Food Pantry Orders

  • Tuesdays at 9:00 and 1:00 and Thursdays at 1:00. Pick up orders at SELCC and deliver to households in Lisbon and Mount Vernon.

Pick up Food Pantry Supplies

  • Pick up from HACAP food reservoir in Hiawatha on Thursdays at 9:30. Truck or large vehicle required.