Neighborhood Cooking Foundation
PROVIDING THE HOMELESS COMMUNITY OF SEATTLE WITH FRESH, RESTAURANT-QUALITY, HOME-STYLE MEALS

Volunteer area

Documents and information for volunteers

Below are links to documents used by the Homeless Cooking Project.  If you need permissions to access a document or can't find what you need, please email neighborhoodcooking@gmail.com.

General Information

Delivery Site Master List

This document lists contact information, delivery information, shelter counts, and more for each shelter the Homeless Cooking Project feeds.

Driving Directions

How to get to each of the shelters we feed.

Other Contacts

This list contains contact information for various people who work on the Homeless Cooking Project.

Schedule of Events

A list of any changes for the current month's Homeless Cooking Project, who is signed up to do what, etc. (The document will be named "Schedule of Events: Month Year.")

Who Does What?

Figure out who to contact for whatever you need.

Login Credentials

How to sign in to various accounts and services used by the Homeless Cooking Project.

Food Delivery Coordinators

How to print shelter labels

Need more of the labels for each shelter?  Here's how to print them.

Expediters

Expediter Tasks

This document lists things for the expediter to oversee during Homeless Cooking.

Expediter Checklist

Use this checklist to count pans, make sure that the shelters receive food to meet their needs, etc. (Works best if you print on both sides of the paper).

How to print labels

Need more shelter labels or reheating instructions labels?  Here's how to print them.

Cooking Instructions note sheet

Print these pages to write down John's cooking instructions.

Pan Count Cards

Print and fill out these cards to be sent along with the PSKS delivery driver.

Chair Labels

Do the labels used to identify where the food for each shelter goes need to be updated or reprinted?  Here's where to get them.

Communications Coordinators

Communications Coordinator How-To

What needs to be done to keep everyone informed and up-to-date, including how to give permissions to view all of these documents.

How to add email addresses to the Homeless Cooking Project email list

Add folks to the list here!

Issues to track by month

Easy to forget these things without a list!

Reminders Managers

Reminders Manager How-To

Instructions for sending reminder emails live here.

Issues to track by month

Easy to forget these things without a list!

Pan Pickup Coordinators

Pan Pickup Coordinator How-To

Instructions for pan-wrangling found here.

Pan Pickup Table

This document summarizes the pans sent out to the shelters this month.

Pan Pickup Map and Directions

This document includes information about retrieving St. Clouds' pans from the shelters after each Homeless Cooking Project.

Webmasters

Blog post How-To

Need to post to the blog on this site?  Here's how you do it.

Images

These are the images used in templates on phplist.com.  They should already be on the phplist servers...but are here too just in case.

Videographer

How to upload video to YouTube

If you've recorded video of John's announcements, here's how to upload it to YouTube for posting on the website.

Sending emails using phplist.com

How to send email to a list using phplist.com

To send a newsletter or any other message to the Homeless Cooking Project and St. Clouds Restaurant email list, use these instructions.

Newsletter Content

Download this document to edit the content you want to send in a newsletter.  NOTE:  If possible, it is much better to get the original Word document from John.  Using this document may result in formatting problems.

Newsletter Template

Download this document if you need to change the template used for newsletters.  NOTE:  If possible, it is much better to get the original Word document from John.  Using this document may result in formatting problems.

Letterhead Template

Download this document if you need to change the template used for non-newsletter emails.  NOTE:  If possible, it is much better to get the original Word document from John.  Using this document may result in formatting problems.