Meals on Wheels San Diego County is taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our clients and volunteers, such as wearing face masks/facial coverings and observing social distancing. All COVID-19 protocols will be explained during our volunteer training. 


  • Minimum twice per month commitment 
  • Delivery time is approximately 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
  • Choice of delivery days: Monday-Saturday
  • Assigned routes close to home or businesses


  • Submit a volunteer application
  • Valid driver's license
  • Proof of auto insurance
  • Smartphone/device to use our Mobile Meals App
  • Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a licensed adult
  • Must pass a live scan ($10.00 fee) NOTE: Background checks/live scans are not needed for active-duty military, first responders or individuals under 18 years of age.
  • Watch our volunteer training video

Meals on Wheels San Diego County does not accept volunteers needing court-ordered hours.


Steps to Volunteer Checklist Volunteer Application FAQS Live Scan Instructions


Questions? Please contact us at or 619-278-4011.




Non-Discrimination Policy Statement for Programs and Services
Meals on Wheels San Diego County, has a policy of non-discrimination in all programs and services. No one shall be excluded on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, veteran and military status or disability unless required by the eligibility guidelines for services.

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Meals on Wheels San Diego County does not sell or distribute donor information in any way. You can be assured your information is secured and protected at all times and only used by this agency in processing your donation and supplying you with Meals on Wheels San Diego County information.