Volunteer Dress Code

Volunteers and Provide-A-Meal groups are requested to arrive dressed appropriately for the work that they will be performing. This dress code has been developed with the safety of volunteers in mind, following work place safety standards are designed to respect our clients. Please adhere to this code to insure that you will be able to fully take part during your day of service. Volunteers arriving dressed inappropriately will not be allowed to take part unless suitable accommodations can be made.

  • Volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes.
  • Volunteers should not wear revealing or tight-fitting clothing. Please do not wear tank tops, sleeveless or low-cut shirts, or tight pants (such as yoga pants).
  • Acceptable clothing includes shirts that cover the stomach, upper arms and chest, shorts that come within 3 inches of the knees, and long pants.
  • A hat or hairnet is required for volunteers handling food. Hats may be brought from home (we suggest baseball caps) Please do not wear large or dress hats. Hairnets or hats will be provided by SOME.
  • Disposable gloves are required for volunteers handling food and will be provided by SOME.

If you find that you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact us at 202.797.8806 ext. 2106 or [email protected]. We will be happy to discuss this and to insure that you have an enjoyable experience at SOME.

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