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Meals on Wheels Drivers and Runners
Meals On Wheels

Not On Bus Route Not Wheelchair Accessible No Parking Available

Urgency: Average

Number of volunteers needed: 20

Minimum Age: 17

Work Location: Residences throughout the City

Police Check: Not Required

Reference Check: Required

Vehicle: Required

Smoking: Not Permitted

Language(s): English

Sector(s): Health
Social Services

Work Type(s): Providing Services Directly to People

Duties: Drivers with vehicles or deliveries (those who can get in and out of the cars and deliver the meals), some people can do both. Age and health determine what you can do. Deliver a route (15-20 people per route) between the hours of 11:15 am and 1 pm. We are grateful if you can help out 1 day per month or as regular as once every two weeks.

Skills Expected: Friendly, compassionate person who doesn't get flustered. Either you are the driver or the delivery person or both, you must be pleasant as this is a labour of love. Aging is going to happen to each of us so this phase of life should be kept in mind. Drivers are required to have a valid drivers license.

Orientation: At the location where the meals are picked-up and training is provided on how to handle and deliver the containers. Training consists of 45 minute instruction and a practice run with another volunteer.

Training: Yes

Benefits: Providing a valuable community service to people in great need of this organization. Satisfaction of knowing you have helped.

Car Required: Yes

Comments: Usually the client is an elderly person unable to make nutritional foods for themselves. The more time you can volunteer, the better..every hour is very much appreciated! Delivery times are from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Start Date: 01/01/2001
End Date: Ongoing
Time Commitment: 2 hours per month
for 12 days.
Day(s) Needed: Monday
Season(s): Year Round
Contact: Lea De Vries-Bothwell
Phone: 705-942-2204 ext: 239
Fax: 705-256-4204
Email: lbothwell@fjdaveyhome.org

733 Third Line E., Box 9600
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 7C1