Volunteer Posting 188

Meal Delivery Drivers
Meals on Wheels Ottawa
Ottawa area, 670 Albert Street Ottawa, ON K1R 6L2
up to 2 hours per week
closes in 95 days (Sun, 31 Jan 2021)

Meals on Wheels Ottawa: 

Meals on Wheels Ottawa is a bilingual not-for-profit community support service that delivers nutritious hot and frozen meals to seniors and adults with disabilities to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home

 

Currently Recruiting:
Volunteer Drivers

 

Purpose:
Deliver nutritious meals and provide a caring contact to seniors and adults with disabilities in Ottawa.

 

Volunteer Criteria:

  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have access to a vehicle with a minimum $1 million liability insurance
  • Can deliver a route on their own OR with someone from their own household (must also go through volunteer training)
  • Have or be willing to apply for a Police Record Check – Level 3 Vulnerable Sector Check (less than 12 months)
  • Can commit to helping over a few months, at minimum
  • Can follow all new health and safety meal delivery protocols put in place due to COVID-19
  • NOTE: Before applying, please go through Ontario Public Health’s COVID-19 self-assessment to ensure your health and safety.


Where:
Meals are delivered from our office located at 670 Albert St as well as other partner kitchens throughout central Ottawa. Meals are delivered in our catchment area.

 

When:
There are multiple volunteer shifts available throughout the week. Each shift takes approximately 2 hours to complete. Shifts are currently as follows (subject to change due to COVID-19 situation):

  • Tuesdays and Fridays: staggered start times between 10:30am – 1:30pm
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays: start time approximately 11:00am

 

Time Commitment:
The volunteer commitment is flexible and is usually once a week for 2 hours. Some volunteers also help out bi-weekly or on an “on call” basis.

 

Training:
Due to COVID-19, we are providing online training only. This training take approximately 1 hour. You will be contacted about training after signing up.

 

 

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