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 7 days (Sun, 31 Jan)

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


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.

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.


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.


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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