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Meals on Wheels - Driver


  • WHERE
    scarborough, ON

DESCRIPTION

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of Co-coordinator the volunteer will assist in the organization and effective delivery of the
MOW program in collaboration with other volunteers and staff.

Requirements & Desirable Characteristics:
- Interested in working with seniors and adults with disabilities.
- Reliable and trustworthy; punctual; warm and caring; cheerful, patient and friendly.
- Physically capable of carrying meal bags above 10lbs.
- Must be in good health.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.
- Must have adequate insurance coverage (agency provides information form to give to the volunteer’s insurance agent).
- Must submit to a Police Reference Check which has resulted in an outcome that is deemed satisfactory to the agency.
- Complete an orientation and training
- Knowledge of Scarborough a plus.

Responsibilities:
- Collect, organize and pack meals from food source.
- Transport meals to clients’ homes.
- Report any concerns/observations to Program Coordinator immediately.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Inform the Coordinator as soon as possible, if unable to volunteer on an assigned date.
- Follow the program’s health and safety protocol.

Prohibited Activities:
- Your duty as Meals on Wheels volunteer is limited to the above responsibilities. If a client asks you to do something that is questionable, or if you are asked to provide other services, inform your coordinator immediately.

Supervisor: Meals on Wheels Coordinator

Time Commitment: 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (approximately 2.5 hours of volunteer time). A commitment of 6 months should be considered for continuity of program success. Flexible days.

Reimbursement:

The agency has a set trip reimbursement rate for gas allowance which is reviewed annually by the Board of Directors.

Who You'll be Assisting

TransCare Community Support Services

Specializing in bringing food to the clients that are elderly, disabled, chronically ill or convalescent in the scarborough area.

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Who You'll be Assisting

TransCare Community Support Services

Specializing in bringing food to the clients that are elderly, disabled, chronically ill or convalescent in the scarborough area.