Wheels to Meals Driver

(Links2Care, Acton, Community Social Services Programs)

Position ID: V-HVC0057 Last Full Update: 15 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactSherisse Bhimani, Volunteer and Friendly Visiting Associate, Links2Care; Phone: (905) 873-6502 ext 165 * (519) 853-3310 ext 165; Email: sbhimani@links2care.ca
DutiesVolunteers drive clients to and from dining locations and can participate in the meal. A social outing for shut-in seniors every other week. Outing includes transportation by volunteers, if needed, to a local restaurant.  
Suitable for Adults and Seniors who have a good driving record.
More Info Linkwww.links2care.ca
BenefitsMileage reimbursed
ClientsSeniors in the Acton area
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Friend / Penpal ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Good driving skills and good driving record. Good communication skills. Some knowledge of Acton and/or Georgetown area.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning (11:30 - 1:30 pm) 
Times: 11:30 AM to 1:30/2:00 PM; every other Monday
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityUnknown - depending on location
LocationFrom clients home to restaurant and back
Number of PositionsActon: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total. 
Must have valid drivers licence and current insurance
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationCar required
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirementsvulnerable sector screening, may also be asked for a drivers abstract
Agency Details
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Organization NameLinks2Care, Acton, Community Social Services Programs
Office Phone519-853-3310
Address & Map
47 Mill St E
Acton, ON L7J 1H1