Meals on Wheels Driver (Georgetown)

(Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Support Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0079 Last Full Update: 15 Jun 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactKatie, Volunteer and Friendly Visiting Coordinator, Links2Care; Phone: 905-873-6502 ext 165; Email: kcraig@links2care.ca
DutiesTo pick-up and deliver hot meals to assigned clients in the Georgetown area while also performing a wellness check by talking with the client to ensure that they are safe and all is well.
More Info Linkwww.links2care.ca
BenefitsConnect with your community and gain experience with seniors or adults with disabilities. Volunteers feel a sense of accomplishment and reward knowing that they are helping someone in need.  
 
Travel expenses are reimbursed.
ClientsSeniors and persons with disabilities in the Georgetown area.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; 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 ; Patience, reliability, understanding, caring, good communication and listening skills, and the ability to socialize. Some knowledge of seniors and/or adults with disabilities is helpful.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; At least a 6 month commitment would be preferred.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesTimes: approximately 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM;  
Days: as convenient to volunteer and agency
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Accessible
LocationGeorgetown and Acton area.
Number of PositionsActon: 1 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 1 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Must have valid drivers license and current insurance.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Ongoing support from coordinator(s) is provided year round.
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required ; 1 million dollar liability insurance required.
CostVolunteers are responsible to obtain a Police Background Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to starting. Once volunteers begin, half the cost of the police check is reimbursed.
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements1 million dollar liability car insurance is required.
Start DateOn or after 15 Jun 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameLinks2Care, Georgetown, Community Support Services
Office PhoneGeorgetown: 905-873-6502
Acton: 519-853-3310
Oakville: 905-844-0252
Toll Free PhoneGeorgetown: 1-866-920-6502
Oakville: 1-866-844-0252
Fax905-873-6195
E-Mailinfo@links2care.ca
Websitewww.links2care.ca
Address & Map
360 Guelph St, Unit 33
Georgetown, ON L7G 4B5
 
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