Meals On Wheels Volunteer Driver

(Victorian Order of Nurses, Toronto-York Region Branch, Peel Satellite Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0130 Last Full Update: 13 Feb 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactDamanjot Sohal, Program Coordinator, Victorian Order of Nurses; Phone: (905) 821-3254 ext 4225; Email:
Dutiesa) Pick up and deliver meals to clients, including: 
• Reporting to the designated depot at the assigned time 
• Picking up route list, and meals, etc. 
• Delivering meals to assigned clients, dropping off notices etc. within expected time frames 
• Ensuring that meals are received by the client at the time of delivery or following previously made arrangements or procedures 
• Talking with the client to observe that they are safe and all is well 
• Returning containers and any money collected to the designated depot 
• Returning any undeliverable meals to the designated depot 
b) Maintain confidentiality of route sheets 
c) Submission of expense claim form as required 
d) Use “MOW” car sign to facilitate parking and to increase community awareness of the program 
e) Report to the supervisor any concerns regarding the well-being of the clients 
f) Attend in-service training as arranged by the branch, including initial orientation
Benefits- Working as part of a dedicated team committed to serving the needs of the community 
- Experience working with seniors 
- Educational opportunities 
- Personal growth and satisfaction 
- Excellent volunteer recognition 
- A reference may be provided upon request
ClientsVulnerable clients who can't cook or shop on their own because of illness, disability or frailty.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday - Friday: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityVaries by client's residence
Number of PositionsOakville: 15 individual(s) 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsDriver Abstract
Agency Details
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Organization NameVictorian Order of Nurses, Toronto-York Region Branch, Peel Satellite Office