Meals On Wheels Volunteer Driver

(Victorian Order of Nurses, Peel Region Office, Meals On Wheels)

Position ID: V-HVC0130
Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2022

Opportunity Details: Meals On Wheels Volunteer Driver

Contact Brittanie Hinzman, MOW Program Coordinator, Victorian Order of Nurses; Phone: (905) 821-3254 ext 4225; Email: brittanie.hinzman@von.ca
Duties a) Pick up and deliver meals to clients, including: 
 
• Reporting to the designated depot at the assigned time (Mississauga near Oakville border) 
• 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 undelivered 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 
- Increase your social network 
- Gain or expand your interpersonal skills 
- Personal growth and satisfaction 
- Excellent volunteer recognition  
- Gain experience in not for profit sector 
- A reference may be provided upon request
Clients Vulnerable clients who can't perform food preparation or shop on their own because of illness, disability or frailty.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of Interest Community Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length Long Term
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 3 / Day
Dates and Times We have a need for any day between Monday - Friday: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Varies by client's residence
Location Delivering meals to Oakville or Mississauga
Number of Positions Burlington: 3 individual(s) ; Oakville: 7 individual(s) 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going
Transportation Driver License required ; Car required
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Driver Abstract

Agency Details: Victorian Order of Nurses, Peel Region Office, Meals On Wheels

Office Phone 905-821-3254 or 905-821-9481
Toll Free Phone 1-866-817-8589 or 1-800-727-1581
Fax 905-821-8256
E-Mail clientrelations@von.ca
Website von.ca/en/von-care/Meals-on-Wheels-Hot
Address & Map
78 William St
Mississauga, ON L5M 1J3
 
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