Meals on Wheels Volunteer Driver

(Links2Care, Acton, Community Support Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0160 Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactKatie Craig, 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 Acton area while also performing a wellness check by talking with the client to ensure that they are safe and all is well.
More Info Linkhttps://www.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 or adults with disabilities who are living in the Acton area.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; 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 LevelSolitary ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
SeasonsYear Round
LocationActon
Number of PositionsActon: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Ongoing support from coordinator(s) is provided year round.
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required ; Volunteer is responsible to have transportation.
CostVolunteers are responsible to obtain a Police Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to volunteering. Once volunteers begin, half of the cost of the police check is reimbursed.
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements1 million dollar liability car insurance is required.
Agency Details
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Organization NameLinks2Care, Acton, Community Support Services
Office Phone519-853-3310 or 905-873-6502
Toll Free Phone1-866-920-6502
Fax519-853-3530
E-Mailinfo@links2care.ca
Websitewww.links2care.ca
Address & Map
69 Acton Blvd
Acton, ON L7J 2H4
 
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