Meals on Wheels Driver/Runner

(Links2Care, Georgetown Community Hub, Care At Home - Meals Programs - Hot and Frozen Meals)

Position ID: V-HVC0488
Last Full Update: 27 Dec 2023

Opportunity Details: Meals on Wheels Driver/Runner


The Meals on Wheels driver/runner delivers nutritious meals to people living at home who are unable to prepare their own meals, and/or picks up meals from the meals provider and brings them to our distribution sites in Georgetown/Acton. You can complete the route independently, or bring a friend and volunteer together! 

Contact Skylar Micallef, Volunteer Coordinator, Links2Care; Phone: 905-873-6502; Fax: 905-873-6195; Email:
  • Possess a valid Ontario Driver’s licence and a safe driving record. 
  • Has access to a safe and appropriate vehicle, which is adequately insured with a minimum of 1 million dollars of liability. 

  • Has the physical ability to carry meal bags. 

  • Pick up route list and meals from the office location (Georgetown or Acton). 

  • Using your own vehicle, deliver meals to each client on the route sheet. 

  • Uses sanitization practices such as recommended hand washing and food serving guidelines.  

  • On completion of meal delivery, returns list and meal bags to office. 

  • Reports any unusual client conditions and concerns to Coordinator. 

  • Maintains calmness in emergencies, with an ability to assist in a crisis. 

  • Participates in annual volunteer survey.  

  • Interact professionally in accordance with Links2Care Code of Conduct and Human Rights Act. 

  • Maintain complete confidentiality of client information in accordance with Links2Care confidentiality/privacy policy. 

  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

More Info Link
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 ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Student Placement ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; - Should be able to lift up to 30lbs  
- Volunteer with a buddy! Bring a friend and volunteer together
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 2 / Day
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Not Applicable
Location Georgetown and Acton
Number of Positions Acton: 10 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 10 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Transportation Driver License required ; Car required ; Access to a safe and appropriate vehicle, which is adequately insured with a minimum of 1 million dollars of liability.
Police Check Required
Start Date On or after 22 Dec 2023

Agency Details: Links2Care, Georgetown Community Hub, Care At Home - Meals Programs - Hot and Frozen Meals

Office Phone Georgetown: 905-873-6502
Acton: 519-853-3310
Oakville: 905-844-0252
Toll Free Phone Georgetown: 1-866-920-6502
Oakville: 1-866-844-0252
Fax 905-873-6195
Address & Map
360 Guelph St, Unit 33
Georgetown, ON L7G 4B5
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