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Position: 878 - Volunteer Driver
Organization: Caledon Meals on Wheels Volunteer Opportunities
Position Address: Town of Caledon, Bolton and Orangeville
Location: Caledon

Goal

Caledon Meals on Wheels (CMOW) believes in and continues to build and sustain a community where individuals can enjoy healthy, independent and connected living at any age. Priincipally, we deliver meals (fresh/frozen/groceries) to residents 65 and older (living in Caledon, Bolton, Orangeville) who cannot independently provide for themselves due to disability or infirmity. CMOW also provides support through other programs intended to promote health and wellness. Our motto: 'Live Your Life!' Deliveries are made possible with the invaluable assistance of local, energetic volunteers. Join a dedicated team of over 200 volunteers, who have recognized that the COVID-19 Emergency makes their involvement and contributions even more important than ever!


Description

[ During COVID-19, applications are being processed, so don't hesitate to APPLY! ] Deliver hot meals to residents in your community. Volunteer drivers pick up hot meals at 1 of 3 locations closest to them and deliver the meals to clients within a specified area. Route sheets and maps are provided with any special instructions. Drivers also provide a security check for clients, ensuring that clients are safe and volunteers follow up with CMOW staff if they have any concerns. You are invited to apply through the CMOW website (see 'Social Media', below), or through Volunteer MBC, as a client with a 'profile' within its Referral System. Clients can click the yellow box 'Apply Now!' and gain immediate access to the CMOW 'volunteer application' form. Thank you!


Benefits

+ Join a dedicated team of volunteers and staff and make a direct impact upon your community + Mileage is paid for use of your vehicle + Particularly during COVID-19, assist an older adult (65+) with essential needs + Opportunity to 'network' and build your local contacts + Enhance your own health and wellness by becoming a valued volunteer!


Qualifications

  • Valid Class 'G' Ontario Driver's Licence
  • Access to a reliable, clean motor vehicle that is covered by auto insurance as required by the Province of Ontario
  • Ability to perform moderately physical tasks (lifting, carrying, mounting steps, etc.)
  • Strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols (including wears masks, etc., contactless delivery)
  • Punctual, reliable, capable of abiding by an agreed schedule
  • Friendly, engaging, ready to volunteer as part of a team and independently
  • 'Police Vulnerable Sector Check' is mandatory
  • *** Screening of applicants will be 'virtual' (tel/email/online interview)

Min Age: 18   
Police Check: Required   
Resume: Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment
Shifts are available Anytime

Meals are picked up Monday to Friday, around NOON, at the Vera M. Davis Centre for Bolton and Caledon routes; at Caledon East for Caledon East and area residents; and Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Lord Dufferin in Orangeville for Orangeville residents. TRAINING will be scheduled upon acceptance.


Training

Orientation, plus ongoing support Emphasis on COVID-19 health and safety


More Details
Areas of Interest: Food Services, Senior Support, Transportation
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individuals



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.cmow.org
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caledon-Meals-on-Wheels/186306238170055?ref=tn_tnmn
http://@CaledonMOW
http://youtu.be/vU0pz-A_pPA


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