Meals on Wheels Driver

(Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall)

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Position ID: V-CWD0127 Last Modified: 01 Dec 2019 Last Full Update: 01 Dec 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMegan Kanters, Volunteer Coordinator, Home & Community Support Services of Grey - Bruce; Phone: 519-372-2091 ext 2821; Email: mkanters@homecommunitysupport.com
Duties• Arrive at the Meal Source at the prearranged time.  
• If delivering with another volunteer, meet volunteer and pick up route sheet. 
• Deliver meals in the order they appear on the route sheet/book. 
• At the client’s home. Knock loudly and call out “Meals on Wheels”. 
• Place hot meals on client’s table. If delivering frozen meals, offer to place in freezer. 
• Retrieve empty tray and previous days’ dishes for return to Meal Source. 
• Converse with client to check on client’s well being. 
• Report any problems or concerns encountered in carrying out duties to Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce.
More Info Linkwww.homecommunitysupport.com
BenefitsVolunteering is ultimately about helping others and having a positive impact on the well-being of others. What better way is there to connect with your community than to give a little back? When you contribute your time, skills & ideas, we all benefit. As a volunteer, you help build the community that you benefit from—everyone wins!
ClientsHome and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce is a team of caring staff and volunteers who provide community based services that support independence and enhance the quality of daily life for seniors, adults and their families.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Friend / Penpal ; Personal Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; • Genuine interest in assisting seniors and adults with physical disabilities, good listening skills, caring and friendly, reliable and must hold a valid drivers license
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning (30-60 minutes per shift) 
Tuesday: Morning
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsBruce County: 3 individual(s) ; Grey County: 3 individual(s) 
 
6 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Meals on Wheels Drivers are needed across Grey-Bruce! Owen Sound, Meaford, Thornbury, Wiarton, Sauble Beach, Lion's Head, Tobermory, Port Elgin, Southampton, Kincardine, Walkerton, Hanover, Mildmay and Durham
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationCar required ; Volunteer is responsible for own transportation
Police CheckRequired
Referrals6
Agency Details
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Organization NameHome and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall
Office Phone519-372-2091
Toll Free Phone1-800-267-3798
Fax519-372-2748
E-Mailmailbox@homecommunitysupport.com
Websitewww.homecommunitysupport.com
Address & Map
1350 16th St E, Unit G 12
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6N7
 
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