Meals On Wheels Volunteer

(Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, VON - Mount Forest)

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Position ID: V-GUE1867 Last Modified: 03 Jan 2022 Last Full Update: 03 Jan 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementDeliver Meals - Brighten Days
ContactKelsey Richardson, Meals on Wheels Supervisor, Victorian Order of Nurses; Phone: 519-323-2330 ext 5235; Fax: 519-323-9655; Email:
DutiesVolunteers are needed to deliver meals to clients in Guelph, Centre Wellington, and North Wellington. 
Volunteer positions are available for both tasks.
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BenefitsVolunteering with the Victorian Order of Nurses is a great opportunity to give back to your community, meet new people and have new experiences while being a part of Canada's leading charitable organization addressing community health and social needs.
ClientsMeals On Wheels clients are seniors and adults with disabilities who need assistance in order to meet their nutritional needs
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Pandemic / Coronavirus / COVID-19 Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Volunteers must be compassionate, patient, responsible, dedicated and have a desire to help people in their community.
Commitment LengthMinimum commitment is 2 hrs weekly; volunteers are needed who are available for regular shift each week.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one - This position is a moderate level of interaction. Volunteers interact with their delivery partner during routes and briefly with each client.
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (10:30 am to 1 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (10:30 am to 1 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (10:30 am to 1 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (10:30 am to 1 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (10:30 am to 1 pm) 
takes place over the lunch hour 
11AM to 1:00 PM
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Accessible - Dependant on the client home
Number of PositionsElora ; Fergus ; Guelph ; Mount Forest 
10 individual(s) needed in total. 
Meals on Wheels drivers who like distance driving are needed. Rural route coverage needed in North Wellington.
TrainingOrientation - Introduction to the organization. ; Training on the job - Mentoring/coaching training is available.
TransportationCar required - For drivers only. Runners don't need a vehicle.
CostMileage compensation is available for the driver.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsA clear Vulnerable Sector Check (police check) is required for this position, and can be done through the Guelph Police station.  
A driver's abstract is required for volunteers applying for the driver position. Driver's must have a valid driver's license, insurance, and a vehicle to deliver.
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Organization NameVictorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, VON - Mount Forest
Office Phone519-323-2330
Toll Free Phone1-888-506-6353
Address & Map
392 Main St N, Unit 4
Mount Forest, ON N0G 2L2
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