Meals on Wheels Driver

Posted: October 13, 2017

Region: Etobicoke, ON

Application deadline: March 31, 2018

Are you a friendly, outgoing person who enjoys talking to new people every day? Do you want to help the Canadian Red Cross help vulnerable people by providing much needed support to those who need it the most?
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Meals on Wheels Driver to assist with the delivery of nutritious meals to elderly, chronically ill or recovering clients in Etobicoke. This position would report to the program Coordinator 
  • Drive a volunteer runner and transport meals for delivery to clients
  • Assist with sorting of meals.
  • Review meal delivery route and map to plan trip prior to leaving the office
  • Where needed, provide suggestions to improve sequence of client deliveries in the assigned route to office staff for revision of route sheets
  • Provide ample notice to Volunteer Coordinator, if unable to perform volunteer duty as scheduled.
  • Good communication skills
  • A valid Class G or higher Ontario Drivers’ licence
  • At least 2 years’ driving experience in the Greater Toronto Area. Fewer than 4 accumulated demerit points, with no licence suspension within the last 3 years
  • A valid Emergency First Aid Certificate with training provided by the Red Cross, if driving a Red Cross Vehicle. If driving personal vehicle, must have $1 million liability insurance.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle client related incidents after training.
  • Punctual, reliable conscientious, sensitive to needs of seniors/people with disabilities.
This position requires a successful Canadian Criminal Record Check and/or successful Vulnerable Sector
Apply now to join our local Red Cross team and become a part of the world’s largest humanitarian organization, and one of our 13 million volunteer across the world.
The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested parties may submit their application & resume, no later than March 31, 2018.
The Canadian Red Cross Society
While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position.

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