Meals on Wheels Driver

Posted: May 27, 2019

Region: Etobicoke, Ontario

Application deadline: January 31, 2020


Purpose: 

  • Deliver nutritious meals to elderly, chronically ill, vulnerable clients in Etobicoke

 

Location: 

  • 118-557 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke ON, M9W 6K1 (In plaza with St Louis on corner, unit facing the 401)

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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 sheet
  • Provide ample notice to Volunteer Coordinator, if unable to perform volunteer duty as scheduled


Qualifications:

  • 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

 

Time Commitment:

  • 2 and a half hour shift. Monday- Friday delivery between 11am – 1:30pm or 9am-11:30am on Wednesday
  • 6 – 12 month minimum commitment preferred

 

Training & Development:

  • Orientation to the Canadian Red Cross/Red Crescent Society Movement
  • On the job specific training

 

Benefits & Opportunities:

  • Opportunity to be part of a worldwide humanitarian organization
  • Serve the community
  • Gain practical work experience and develop valuable skills
  • A rewarding experience from helping to provide clients with nutritious meals, and to enable them to live independently in their own homes

Interested applicants please APPLY HERE.