Meals on Wheels Runner

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:

  • Assist with sorting of meals.
  • Provide a friendly visit and a personal security check-in to each client receiving meals.
  • Report any problems encountered during volunteer duty and any concerns with clients’ deteriorating health status or need for other services, to Coordinator, or Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Provide ample notice to Volunteer Coordinator if unable to perform volunteer duty as scheduled.

 

Qualifications:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle client related incidents according to procedures provided through previous 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.