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Meals on Wheels Driver

Location: CAN - Flexible
Empl./Engagement Status: Volunteer
Empl./Engagement Duration: 24+ months
Closing Date:

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Description

 

Meals on Wheels Driver Volunteer

Barrie (ON)

 

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 Meals on Wheels Driver Volunteers for the Community Health and Wellness Department.  This position will report to the Community Support Services Coordinators.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver hot and/or frozen nutritious meals to persons who are unable to tend to their own nutritional needs
  • Follow proper food handling practices
  • Ensure meal orders are correct prior to delivery, special consideration of orders with dietary restrictions
  • Provide social contact and report any concerns of deteriorating health and/or other needs to the Program Coordinator
  • Follow all policies and procedures as required to maintain a healthy and safe working environment
  • Drivers are reimbursed mileage and will need to ensure the proper monthly documentation is submitted for reimbursement
  • Complete all training as required
  • Perform other duties as required

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires good driving record with a valid G Ontario driver’s license
  • Minimum of $1,000,000 vehicle liability insurance

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent understanding of safe food handling practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Physically able to carry full hot meal bags/and some frozen meal bags
  • Good working knowledge of the town and surrounding area

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Much of the work is performed independently with minimal supervision. The driver will be responsible to come to the Meals on Wheels location to: pick up meals, to submit and/or receive necessary paperwork, and to complete required training.

 

This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record check.  The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 


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