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About the Position
Position #: 18930
OrganizationCommunity Support Connections - Meals on Wheels and More
Position: Occasional Meals on Wheels Driver
Location: 61 Woolwich Street North, Breslau (office)
Impact Statement: Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver meals to individuals, who for various reasons are unable prepare their own meals. Clients have the choice of hot meals, frozen meals or a combination that can be chosen for a wide variety of specialized or therapeutic diets.

By giving 60 - 90 minutes of your time, you will ensure that seniors and adults with disabilities have access to daily essential nutrition needs. You will also help to feel more secure in their homes, due to a friendly volunteer checking in on them.
Description: Meals are delivered Monday Friday, over the lunch hour (between 11:00 am - 1 pm). Each route takes approximately 60 to 90 minutes to complete and delivers to 7 - 12 homes. Flexible Time commitment. We are looking for volunteers to fill in on occasional basis and when we have last minute cancellations. Mileage reimbursement provided.

Meals are picked up from four sites: Breslau MOW office (61 Woolwich Street North); The Family Centre (65 Hansen Avenue, Kitchener), Hazelglen Alliance Church (45 Hazelglen Dr., Kitchener) and YMCA Immigration Services (258 Hespeler Rd. Cambridge).

Volunteer screening process:
- Complete Online application
- Vulnerable police check
- Two references check
- Minimum $1 million car insurance
- G license and access to a reliable car
- Completion of training
Training Details: Scheduling team and volunteer coordinators are always available to discuss concerns and to provide ongoing support, as needed.

CSC offers regular volunteer educational workshops on various topics. All volunteers are notified of upcoming sessions.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Meals are delivered between the hours of 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Food/Hospitality, Senior Services
Skill(s): Customer Service, Sensitivity, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://www.communitysupportconnections.org
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Yesenia Torres
Phone: 519-772-8787 Ext. 214
Address: 61 Woolwich Street North Breslau, N0B 1M0

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Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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