Meals on Wheels/La Popote Roulante ( Ottawa) ( Bilingual Not Required)
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Volunteer Types: Food preparation and services, Health Care, Mental Health, Transportation of goods
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Disabilities, Health and Diseases, Senior Citizens
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: December 30, 2023
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Description

Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteers to help deliver meals to seniors those who are differently-abled and recovering. The volunteer commitment is very flexible and in your hands. After a short informal interview, orientation and training you can sign up for shifts! Each shift is 2 hours and usually occurs over the lunch period from Monday to Saturday. We also offer limited evening volunteering positions on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Drivers deliver hot and frozen meals programs. Drivers can use their own vehicles to make deliveries to clients at their homes. During this time, volunteers see the direct impact their help makes in the clients’ lives.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Volunteering for Meals on Wheels is a rewarding experience that makes a meaningful impact in your community. Meals on Wheels is a bilingual non-profit organization, our vision is to deliver nutritious and affordable meals to persons in need. Our mission is to promote the dignity, health and independence of the elderly, those who are differently-abled and recovering.
How will the organization benefit?
Meals on Wheels relies on volunteers to keep our service running at full capacity. We help our clients access to nutritious food is essential for their health and independence. During these times of increased food insecurity, Meals on Wheels helps those in our community who may no longer be able to cook, may have difficulty accessing groceries, or would simply like some help with their meals.
Volunteer location:
Various locations in Central Ottawa.

Contact

Idil Sheikh
@Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante (Ottawa)
613-233-2424
Ext: 3228
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Families, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 20
Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services, Health Care, Mental Health, Transportation of goods
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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