Meals on Wheels Driver

Overview

Circle of Care, Sinai Health System

Locaton

Toronto, ON

Availability

Mon - Fri

Between 

9 AM - 12 PM

Commitment

1 month or less

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Individual & Group

Sector

Community & Care

Adult (18+)

Development

Skills you would develop

  • Person-centred care

  • Time management

  • Accountability

  • Collaboration

  • Driving

Ideal for

  • Adults with a few extra hours to spare per week

  • Retirees

  • Seniors that are willing to drive and can lift bags

Contact

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Volunteer Resources Department

(416) 635-2900 ext. 375

Locaton

4211 Yonge St, North York, ON M2P 2A9, Canada

About the position

Are you concerned about the health of elderly seniors in our community?


Do you enjoy driving and have access to your own vehicle?


Can you spare 2 hours once a week?


If you answered YES to any of these questions, this is the role for YOU! Make a difference in the life of senior who may no longer have access to a kitchen or the ability to cook for themselves.


Circle of Care urgently needs drivers to help deliver food on weekday mornings between 9:00 am and noon, with most routes being finished within 1.5 to 2 hours.


Can't make a long term volunteer commitment? No problem! Short term opportunities are available.


Requirements

  • Drivers must possess a valid Ontario Driver's license and proof of insurance

  • Must be willing to use their own car (a safe and reliable vehicle)

  • Individuals should be patient and sensitive to the needs of others

  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to work with others


Heath and Safety: During COVID-19, masks and gloves are provided and safety measures have been put in place

About the organization

Circle of Care, part of Sinai Health, is a leading not-for-profit home care provider for individuals living in the Greater Toronto Area. Our staff and volunteers simplify everyday life for more than 16,000 clients and their families each year, helping them preserve their independence and live comfortably at home.

Impact

Food insecurity and isolation has significantly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.


As a volunteer driver, you can assist Circle of Care in its mission to serve hungry and disadvantaged members of the community.

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