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Position:
2785 - Meal & Food Box Delivery Drivers > IMMEDIATE NEED!
Organization:
Position Address:
Community Door, 7700 Hurontario Street, Brampton, Ontario
Location:
Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon

Goal

As COVID-19 eases, there continues to be a high demand for Drivers, who engage in a variety of projects designed to assist those in 'isolation', including CONTACTLESS delivery of meals (and food boxes) to those residents (mainly to seniors), who are unable to shop or otherwise provide independently for themselves. As the 'volunteer centre' for Peel region, Volunteer MBC has played a significant part in coordinating volunteers for these worthwhile, vital initiatives. OUR MOST PRESSING, IMMEDIATE NEED at this time is for DELIVERY DRIVERS >>> especially drivers who can volunteer on THURSDAYS, who have access to a reliable vehicle, and who can pick up MEALS from Community Door (see Map, below), then deliver these to addresses in Brampton (there may also be deliveries in Mississauga and Caledon). If you can organize your time to reliably accommodate this 'role' (see DESCRIPTION), you'll be making an extremely important contribution to respond to our needs this Summer, in July, through August.Able-bodied seniors, too, are welcome to apply!


Description

PLEASE NOTE: We are in PARTICULAR NEED of drivers for THURSDAY pick up/delivery in August & September . . .

  • Volunteers are particularly needed THURSDAY, and every effort will be made to work out mutually convenient schedules (see TIME COMMITMENT, below)
  • Pickup of MEALS, FOOD BOXES will be in at the Community Door - Brampton (see Map, below, for the physical address), CONTACTLESS DELIVERIES to be made as part of ROUTES in Brampton, and possibly Mississauga and Caledon (details to be provided upon your application and during recruitment/screening)
  • Boxes of 'fresh produce' may be added to the items available for pick up/delivery
  • In every pickup/delivery, volunteers' health and safety are a top priority
  • You can expect to volunteer independently

> > > Mileage paid for this 'role'

PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY, and NO LATER THAN August 14, 2022, bearing the commitment in mind. Clients with volunteer 'profiles' within Volunteer MBC's database should 'click' the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to indicate (register) your interest in this volunteering opportunity.


Benefits

Assume a vital 'role' as part of your response to 'isolated' residents, helping when needed most, this Summer +++ Opportunity to volunteer in-the-field +++ To varying degrees, you will be able to socialize, even 'virtually' +++ Mileage paid +++ Personal satisfaction that you are part of making sure that fellow residents, 'vulnerable', 'isolated' and/or in need, have ample food +++ Upon successful completion of your volunteering engagement, you may request confirmation of your 'volunteer hours' and/or a Letter of Reference


Qualifications

  • Full Class 'G' Ontario Driver's Licence (or acceptable equivalent)
  • Access to a reliable vehicle that is covered by third party liability auto insurance required in Ontario
  • Lifting/carrying fairly light boxes (meals, food boxes, 'fresh produce'), plus walking and possibly climbing stairs
  • Solid oral English (fluency in additional language(s) always welcome)
  • Knowledge of main routes in your local community is a plus
  • Firm commitment to volunteer within the specified volunteer engagement period of  AUG / SEPT (see TIME COMMITMENT, below)
  • Committed to abide by the delivery program's Health & Safety rules
  • Access to the Internet for purposes of communication (see TRAINING, below)

SCREENING for this volunteering opportunity will be virtual (tel/email/online interview(s)). After you have APPLIED, please monitor your email (incl. 'Junk/Spam' folders), plus leave space on your voicemail for communications from Volunteer MBC.

Min Age: 21   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Short Term (3 months or less) commitment starting 2022-08-01 AND ending 2022-09-23
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Monday Afternoon

EIGHT (8) THURSDAYS, starting August 4, 2022 > Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 8, 15, 22nd: Usually 2 to 3 hours, with pick up @ 12:30 PM and 3 to 4 CONTACTLESS DELIVERIES (Volunteers must commit to the schedule and be reliable and punctual. Thank you.)
PLEASE NOTE: Schedule outlined above is subject to change, based upon need for deliveries


Training

TRAINING will be virtual, online (unless otherwise advised)


More Details
Areas of Interest: Customer Service, Food Services, Life Skills & Accessibility, Parent & Child Support, Senior Support, Transportation, Multilingual
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Unknown
Ideal for: Individuals, Groups, Older Adults
Apply before: 2022-08-14



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