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Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante

Jill Daigle
Manager of Volunteer Services / Chef des services bénévoles
Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante

670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1R 6L2

TEL: 613-233-2424
FAX: 613-232-3029

E-mail: volunteer@mealsonwheels-ottawa.org
Web: www.mealsonwheels-ottawa.org

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People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors

Meals on Wheels is a volunteer-based support service that delivers nutritious meals to individuals to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. The meals are delivered by trained volunteers who provide a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor.
La Popote roulante est un service de soutien bénévole qui organise la distribution de repas nutritifs a des bénéficiaires pour les aider à maintenir leur sante et leur indépendance a domicile. Les repas sont livres par des bénévoles qualifies qui offrent un réconfort personnel, une mesure de sécurité et un visiteur journalier dévoue.


Volunteer Opportunities

Deliver nutritious meals, a caring contact and peace of mind to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities.

Meals on Wheels Ottawa is looking for volunteer drivers across our delivery area of central Ottawa.

Volunteer drivers should:

• have a valid Driver’s License
• have access to a vehicle with minimum $1M liability insurance
• have or be willing to apply for a Police Record Check - Level 3 Vulnerable Sector Check (less than 12 months)
• can deliver a route on their own OR with someone from their household (must also go through volunteer training)
• can commit to helping over a few months, at minimum
• can follow all new health and safety meal delivery protocols put in place due to COVID-19
• Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Meals are delivered from our office located at 670 Albert St as well as other partner kitchens throughout central Ottawa.

There are multiple volunteer shifts available throughout the week. Each shift takes approximately 2 hours to complete. Shifts have staggered start times between 10:50 and 11:30 am

Time Commitment:
The volunteer commitment is flexible and is usually once a week for 2 hours. Some volunteers also help out bi-weekly or on an “on call” basis.

Due to COVID-19, we are providing online training only. This training take approximately 1 hour. You will be contacted about training after signing up.

Please note: if you have already submitted a volunteer application through the Meals on Wheels website or the Community Support COVID Response website, there is no need to apply here too. You will be contacted shortly and we thank you for supporting Meals on Wheels. We look forward to connecting with you soon!

For more info please email volunteer@mealsonwheels-ottawa.org
Location: 670 Albert St. Ottawa, ON. K1R 6L2
Deadline: Mar 31, 2022