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Meals on Wheels Driver


Organization: Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre/Centre des ressources de lest dOttawa

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Feb 28, 2021


To deliver meals to seniors in east Ottawa once or twice a week. deliveries are between 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Mileage is paid and a police record check is required. This position would be of interest to those who like to work with seniors and have a vehicle.


Joanne Vermette


Ext: 106

Volunteer Opportunity Address
215-1980 Ogilvie Road Ottawa Ontario K1J 9L3


Good for people interested in: COVID-19 Light Touch Volunteering; Transportation of goods

You will be working with: Seniors

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Many of our clients are unable to get out to purchase groceries and prepare meals for themselves. A volunteer would be providing an essential service to seniors in need. Making a lasting impact on someone's life and brightening their day is very rewarding.

How will the organization benefit?
We struggle to keep up with the demand for our services from seniors. We never want to turn clients away and having enough volunteers to provide this service ensures that we never have to say no to any clients.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors (65+)

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes