Barrie - Dispatcher of Hot Meals on Wheels Program

(Canadian Red Cross, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services)

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Position ID: V-MID0040 Last Modified: 25 Feb 2020 Last Full Update: 29 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactHeather Stone, Volunteer Coordinator, Canadian Red Cross; Phone: 705-721-3313 ext 5278; Fax: 705-739-9916; Email:
DutiesThe responsibilities of the dispatcher include: to arrive at distribution point at 3 pm, take inventory of prepared meals, organize meals into pre-assigned routes, greet delivery driver volunteers, dispatch meal routes, and report any occurrences to the Coordinator.
BenefitsYou will provide a valuable service to the community, gain work experience, mileage reimbursement at $0.45/km
ClientsClients of Meals on Wheels program
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Persons with a physical disability ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Office Administration
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Friendly attitude, with good communication skills. Dependable, reliable, and punctual. Good organization skills and a desire to work with others.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon (3:00pm - 6:00pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon (3:00pm - 6:00pm) 
Wednesday: Afternoon (3:00pm - 6:00pm) 
Thursday: Afternoon (3:00pm - 6:00pm) 
Friday: Afternoon (3:00pm - 6:00pm) 
Days may vary
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsBarrie: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required - 2-4 mandatory training sessions throughout the year ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Red Cross, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Office Phone705-721-3313
Toll Free Phone1-800-387-2251
Address & Map
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 809B
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
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