Meals on Wheels Volunteer - Simcoe County

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

Position ID: V-MID0054 Last Modified: 25 Feb 2020 Last Full Update: 28 Feb 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactHeather Stone, Coordinator, Volunteers, Canadian Red Cross; Phone: 705-721-3313 ext 5278; Fax: 705-739-9916; Email:
DutiesHelp to deliver meals to residents in your community for the meals on wheels program.
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BenefitsMileage reimbursement at $0.37/km. References provided upon request.
ClientsSeniors, adults with disabilities
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Delivery times vary depending on the community. Barrie meals are delivered between 4-6 pm. Other areas offer lunchtime delivery (approx. 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityUnknown ; Involves travel to clients' private homes. Accessibility cannot be guaranteed at each client's home.
LocationSimcoe County, Bracebridge
Number of PositionsAlliston: 2 individual(s) ; Barrie: 20 individual(s) ; Collingwood: 5 individual(s) ; Midland: 5 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 5 individual(s) ; Stayner: 2 individual(s) ; Wasaga Beach: 4 individual(s) 
35 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required - 2-4 mandatory training sessions throughout the year ; Training on the job
TransportationCar required ; Car required - for most locations ; In Barrie there are some opportunities for those without vehicles.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsMust have 1 million dollar liability insurance on car, Clear Vulnerable Sector Police Check
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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