Program: Meals on Wheels
Schedule: Wednesday mornings
Group or Individual: Individual
Kid Friendly: Yes
Join our Volunteer team to help Meals on Wheels in King County fight hunger! As a Meals on Wheels Volunteer, you will belong to a team committed to helping homebound seniors maintain their health and independence with nutritious food, personal contact, and caring service.
A Volunteer Driver is needed to deliver meals Wednesday mornings in Burien. Volunteers arrive at the center to pick up meals between 10:30 AM – 11 AM, and deliveries typically take 1 – 1.5 hours. Mileage is reimbursable. We are looking for volunteers who are interested in volunteering long term.
A Volunteer Backup Driver is needed to deliver meals in Burien on Wednesday mornings, as needed. The backup driver would fill in when the weekly driver is unavailable. Drivers pick up meals between 10:30 am – 11 am, and are typically done with their route in 1-1.5 hours. Training is provided and mileage is reimbursable while making deliveries. We are looking for volunteers who are interested in volunteering long term.
Qualities sought in Meals on Wheels volunteers: Good communication and people skills, reliable, good cheer, and a commitment to the well-being of homebound elders. This is an on-going volunteer commitment.
Requirements: Complete the Meals on Wheels Volunteer Application, consent to a Washington State Patrol background check, the ability to lift 15 pounds and work in cold temperatures, and be age 18 or more.