Meals on Wheels: Des Moines – Back-up Driver

Program: Meals on Wheels
Location: Des Moines
Schedule: Thursday mornings
Duration: Ongoing
Group or Individual: Individual
Kid Friendly: No
Summary: Deliver meals to clients as needed

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 is needed to deliver Meals on Thursday mornings. Drivers arrive at the center to pick up meals at 9:30 AM, and deliveries usually take about 1 hour. This position would be on the occasional basis (fill in while one of weekly drivers is way). We are looking for volunteers who are interested in volunteering longer term.

Qualities sought in Meals on Wheels volunteers: Commitment to the well-being of elders, good communication skills, reliability, flexibility, attention to detail, resourcefulness, and good cheer.

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.