Volunteer with Chinese Meals on Wheels

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Position description: 

The Health and Home Care Society of BC (Care BC) Chinese Meals on Wheels Program serves nearly 200 meals per day to isolated seniors in Vancouver and Richmond. 

Volunteers provide isolated Vancouver and Richmond residents with hot meals, warm visits and informal checks on their safety.

We are in need of volunteers for the following positions:

Meal courier: Transports meals from the kitchen to various depots in Vancouver and Richmond. Also returns the previous day's empty containers to the kitchen.
Shifts: Flexible; between 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Monday to Friday

Route drivers and servers: Delivers hot meals to clients, provides a friendly visit and informally checks on their safety.
Shifts: Flexible; between 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Monday to Friday

If you have a license but no vehicle we also have partnerships with Modo at no charge. 

We provide orientation, support, and mileage reimbursement and will work around how much time you have to give. We would love you to join our team and help us to provide meals and care with a smile! 

Call Jeana at 604-733-9177 x 113, contact by email at hamiltonj@carebc.ca or apply online here: http://www.carebc.ca/apply-now.html


Most volunteers volunteer once per week, however, we can accomodate and welcome any time that you are willing to give!

Please note a police check is required for all Meals On Wheels volunteers

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
All Ages
English as a second language (ESL)
People with physical disabilities
People with intellectual disabilities
Additional Information: 

This role is suitable for all people, however, people under the age of 19 would need to volunteer with an adult guardian. We have a number of supported volunteers who deliver meals with their support worker. There needs to be an adult who can drive.

How to apply: 
Contact person: 
Jeana Hamilton
Contact phone: 
604-733-9177 x113
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Community Development & Housing
Health, Social Services
Mission: To provide health promotion and supportive care services to communities in British Columbia. Vision: A future where seniors live independently in their own homes
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
15 Oct 2020 to 15 Dec 2020
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: October 16, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: January 14, 2021