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Bring smiles to local seniors, join Home Delivered Meals.

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ORGANIZATION: Johnson County Aging and Human Services

  • 117 people are interested
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Deliver a nutritious, hot, noon-day meal with a smile to homebound senior adults. You can choose from eight nutrition center locations to find one that is close to home, work, or school. Deliveries are made from approximately 10:45 am - noon Monday through Friday.

Volunteers adopt a weekly route, delivering once a week. As well, volunteers can sign up as a substitute and drive when they are available, at least two times a month.

Our nutrition centers are wide spread across Johnson County. We have pick-up locations in Blue Valley, De Soto, Gardner, Lenexa, Merriam, Olathe, Overland Park, and Spring Hill.

Must be 18 years old to deliver. Children are welcome to accompany a parent or grandparent.

Must attend a volunteer orientation, Home Delivered Meals training, provide copies of your driver's license and auto insurance, and complete a background check.

With Just One Hour a Week, You Can Become a Home Delivered Meal (Meals on Wheels) driver today!

Register online at" https://joco.samaritan.com/recruiter/501/OppDetails/762/Human-Services-General-Orientation/?fbclid=IwAR0DqTs9GVn6_IJIYphx9lHomYPcxMcvObtRuVICaffINOd4KySiK8k9nPI

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About Johnson County Aging and Human Services

Location:

11811 S. Sunset, Suite 1300, Olathe, KS 66061, US

Mission Statement

"Providing essential human services as a safety net, targeting older adults, people with a disability, and low-income families, in order to support independence, dignity, and self-sufficiency."

Description

Johnson County Aging and Human Services needs and welcomes volunteers for programs, such as:

Food Pantries: Help Human Services staff meet the needs of low-income residents in one of three Multi-Service Centers, located in Gardner, Lenexa, and Mission. Volunteers can provide a hand in stocking the food pantry and also provide assistance with office administrative tasks.

Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels): Deliver a nutritious, hot, noon-day meal with a smile to homebound senior adults. You can choose from eight nutrition center locations to find one close to home, work, or school. Deliveries are made from approximately 10:45 am - noon. Volunteers deliver once a week as regular drivers, or when they are able as substitute drivers.

Catch-a-Ride : Through the Catch-A-Ride program, volunteers transport residents in their own vehicles to essential appointments in Johnson County. Volunteers set their own schedules.

Office Administration: Provide behind the scenes support at any Aging and Human Services office. Duties may include data entry, answering telephones, filing, preparing mailings, and other necessary office tasks.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Seniors
Community, Hunger, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

11811 S. SunsetSuite 1300Olathe, KS 66061

(38.91471,-94.79942)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation
  • Food Service
  • Elder care

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Short-term opportunities available such as substitute routes (as-needed) or long-term opportunities available such as an adopted weekly route (once a week).
  • Volunteer Orientation, Auto Insurance, Driver's License, Background Check

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