Meals at Home fosters health and contributes to individual well-being and independence by delivering nutritious meals, medically prescribed diets, and providing other supportive services to the homebound, elderly, disabled and others temporarily unable to care for their nutritional needs.
Meal Delivery Volunteers pick up prepared meals from food providers and deliver meals to homebound clients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Report to pick up meals at assigned time
Before leaving hospital, check that you have the correct number of meals for clients receiving food that day.
Promptly report any problems with order to the Meals at Home office.
Notify Meals at Home office is client is unable to receive meal, looks unwell or is in any unsafe conditions.
Drivers must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license, vehicle registration and insurance. (Runners may be under 21; minors must be accompanied by a registered volunteer parent or guardian.)
Must be a driver in good standing with the State of Illinois or issuing state.
Must be physically able to get in and out of a vehicle repeatedly and walk short distances.
Desire to serve others with respect for of different backgrounds and abilities.
Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public.
Respect and maintain confidentiality of Meals at Home volunteers, partners, and donors.
- Veteran Care
- Elder care
- Food Delivery / Distribution
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- minimum of 2 hours/month