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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2100 Pfingsten RoadGlenview, IL 60026
Logo - 50th Anniversary

About

1 in 6 seniors struggles with hunger. You can change that with just 2 hours a week.

Glenbrook Packers organize and assemble prepared meals from Glenbrook Hospital and arrange them in such a way that allows our delivery drivers to pick up the meals quickly and efficiently.

Meals at Home is partnered with area hospitals and restaurants to provide daily, fresh meal deliveries to Seniors and others in Evanston, Skokie, Wilmette-Kenilworth, Winnetka-Northfield, and Glenview. Meals are picked up by volunteers between 11-11:30am and delivered on predetermined routes Monday-Saturday (including Holidays). Hands on training and ongoing support is provided.

Volunteers will

  • Report to Glenbrook Hospital at 9AM
  • Ensure correct number of meals, and assembling cold/hot meals into bags arranging them by route
  • Promptly report any problems with order to the Meals at Home office.
  • Notify Meals at Home office if driver does not show up for their route.
  • Be prepared to complete the route if necessary

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be comfortable and safe while handling food
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • 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 people 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.

Time Commitment

  • 2 hours per shift. 1 day per week.
IF YOU DON'T RECEIVE A RESPONSE FROM US, PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM OR CALL US AT (847) 332-2678. WE ALWAYS RESPOND TO VOLUNTEER REQUESTS. THANKS!

www.mealsathome.org

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.

Skills

  • Elder care
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Delivery
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per shift. 1 day a week.

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