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Meals on Wheels Northeastern Illinois

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1 in 6 seniors struggles with hunger. You can change that with just 2-3 hours a week.

Meal Packers will have an opportunity to be a part of a brand new kitchen. Packers will organize and assemble prepared meals from the Meals on Wheels kitchen and arrange them in such a way that allows our delivery drivers to pick up the meals quickly and efficiently.

Meals on Wheels Northeastern Illinois 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 10:15-11:30am and delivered on predetermined routes Monday-Saturday (including Holidays). Hands on training and ongoing support is provided.

Volunteers will

  • Report to Meals on Wheels NEI location 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 on Wheels NEI office.
  • Notify Meals on Wheels NEI office if driver does not show up for their route.
  • Be prepared to assist in the kitchen if necessary

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be comfortable and safe while handling food
  • Must be organized, consistent, and efficient.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Must be physically able to lift, package, and carry items.
  • 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 on Wheels NEI volunteers, partners, and donors.

Time Commitment

  • 2 hours per shift. 1 day per week.
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www.mealsonwheelsnei.org

Meals on Wheels NEI 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.

6 Shifts

  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Meals on Wheels Northeastern Illinois

Location:

1123 Emerson Street, Suite 213, Evanston, IL 60201, US

Mission Statement

Meals on Wheels NEI fosters health and contributes to individual well-being and independence by delivering nutritious meals, medically prescribed diets, and providing other supportive services to the home bound, elderly, disabled and others temporarily unable to care for their nutritional needs.

Description

Meals on Wheels NEI provides Meals on Wheels services in Chicago's North Shore communities of Evanston, Skokie, Wilmette-Kenilworth, Winnetka-Northfield, and Glenview as well as the Lake County communities of North Chicago, Waukegan, Zion, and Winthrop Harbor.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 6 shifts

WHERE

1723 Simpson St.Evanston, IL 60201

(42.05581,-87.69705)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per shift. 1 day a week.

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