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Help Needed During COVID-19! Road to Recovery Drivers -- Escondido

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Interfaith Community Services

  • 18 people are interested

Who doesn’t feel better after a nutritious meal? We know residents recuperating from serious illnesses or injuries at Interfaith’s Hawthorne Family and Veteran Center do! Help them become healthy again and provide the basic need of nutrition by transporting meals (along with our cook) from our kitchen at 550 West Washington Avenue, Escondido to our recuperative care center at 250 North Ash Street, Escondido. While you are there, help serve the meal and afterwards return our equipment (and cook) back to our main campus.

Note: Your vehicle must have enough space to carry 3 to 4 coolers.

Staff Supervisor: Chef on Duty

Time Commitment:

  • One shift per week or multiple shifts per week (lunch and/or dinner shifts):
    • Monday: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm (lunch); 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm (dinner)
    • Friday: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm (lunch); 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm (dinner)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Transport lunch and/or dinner along with our cook from our kitchen to our recuperative care center
  • Ability to move equipment (coolers) to and from vehicle
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Effective working on a team
  • Genuine concern for others
  • Report any operational problems with pick up/delivery immediately

Training and Support:

  • Volunteer Services provides general orientation on services and programs provided by Interfaith Community Services.
  • Ongoing oversight from supervising staff to provide direction, training and feedback on specific program and department activities, procedures, priorities, performance, and agency updates.
  • Deduct your mileage on your tax return or receive $0.14 per mile reimbursement.


  • Valid CA driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Proof of insurance
  • Ability to move freely and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship and communication skills with an enthusiasm for working with a diverse population

Screening Requirements:

  • DMV Driver History report


  • Résumé building experience
  • Be an integral part of one of only five veteran recuperative care centers in the U.S.
  • Experience the positive results of your contribution of time and talents

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About Interfaith Community Services


550 West Washington Ave., Escondido, CA 92025, US

Mission Statement

Interfaith Community Services empowers people in need to stabilize and improve their lives through comprehensive programs, in partnership with diverse faith communities and people of compassion.


Interfaith is the largest social services agency in North San Diego County from the coastal City of Oceanside to the inland communities south and east of our Escondido headquarters. We empower people in need to stabilize and improve their lives through our comprehensive programs. We are able to support our community thanks to the dedication of hundreds of diverse faith communities, thousands of volunteers, and over 200 dedicated staff.

Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


250 N. Ash StreetEscondido, CA 92027



  • Disaster Response
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Veteran Care




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18

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