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Assist the Delivery of Meals to Homebound Elders

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Mystic Valley Elder Services, Inc./ Middlesex County RSVP

Food Pantry Volunteer Hard At Work

Our Nutrition staff are now packing all the meals at our Malden office (this is new for our staff!) and could use some helping hands to operate this process! There are two different shifts, and we ask that you commit to at least 1 day per week.

  • Weekday mornings (about 8:30-11am) - Packing meals to go out for Meals On Wheels recipients
    • Help unload food truck and stage the meals for packing.
    • Bring coolers filled with meals to the loading dock.
  • Weekday afternoons (about 11:30-1:30pm) - Stacking the coolers and wiping them out when the drivers come back off the road from delivering meals so they are ready for the next day.
    • Check and clean the empty coolers that come back from the meals on wheels drivers.
    • Count and stack the empty coolers to be picked up by the caterers.

2 Shifts

  • morning / 08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • 11:30 AM to 01:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Mystic Valley Elder Services, Inc./ Middlesex County RSVP

Location:

300 Commercial St, #19, Malden, MA 02148, US

Mission Statement

Mystic Valley Elder Services is a non-profit agency that provides essential home- and community-based care and resources such as assistance with personal care, household chores, meals, and transportation to more than 20,000 older adults, adults with disabilities, and caregivers living in 11 communities north of Boston. The communities include Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Revere, Stoneham, Wakefield and Winthrop.] Middlesex County RSVP has the dual mission of engaging persons 55 and older in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and providing a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers.

Description

RSVP is one of three national Senior Corp programs under the umbrella of the Corporation for National and Community Service. Middlesex County RSVP is authorized to engage volunteers age 55 and older, applying their skills and life experiences to high impact programs that provide literacy tutoring for struggling students, safe independence for elders and adults living with disabilities, and other critical assistance. Middlesex County RSVP communities include: Arlington, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Everett, Lexington, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Winchester, and Woburn. Sponsor Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) also serves the communities of Chelsea, Winthrop, and Revere. MVES is a nonprofit organization that since 1975 has acted as an entry point through which elders, families, caregivers, and health care professionals can access a wide variety of programs, services, and supports. MVES is one of the largest in a network of 26 similar aging services organizations in Massachusetts. MVES promotes safe, independence for elders and adults living with disabilities in eight cities and towns north of Boston.

Community
Hunger
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

300 Commercial St. Suite 19Malden, MA 02148

(42.41721,-71.07457)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • - A minimum of two to three (2-3) hours per day, one (1) day per week. One of two shifts - Either 8:30AM-11AM or 11:30AM-1:30PM - Overall commitment of at least two (2) months
  • -Ability to lift and carry 35 pounds -Ability to stand for three (3) hours -Ability to work in a fast paced environment. -Follow directions and be a team player. -Must wear mask and gloves.

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