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MEALS ON WHEELS OF EASTERN ONONDAGA COUNTY INC

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Meals on Wheels of Eastern Onondaga County delivers fresh hot lunches Monday through Friday around the noontime hour. Some of our clients will receive frozen meals on Friday so they will have meals for the weekend. Your responsibility as a volunteer is to reliably deliver these meals to the homebound elderly and disabled recipients. Your time and effort make a difference in our community!! When you work on behalf of Meals on Wheels our clients immediately benefit from the nutritious meals and the love, concern, hope and friendship that you offer.
Job Duties:
1. Deliver the meals promptly and in a safe manner
2. Try to see and briefly say hello to the client each time you deliver
3. Call the Meals on Wheels office if a client is not home
4. Check on the well-being of clients and report any changes to the office
Requirements:
A friendly disposition and the ability to work independently, weekday availability between 11-1, a reliable vehicle, a valid NYS driver’s license, and current automobile insurance.

1 Shift

  • 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    Weekdays: pickup of meals at 11:00, deliver until done, typically 1-1 1/2 hours
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About MEALS ON WHEELS OF EASTERN ONONDAGA COUNTY INC

Location:

PO BOX 72, MANLIUS, NY 13104, US

Mission Statement

Meals on Wheels of Eastern Onondaga County’s mission is to provide nutritionally balanced and delicious tasting food to people unable to prepare or provide healthy meals for themselves; enabling healthy independence and facilitating aging at home.

Description

Our Volunteers offer Food & Friendship, delivering hot and cold meals five days a week to anyone in need of tasty, nutritionally balanced meals for any reason. We serve the East Syracuse, Minoa, Kirkville, Bridgeport, Fayetteville, Manlius, Jamesville, DeWitt, Fabius, Pompey, LaFayette, and Tully communities.

  • We visit over 150 of your home bound neighbors every day
  • We serve over 70,000 meals annually
  • More than 200 of your caring neighbors volunteer with us
  • Grateful clients receive nutritionally balanced and delicious tasting meals that they would not be able to prepare for themselves
  • 92% of seniors receiving Meals on Wheels in NYS say it helps keep them independent and at home

Community
Hunger
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

7248 Highbridge RoadMOW Site within Good Shepherd Lutheran ChurchFayetteville, NY 13066

(43.01642,-76.02052)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Typical commitment is 1-11/2 hours, one day a week. We work with your availability schedule. Always looking for driver substitutes willing to deliver occasionally, as needed.
  • Reliable automobile with current insurance, ability to lift a 5-10 lb cooler

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