COVID-19 has changed all of our daily lives. Meals on Wheels West has modified our programs in order to better protect the vulnerable community members we serve. More than 75% of our clients live alone. A key part of the change is delivering multiple meals twice a week instead of daily deliveries of single meals. Shifting the delivery schedule will help to minimize potential transmission of COVID-19 to our clients and volunteers. However, the daily Wellness Check is still a crucial component of our Delivering More Than a Meal program so Meals on Wheels West is turning to volunteers to call clients on days we do not deliver to do a phone Wellness Check.
What will phone reassurance look like?
Calls will be on Tuesday & Thursday between the hours of 10:30am-1pm.
Each volunteer will need to complete an online background check and fill out a non-disclosure agreement in order to protect MOW West clients
Each volunteer will receive guidelines & a sample script for the calls.
Each volunteer will receive 2-5 clients to call once a week
Each call should take about 5-10 minutes
After volunteers are background checked, they can sign up for Phone Reassurance shifts by contacting Maggie (310)394-5133 x3/ margaret @mealsonwheelswest.org
Each volunteer will report about their 3-5 clients by filling out the Google Form below However, IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY contact (310)394-5133 x7 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1823 A Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404, US
Meals On Wheels West is a community-based, nonprofit organization. Serving the areas of Santa Monica, Malibu, Pacific Palisades and Topanga. The organization is committed to enhancing wellness by providing quality healthy meals, nutrition education, and coordinating community resources and referrals for their homebound clients. The goal is simple ... to assist neighbors in remaining in their own homes, living with independence and dignity for as long as possible.
We delivers meals on a daily basis to those homebound and/or disabled persons who are unable to shop and cook for themselves.
People with Disabilities
Wed Mar 31, 2021 - Wed May 26, 2021
10:30 AM - 02:00 PM
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.