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Food Transport Drivers

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ORGANIZATION: Catholic Community Volunteer Services of SW Washington

  • 4 people are interested
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We need drivers!!!

Volunteer drivers are needed on Saturday mornings and occasional weekdays to deliver meals from Nativity House Shelter to various Catholic Community Services shelter sites in Tacoma (all located close to each other- 10 to 15 min. between stops).

The delivery route takes approximately 1 hour to complete but drive time from your home is counted.

Food is picked up at Nativity House at 10:30 am on Saturdays and at 10:15 am on weekdays. (There is some flexibility to those times.)

Nativity House Kitchen provides approximately 150-200 meals per mealtime for people experiencing homelessness in Tacoma's Hilltop neighborhood but also serves as the primary food hub supporting guests staying at the the Stability Site (emergency shelter site) and families utilizing the Family Housing Network Day Center.

Volunteers will be delivering boxes of sandwiches and prepared meals to each of the sites on their route. Lifting is minimal (20-30 lb. food boxes) and CCS staff generally help load and unload at each stop. Volunteers will need to use their own private vehicles for food transport & provide proof of valid auto insurance. Mileage is reimbursed at $0.51/mile (roundtrip) and additional auto insurance coverage is provided on top of private auto insurance.

Saturday Route: The Stability Site- 1421 Puyallup Ave., Tacoma (near the Emerald Queen Casino)

Weekday Route:

  1. The Stability Site 1421 Puyallup Ave., Tacoma (near the Emerald Queen Casino)
  2. Family Housing Network Day Center- 5050 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA
Please contact meganed@ccsww.org or call 253-365-4111 for more info! Visit https://ccsww.org/nativity-house-meal-transportation-driver-tacoma/ to register as a volunteer online.

Volunteers must be at least 21 years old, have a vehicle (and insurance), pass a background check, and have a clean driving record. Drivers are asked to pull their own drivers abstract (driving record) and supply a copy the receipt for reimbursement (records through DOL cost $15). Masks are not required for this task but are provided for those who want them.

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About Catholic Community Volunteer Services of SW Washington


1323 S. Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405, US

Mission Statement

At Catholic Community Services we believe every child should grow up in a safe, loving and nurturing environment. The elderly should be able to live with security and dignity. A healthy family life should be affirmed and supported in our communities. Compassion, love and respect for all people, especially the poor and most vulnerable. In joining with others to change systems that oppress, discriminate or otherwise cause human suffering. Employees and volunteers should work in an environment that fosters respect, teamwork and excellence. In all of these things for all people, whatever their color, whatever language they speak or however they worship.


Volunteer Services provides low-income adults (anyone 18 years old or older) who have temporary or permanent functional disabilities, including those associated with aging. The people we serve can not afford to purchase the kinds of service we provide, do not qualify for assistance from other sources and do not have family or friends available to help them. Service is provided on an as-volunteers-are-available basis. There are never any fees for the services provided.


Homeless & Housing
Community, Homeless & Housing, Hunger


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Multiple locations Tacoma, WA 98405



  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Delivery


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • The time commitment is approximately 1 hour. Traffic can slow it down a little.
  • Drivers must be at least 21 years old, pass a background check, have a vehicle (and insurance) and have a clean driving record. There is some lifting (less than 50 lbs.)

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