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Deliver Meals to Homebound Clients (On-Call Delivery Volunteer)
ORGANIZATION: Meals on Wheels West
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7 people are interested
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Meals on Wheels West is looking for volunteers to make meal deliveries through our "More Than a Meal" program on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays in Santa Monica, Venice, Pacific Palisades, Marina Del Rey, and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities, and we thank you for your interest and compassion in helping the vulnerable populations we serve during these trying times.
Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Adopts one consistent day a week to be an on-call delivery driver. Must be able to be tentatively called in the same day around noon to arrive within 15-30-minute window to deliver meals on a route that we have a no show/cancelation from a driver. This is an important volunteer position. Opportunity available Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm You will work directly with Meals on Wheels West to deliver meals to our homebound neighbors in need. The meals that you will deliver consist of hot lunches, sandwiches, milk, juice, fruit, and frozen meals (on select days).
Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is approximately 12:15-12:30pm. Delivery times will take approximately 1-2 hours and each route has an average of 8-12 homebound clients who would otherwise be food insecure.
All volunteers undergo a mandatory background check (takes approximately 3-5 days to complete).
INTERESTED? Click 'I Want To Help' above and we will follow up with additional information and details.
QUESTIONS? Please contact Jen@mealsonwheelswest.org
All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety
By clicking "Express Interest," I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.
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About Meals on Wheels West
1823-A Michigan ave, SANTA MONICA, CA 90404, US
Meals On Wheels West is a community-based, nonprofit organization serving the areas of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Marina Del Rey, and Venice. The organization is committed to enhancing wellness by providing quality healthy meals, nutrition education, and coordinating community resources and referrals for our 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. Meals on Wheels West provides community based services that nourish and enrich the lives of our homebound neighbors of all ages by providing nutritious meals, an emergency preparedness program, and referrals to other services that promote independent living and wellbeing. There is Hidden Hunger even in the most affluent communities.
Meals On Wheels West is a community-based, nonprofit organization serving the areas of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Marina Del Rey, and Venice. The organization is committed to enhancing wellness by providing quality healthy meals, nutrition education, and coordinating community resources and referrals for our 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.
1823 Michigan AvenueSanta Monica, CA 90404
January 2, 2024
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Must have car insurance, Background Check Required