Deliver Meals to Homebound Seniors


(41.99303,-87.81075)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

6016-20 N. Nina AvenueChicago, IL 60631

These best friends are on their way to deliver meals to "their" seniors.

About

Job Description:

Delivering meals to seniors is a great way to volunteer. norVOLution, Norwood Life Society’s volunteer program engages all kinds and combinations of volunteers: individuals, husbands and wives, parents and kids, grandparents with grandchildren, friends, companies, retired folks and young people who need service hours. Our service area is the far northwest side of the city, Park Ridge, Harwood Heights and Norridge. A commitment of no more than 2 hours per week is required with our volunteers making about 7-10 deliveries. We need weekly drivers and those who could be "on call". Regular weekly drivers are given the same route each week so they get to know their seniors. It's a wellness check as much as meals delivery.

Free lunch is available for volunteers. and 25% off every day at the Norwood Life Society Thrift Shop!

Special Training:

- Necessary None

- Available None


Reporting to Department: norVOLution

Reporting to Person: Meals Program Manager

Frequency:Daily. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Total maximum time volunteers serve is approximately 1½ - 2 hours (11:00 a.m. thru 1:00 p.m.)


Positions Open: Six

Other Comments:
Our volunteers love delivering meals. "It's the highlight of my week", "I love MY seniors", "I'm so glad to do this", "I wish I had volunteered earlier"

Skills

  • Nutrition
  • Elder care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 1/2 to 2 hours per week
  • Mujst provide two personal references, drivers license and auto insurance information.

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