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Twice a month pick up market vegetables.
This position requires moderate lifting and access to a vehicle
If you have a few hours to spare a week, enjoy driving and love children then this is the volunteer role for you. Volunteer drivers take children and on occasion parents, to various appointments: therapy sessions, family visits, counselling sessions, court dates, support groups, and other important meetings.
Drivers are currently needed during day time hours. Some do a specific drive or two each week, others are called upon on a daily basis and yet others do once a month. We are always in need of reliable, readily available volunteer drivers.
* Oakville drivers are currently needed on Fridays to drive clients to Toronto
* Milton drivers are needed to drive Monday to Friday
Respond to requests for client rides from the transportation Coordinator
Confirm travel arrangements with client(s) by phone
Offer minimal assistance to get clients in and out of the car (no lifting permitted)
Follow safe driving procedures
Become familiar with the programs and services provided by the Canadian Cancer Society and share these resources as needed
Submit required forms regularly
Provide up-to-date license and insurance information
Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines including client confidentiality and our 100% smoke-free policy
Friendly, compassionate and sensitive to issues facing people living with cancer
-Support with mobility on and off the program bus and in the store as needed
-Friendly and attentive communication with clients
The yearly schedule operates bi-weekly, alternating between No Frills and Fortinos.
-Positive, friendly attitude
-Must be able to easily get on/off the bus
-Capability to lift client’s groceries
• Reporting to the designated depot at the assigned time
• Picking up route list, and meals, etc.
• Delivering meals to assigned clients, dropping off notices etc. within expected time frames
• Ensuring that meals are received by the client at the time of delivery or following previously made arrangements or procedures
• Talking with the client to observe that they are safe and all is well
• Returning containers and any money collected to the designated depot
• Returning any undeliverable meals to the designated depot
b) Maintain confidentiality of route sheets
c) Submission of expense claim form as required
d) Use “MOW” car sign to facilitate parking and to increase community awareness of the program
e) Report to the supervisor any concerns regarding the well-being of the clients
f) Attend in-service training as arranged by the branch, including initial orientation
Volunteers are required to sort the food into individual grocery bags and then deliver the food directly to the families. The volunteer could choose to do either the bagging or the delivery, or both. The time commitment is once a week, every Wednesday. Confidentiality and commitment is of the utmost importance since these families rely on this service to help feed their children.
Training is provided and all expenses are covered. You are welcome to join our activities. Make some new friends, get some exercise, commune with nature or stretch your artistic talents, all while giving back to your community.
Shifts are flexible and are offered throughout the region.
Lived mental health experience considered an asset.
Suitable for Adults and Seniors who have a good driving record.
- Prior to taking the shuttle out on the road, complete a safety inspection report including a walk around of the vehicle to ensure it is in good physical/safe condition(lights, brakes, flashers, scratches, etc). Post-driving inspections are also done to ensure the vehicle is returned in the same condition or, it is noted that repairs/maintenance need to be made prior to it’s next scheduled run. If repairs need to be addressed, notification must be made to the volunteer department at time immediately.
- Check the volunteer schedule for registrations to ensure all volunteers are accounted for to and from trips and notify the volunteer department of any discrepancies
- Adhere to all local traffic and parking by-laws (including provincial & municipal)
Clothes sorters, client helpers, donation box empires.
Scouts for donations: food and clothes.
Ideally, this person is a go-getter, good follow through, comfortable asking for sponsorship/money and can build a good rapport with sponsors.
• Assist in loading the donated items into the Habitat ReStore truck
•You must be comfortable transporting animals in a cage (moving into and out of vehicle)
•Ability to work independently and communicate your experiences with animal shelter staff
•Dependable and committed to helping out when available
•Drive animals in your own vehicle to prearranged rescue groups/rehabilitation centers.
• Delivery team oversees loading of boxes onto the truck. Work with lead shipper to ensure correct number of boxes are on truck.
• Driver takes the lead to ensure the truck has a balanced load and that boxes of different sizes are easily accessible when reach drop sites.
• Driver or Volunteer assistant reviews delivery order with box packing coordinator at the packing site before leaving on delivery. There may be minor changes each month to the delivery route.
• Drive orders to drop-sites as required. Determine best route to meet schedule.
Substantial lifting and walking is required. Boxes sometimes exceed 25 lbs.
• When arrive at drop sites – Volunteer assistant and driver meet and greet volunteer drop site coordinator. Together using a dolly unload the boxes to the designated area. Driver and delivery assistant work together to offload as a team with shared work load.
• The drivers and delivery personnel (two people on the truck at all times) are the community face of the program. Must be willing to be a good ambassadors for the non-profit program which is nearly 100% volunteer operated.
1. To assist packing and delivering Fresh Food Boxes to residents of Halton region. Weighting and packing of fruits and vegetables into plastic boxes on the first Tuesday in Milton, second Tuesday in Oakville, third Tuesday in Burlington and the fourth Tuesday in Georgetown of every month
2. Assisting with foodbox deliveries throughout Halton Region. Approximately 10 am to 2 or 3 pm depending on the location. This position involves loading, unloading and carrying of boxes which weigh up to 30 plus pounds.