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Wheels to Meals Driver

Position Overview

The Wheels to Meals driver picks up clients and takes them to local restaurants for social events organized by Links2Care. Volunteer drivers stays for the duration of the social event, enjoying a meal with the others, and then drops off clients back at their homes after event.

As a volunteer of Links2Care, the volunteer will actively demonstrate Links2Care values and will promote and support the mission and vision of the agency.


  • Interacts professionally in accordance with Links2Care Code of Conduct and Human Rights Act.
  • Maintains complete confidentiality of client information in accordance with Links2Care confidentiality/privacy policy.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Using own vehicle, picks up and drops off clients at their home before and after event.
  • Stay for duration of event to promote socialization among group.
  • Uses sanitization practices such as recommended hand washing and food serving guidelines.
  • Reports any unusual client conditions and concerns to Coordinator.
  • Maintains calmness in emergencies, with an ability to assist in a crisis.
  • Participates in annual volunteer survey.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Be patient, understanding, and sensitive to the needs of seniors or the disabled.
  • Be friendly and courteous.
  • Be reliable and punctual.
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively.
  • Respects and maintains client confidentiality.
  • Ability to interact, listen and communicate clearly with others in a professional, courteous and pleasant manner.
  • Willingness to assist others in a non-judgmental manner with patience and understanding.


  • Possess a valid Ontario Driver’s license and a safe driving record.
  • Has access to a safe and appropriate vehicle, which is adequately insured with a minimum of 1 million dollars of liability.
  • Appropriate vehicle for senior clients to get in and out of safely
  • Be physically able to offer client assistance and lift a walking assistive device in vehicle
  • Completion of a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check prior to start date and throughout volunteer duration as required by Links2Care.

Boundaries and Limitations:

  • Do not lift, transfer or provide personal care to clients.
  • Cannot provide any advice of a medical or financial nature.
  • Do not administer medication.

Orientation, Training and Benefits:

  • Orientation to agency programs and policies and ongoing support and training are provided.
  • Program specific information and training will be provided.
  • An opportunity to give back to the community and gain work experience.
  • Be a valued member of a team.
  • Assists people to live independently while enhancing quality of life.
  • Free meal provided.
  • Mileage expenses are reimbursed.

Links2Care reaffirms its policy and maintains a work environment free from discrimination, treating all employees with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility and commitment to equal employment opportunity. Links2Care does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal and provincial laws, regulations, and ordinances. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, social and recreational programs.

It is the policy of Links2Care to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where a particular employee works. Links2Care is committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview, or selection processes, please contact our Human Resources Department at 905-844-0252 ext. 130.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact us to learn more

905-844-0252 or 1-800-844-0252 or [email protected]

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