Meals on wheels provides a hot meal service 7 days a week to vulnerable residents across Elmbridge, helping them to maintain their independence. But the service isn’t just about delivering food, our visits provide an opportunity for a quick chat with a friendly face, checking on our client’s wellbeing and giving reassurance to family or friends that if anything’s wrong, we’ll let them know.

What does this role involve?

• collecting meals from the kitchen and delivering the meals on your designated route

• ensuring meals on wheels clients are well when delivering their meal and reporting any concerns on their health and wellbeing back to the centre team

• you may be required to collect payment from clients who pay by cash or cheque

This role would be ideal for someone who:

• is outgoing and enjoys meeting people

• is looking for a regular volunteering opportunity

• wants to volunteer during lunchtime or school hours

• would like to make a difference in their local community

Pickup of meals from the kitchen starts at 11.30am and delivering a meals on wheels round usually takes about 2 hours.. 

We deliver meals on wheels 7 days a week (weekend meals being delivered only from the Molesey Centre) so you can choose to volunteer on whichever days are best for you.

Flexible commitment - weekly, fortnightly or ad hoc

What skills do I need?

All meals on wheels drivers will need a valid driving licence and the use of their own vehicle.

Your vehicle will need to have a valid MOT, be insured for delivering meals on wheels and have valid Vehicle Excise Duty Tax.

All drivers are paid for miles travelled whilst delivering their meals on wheels round, mileage is paid by BACS transfer after completion of a round.

  • Older People
  • Driving

Details

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Current regular driving vacancies, 11:30am – 1:30pm: Molesey – weekends Weybridge – Tuesday, Friday Cobham – 1 Sat/Sun a month Walton on Thames – Monday, Tuesday, Friday Ad hoc drivers are also required at: Weybridge Hersham Walton In addition, Cobham Centre require volunteers to provide a local walking delivery Wednesday and Friday, 11:45am – 12:30pm

Location

Molesey Centre for the Community
Bishop Fox Way
West Molesey
KT8 2JE

Cobham Centre for the Community
Oakdene Road
Cobham
KT11 2LY

Claygate Centre for the Community
Elm Road
Claygate
KT10 0EH

Weybridge Centre for the Community
Churchfield Place
Weybridge
KT13 8DB

Hersham Centre for the Community
Queens Road
Hersham
KT12 5LU

Walton Centre for the Community
Manor Road
Walton on Thames
KT12 2PB

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