Gift Acceptance Policy

December 9, 2016

What should volunteers do if clients offer them a gift?  Is it appropriate for volunteers to give gifts to clients?  At this time of year it’s especially important to know how to respond to these questions. Volunteers and clients can develop very special bonds over time.  The result can be that volunteers may think of […]

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City of Ottawa Parking permits

December 9, 2016

City of Ottawa Parking Permits will expire at the end of January. Volunteers who are newer to Meals on Wheels may already have permits that are valid up until January 2018.  Check your permit expiry date if you are unsure. If you haven’t already filled out an application to renew your permit please contact Jill […]

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Volunteer Opportunities at Meals on Wheels

December 9, 2016

Did you know that Meals on Wheels instituted a Depot System in the west end?  We have four routes that are transported from The Good Companions Centre to the Olde Forge for pick up by delivery volunteers in the west of our catchment area.  We are currently looking for Depot Drivers with a vehicle large […]

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Volunteer Profile

October 18, 2016

Tania Garcia and Nick Andrella started volunteering with Meals on Wheels during the summer of 2016. They were both looking for a volunteer opportunity they could do as a couple. After speaking with a friend, they decided to give Meals on Wheels a try. At the orientation they were pleasantly surprised of the simplicity yet […]

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Active Living Club

October 6, 2016

The Active Living Club promotes outdoor activities in a group setting for older adults aged 50+ and seniors. Guest blog post: Denise Inglis, Meals on 2 Wheels delivery volunteer. I love cycling and that’s what lured me to Meals on Wheels.  They were looking for volunteers to deliver by bike.  It’s been 4 years now […]

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