Red Cross Meals on Wheels Driver - Papatoetoe depot

Our Meals on Wheels service supports older, ill, and disabled people living at home who would otherwise struggle to provide healthy meals for themselves. We need volunteers keen to deliver hot meals and a friendly chat, to people in need across New Zealand.

We're looking for friendly volunteer drivers to join our Ōtara/Papatoetoe depot team Pisces.

Meals from the Middlemore Hospital pick-up point are delivered to Ōtāhuhu and Mount Wellington.

Meal pick-up time is 10:30am Monday to Friday.

Your tasks are to pick up chilly bins containing meals in your car, deliver meals to people and have a brief chat at the door, return chilly bins to the depot and go home feeling good that you’ve helped someone out today.

Petrol vouchers will be provided.


Min age 18 years. Training 4 to 8 hours. Valid driver's licence. Vehicle with valid registration (rego) and warrant of fitness (WoF).
Two character references.
You’ll need to be a friendly person who has their own car and a full driver licence.
We’ll train you in how to carry out the role and you’ll be supported by Red Cross volunteers or staff members.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Meal pick-up time is 10:30am Monday to Friday.
A shift usually takes 60-90 minutes to complete.
Most of our drivers deliver meals once a week every two weeks, however shifts are flexible.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by applying directly to the organisation. You will then be able to find out more about the role and how to proceed.

Ref: 5623

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