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Volunteer Assistant for Monaghan Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels Monaghan

About Meals on Wheels Monaghan

Meals on Wheels is a program that delivers meals to individuals at home who are unable to purchase or prepare their own meals.
Research shows that home-delivered meal programs significantly improve diet quality, increase nutrient intakes and improve quality-of-life among the recipients.

What's Involved

Volunteer assistants are being sought for the Meals on Wheels service in Monaghan town. Assistants will be asked to:

    help carry the food from the collection point to the vehicle
    help carry the food into the homes of the elderly people around Monaghan town
    spend a few minutes chatting with the older people they encounter on the delivery route
    accompany the driver as they return containers to the collection point
Volunteers will complete their deliveries in pairs. The role of the assistant is to accompany the driver on the route and help deliver the meals.

What's required for this position

Volunteers should be very reliable, trustworthy and patient.

  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Afternoon
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Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Monaghan

Other location details:
Monaghan

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will be contributing to a valuable community service which benefits the lives of older people in the community

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Monaghan
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