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Opportunity Details

Volunteer Driver – Meals on Wheels Program

Join the team that is making a difference for older adults in need!

Under direction from the Nutrition Manager, the Meals on Wheels Volunteer Driver is key for helping with delivering meals to homebound participants.

  • Meals are delivered every Tuesday and Thursday, and the 2nd Wednesday of every other month.
  • Time of deliveries: 10:30am – 1pm
  • Volunteers typically drive once a week or as a substitute


  • Responsible for arriving at the appropriate time for your route that day
  • Assures accurate count and other important information before delivery
  • Confirms any special instructions with staff
  • Delivers meals in a timely manner (within 2 hours per food safety regulations)
  • Document food temperatures
  • Follows confidentiality procedures for seniors and agency
  • Drivers may also be asked to deliver additional, non-food items such as pet food


  • Desire to support in assisting seniors in our community
  • Both written and visual (map) driving directions
  • Familiar with Nevada County and/or have a navigation app
  • Patience in dealing with frail older adults


  • Complete application form here
  • Use your own vehicle
  • Background check clearance
  • Complete required online training for all volunteers
  • DMV driving record printout
  • Current and valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Drivers are eligible for mileage reimbursement under the program if interested

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Be a part of a team that is making a difference!


Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2026
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
Shari Montez-Esterly

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