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Food Angels Meal Delivery Driver Volunteers!

Food Angels Meal Delivery Driver Volunteers!
Harrogate Neighbours
Description of the role:

Delivering nutritious, fresh, and delicious hot or cold meals to vulnerable or socially isolated elderly clients in the community around Harrogate and Knaresborough. Food Angels volunteers are vital to operate this extremely important service. Often our elderly clients spend their days alone, and our Food Angels are a source of light and happiness when arriving on their doorsteps!

Food Angels collect meals from The Cuttings where our kitchen facilities are, deliver meals with the use of their own cars to our wonderful clients, carry out short wellbeing checks, and update the Hospitality Coordinator on any client queries or concerns.

We are looking for volunteers predominantly on a Monday and Wednesday lunch time.

Timings for deliveries are collection at 11.30am and usually returned to The Cuttings site by 1pm.

Come and join our wonderful team of Angels, if you can spare even just one lunch time per week!

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Full UK driving license
Use of own vehicle
Basic DBS will be provided by the organisation
A caring and bubbly personality to brighten the days of all our clients.

Practical information:

Deliveries take around 1.5 hours depending on traffic.
There will be a DBS check which will be carried out at the office at The Cuttings.
DBSs are paid for by the organisation.
Mileage is paid at 45p per mile!


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: Yes
Car owner: Yes
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
The Cuttings, 164 Station View
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 11.05.2022
Organisation Information

HNHA is a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status, providing affordable quality care services for elderly people across the Harrogate District and the neighbouring boroughs.
Services are tailored to individual needs; from simply delivering a freshly prepared hot meal every day, right through to providing round-the-clock care in residential homes: The Cuttings & Heath Lodge.
Our restaurant, The Dining Car, is open from 12pm – 1.30pm for Lunch & 4.30pm – 6pm for Dinner. It is open to the public as well as tenants and staff. Our catering team provide nutritious, well-balanced lunches and dinners seven days a week.