Dundas Community Services


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Programming Interests

Meals On Wheels

Meals On Wheels

  • Our Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver hot meals to senior clients (55+) in the Dundas community. Delivery includes up to 10 stops to multiple single-family homes as well apartment buildings. Volunteers are required to report any issues or concerns to the program coordinator with a call and/or visit to the DCS office (e.g. client not home to receive meal). 
  • Weekday (Monday-Friday) delivery between 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Minimum 2 delivery shifts per month.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Provide proof of a valid G driver's license with minimum of $2 million in liability insurance. 
  • Must have access to a reliable, clean (interior), and insured vehicle. Proof of insurance is required. 
  • Ability to safely lift up to 20 pounds and carry a cooler bag filled with meals. 
  • Proof of current (within the last six weeks) and clear Vulnerable Person's Sector Check. 

Assisted Transportation

Assisted Transportation

  • Our Assisted Transportation volunteers provide senior clients (55+) with transportation to/from medical appointments and local grocery shopping in the greater Hamilton area. Volunteers are required to report any issues or concerns to the program coordinator with a call to the DCS office (e.g. client not home to be picked up for a drive). Volunteers are also required to submit their mileage via Better Impact for reimbursement.  
  • Minimum 2 drives per month.
  • Must be a minimum of 25 years old.
  • Provide proof of a valid G driver's license with minimum of $2 million in liability insurance. 
  • Must have access to a reliable, clean (interior), and insured vehicle. Proof of insurance is required. 
  • Ability to safely lift up to 20 pounds and assist clients with loading and unloading their walker if necessary.
  • Proof of current (within the last six weeks) and clear Vulnerable Person's Sector Check. 

Friendly Calling

Friendly Calling

  • Calling senior clients on pre- determined schedule
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keeping records of calls and reporting to Program Coordinator
  • Reporting on concerns or changes in clients' status/health
  • Must be 18+

Friendly Visiting

Friendly Visiting

  • Visiting with senior clients in their own homes or in community
  • Commit to one visit per week
  • Minimum 6-month commitment
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Keeping and reporting on record of hours 
  • Report concerns/changes in clients' status/health
  • Must be 18+

Frozen Meals

Frozen Meals 

  • Our Frozen Meals volunteers sort and/or deliver frozen meals to senior clients (55+) in the Dundas community. Sorting includes 2 hours of receiving, sorting, bagging and tagging meals at the DCS office. Delivery includes up to 10 stops to multiple single-family homes as well apartment buildings. Volunteers are also required to report any issues or concerns to the program coordinator with a call and/or visit to the DCS office (e.g. client not home to receive meal).
  • Wednesday meal sorting at the DCS office between 9:00am-11:00am 
  • Wednesday meal delivery between 11:00am-1:00pm 
  • Minimum 2 delivery shifts per month or 2 sorting shifts per month.  
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Provide proof of a valid G driver's license with minimum of $2 million in liability insurance. 
  • Must have access to a reliable, clean (interior), and insured vehicle. Proof of insurance is required. 
  • Ability to safely lift up to 30 pounds and carry a cooler bag filled with meals. 
  • Proof of current (within the last six weeks) and clear Vulnerable Person's Sector Check. 

Mission Statement

At Dundas Community Services, our mission is to provide or facilitate services that enhance the social well-being and development of the community. Our volunteers are the driving force behind this goal; thank you for serving your community!

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