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What is the procedure?
These are the basic, straightforward steps to deliver meals to clients. Meals on Wheels delivering is a great opportunity for collegiates, persons looking to gain community service experience, retirees, or those looking for an activity. You'll provide a human service to your West Contra Costa community while getting the personal satisfaction of helping people.
Put on face mask & gloves
Pick up your
Load meal containers
into your vehicle
Drive and deliver meals to clients with social distancing
Apply Yourself or Refer Somebody
Age 60 or above
Homebound - Due to health issues and/or dependent on others for transportation
Unable to prepare meals & nobody available to prepare meals
What Do Meals Look Like?
A Registered Dietitian determines the menu. The catered meals exceed one-third of the recommended dietary allowance for older adults.
West Contra Costa County Region
Which cities do you deliver to?
Deliveries are made to clients living in Crockett, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Hercules, Kensington, North Richmond, Pinole, Point Richmond, Port Costa, Richmond, Rodeo, and San Pablo.
Requests to deliver near a particular city are accommodated based on delivery needs and to the best of our ability. Regardless, depending on the route, you'll load and return the meal containers either to the San Pablo Office, El Cerrito Midtown Activity Center, or Hercules Senior Center.
How to Become a Delivery Driver
Sign Up on RSVP Call Back List
Contactless delivering protocols
A Caravan (formerly Ride Along) on your first visit to the office
Set your own schedule of 1 day or more. A shift is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - that's a minimum of 2 hours a week.
Option to Substitute to fit within your schedule
Training and ongoing support
After the Caravan say "Yes!" to join as a Substitute.
See video and more information About Volunteering.
Submit a Contact form to be placed on RSVP Call Back List. We will call you as volunteer positions become available to schedule a Caravan appointment.
Qualifications to Volunteer
Age 18 or over
Possess Driver's License
Possess automobile insurance
Pass background check