Thank you for your interest in ending hunger in our community!

Complete this application to volunteer as a Meals On Wheels Driver. Once you have completed the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Meals On Wheels Volunteer Drivers provide a direct-service to hundreds of elderly and disabled individuals in our community. As a Meals on Wheels driver, we ask that you fulfill the following responsibilities:
• Commit to a minimum of 12 weeks of service. (This request has been waived during the COVID-19 health crisis). Volunteers are able to take vacations or miss in case of emergencies.
• Have a valid Oregon Driver’s License (when your license information changes it is your responsibility to inform the Meals on Wheels office).
• Be over 18 years of age.
• Pass an Oregon Department of Human Services Background Check. We make sure all personal information is secured for your safety.
• Complete all necessary Meals on Wheels training.
• Drive a route at least one day/week using your own vehicle.
• Provide a wellness check to our clients who may not receive any other social contact through the week (only if necessary).

Questions? Call 503-581-3855 or email volcoord@marionpolkfoodshare.org
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ONCE YOU COMPLETE THE FORM, PLEASE CLICK THE SUBMIT BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM

Personal Information

Help us get to know you! We respect your privacy and will only use the following information to contact you about important Food Share updates. We will share your information with supervisors of volunteer assignments to enhance your volunteer experience. The Food Share will not share information with any other organization or individual without your explicit consent.


Email Preferences

The Food Share informs volunteers of important news, schedule changes, and volunteer opportunities by email. If you prefer not to receive such emails use the check boxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.


Availability

Meals on Wheels volunteer drivers deliver meals between 10:45am and 1:00pm Monday through Friday. We ask that volunteers commit to at least 1 shift/week. Please indicate below what days will be available to deliver meals.


Emergency Contact

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We value your safety! Please support us in case of emergencies by filling out the following fields as thoroughly as possible. All volunteers need to fill out this section before volunteering.
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Thank you for keeping our workplace safe!


Additional Information

How did you hear about the Food Share's Meals On Wheels program?


Media Release

Marion Polk Food Share relies on media publications to grow awareness of the issues facing our community.

By filling out this application I give my permission to Marion Polk Food Share to freely utilize my image and quotes in official Marion Polk Food Share business including organization websites, newsletters, newspaper print advertising, and/or video productions. I understand this information becomes the property of Marion Polk Food Share. I understand if I do not wish to be photographed, it is my responsibility to inform any reporter or photographer. Marion Polk Food Share will respect my wishes.


Confidentiality Agreement

I agree that I shall treat personal information about individual recipients of Meals on Wheels as
privileged communication and hold it confidential.
I shall not disclose information for any purpose without written consent of the recipient, the
recipient’s attorney, or the recipient’s guardian, except as may be required by funding agencies,
those directly connected with arranging provision of service, or administration and development of
the program.


Driver Agreement

Volunteer drivers are liable for any accidents that occur while operating their vehicle. In case of an accident we want all parties to receive the necessary support. I confirm that I carry auto insurance with "bodily injury" and "property damage". This coverage will remain in force while I am a volunteer driver.


Next Steps!

1. When you have finished this application, press the submit button.

2. Please join us in valuing food safety and watch the video found at this link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usU3aiVKtS4

3. After we have received your application, a staff member will contact you about scheduling a New Driver Training.


Agreement to Terms of Volunteering

- I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Marion Polk Food Share volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.

- By submitting this application, I affirm I am 18 years or older.

- By submitting this form I voluntarily agree to hold harmless Marion Polk Food Share, its sponsors, employees, board members, volunteers and agents from any and all claims and liabilities including costs and damages which might arise from my participation in events and activities associated with the Food Share.

- By submitting this form, I confirm, I carry auto insurance with "bodily injury," and "property damage," and it will remain in force while I volunteer.

-I agree that I shall treat personal information about individual recipients of Meals on Wheels as privileged communication and hold it confidential.

-I shall not disclose information for any purpose without written consent of the recipient, the recipient’s attorney, or the recipient’s guardian, except as may be required by funding agencies, those directly connected with arranging provision of service, or administration and development of the program.

- By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.

- By checking here, you are consenting to the use of your electronic signature in lieu of an original signature on paper. You have the right to request that you sign a paper copy instead. By checking here, you are waiving that right. After consent, you may, upon written request to us, obtain a paper copy of an electronic record. No fee will be charged for such copy and no special hardware or software is required to view it. Your agreement to use an electronic signature with us for any documents will continue until such time as you notify us in writing that you no longer wish to use an electronic signature. There is no penalty for withdrawing your consent. You should always make sure that we have a current email address in order to contact you regarding any changes, if necessary.