Nativity House Meal Transportation Driver (Tacoma)

Categories: Homeless Adult Services, Other, Pierce County, Tacoma, Volunteer Opportunities

Title: Nativity House Meal Transportation Driver (Tacoma)

Date Posted: July 15, 2022

Locations: Multiple. Nativity House Day and Overnight Shelter is the starting location.

Address: 702 South 14th St., Tacoma, WA 98405

Contact Name: Megan Edwin, Volunteer Coordinator

Contact Phone: 253-365-4111 / 253-502-1901

Contact E-mail: meganed@ccsww.org

Volunteer Application: CLICK HERE to complete the online application.

Details:

Volunteer drivers are needed on weekends and occasional weekdays to deliver meals from Nativity House Shelter to various Catholic Community Services shelter sites in Tacoma (all located relatively close to each other).

Nativity House Kitchen provides approximately 200 meals per mealtime at the shelter but also serves as the primary food hub supporting guests at the Stability Site, the Expansion Hotel and Family Housing Network. Additional meals are delivered to each of these sites to feed guests who are also experiencing homelessness.

The delivery route takes approximately 1 hour to complete (2-3 stops starting at Nativity House Shelter).

Food is picked up at Nativity House at 10:15 am on weekdays and at 10:30 am on weekends.

Volunteers will need to use their own private vehicles for food transport. Mileage is reimbursed at $0.51/mile.

Volunteers will be delivering boxes of sandwiches and prepared meals to each of the sites on their route. CCS Staff will load food into vehicles and unload at each of the stops.

Weekend Routes:

  • The Stability Site
  • The Expansion Hotel

Weekday Routes:

  • The Stability Site
  • The Expansion Hotel
  • Family Housing Network

Requirements:

Must have a valid Washington state driver license and clean driving record.

Must be at least 21 years old.

Volunteer drivers must be background checked (updated every 2 years)

Must be willing to provide proof of vaccination (for Covid-19) and sign a COVID-19 liability waiver to participate.

ALL volunteer must wear appropriate PPE in and at all CCS facilities (PPE is supplied).