Do good. Feel good.
When you are a GECAC Meals on Wheels volunteer, you are delivering much more than a hot meal - you are providing a human connection. A typical volunteer route takes about one hour to complete. This one hour affects the lives of so many of our neighbors in need throughout Erie County. For many of our homebound neighbors, you will be the only person they will see or speak with all day. This special delivery gives them a reason to get up in the morning, something to look forward to, and a reminder to take care of themselves.
Together, We Can Deliver.
Thank you for opening your heart and showing interest in joining the Meals on Wheels team. As a Meals on Wheels volunteer, you will affect so many lives, including your own.
- Live in Erie County
- Have your driver's license and insurance
- Have a reliable vehicle
- Complete a background check for seniors' safety
What You Will Do
- Choose a delivery route
- Decide which days you will deliver
- Deliver nutritious meals on weekdays
What GECAC Will Do
- Provide training
- Provide route information
- Provide packaged meals
- Pay your mileage
Deliver meals on a pre-arranged route. It usually takes about an hour to complete.
- Substitute Driver
Called on an "as-needed basis" to fill in for routine drivers.
- Corporate Volunteer
Delivering meals together will help your employees build teamwork, improve cooperation, and increase productivity in the workplace. Contact Nick DiPlacido to learn more about corporate volunteers.
Becoming a Volunteer
There are four steps that need to be completed to become a volunteer at GECAC Meals on Wheels.
- Complete Volunteer Application
Prior to completing the first step, have the volunteer opportunity and delivery location decided. You can access more information below.
Apply to volunteer
- Read & Agree To The Insurance Waiver
To ensure the safety of our team, all volunteers must sign an insurance waiver.
- Provide A Background Check
To ensure the safety of our clients, all volunteers must complete a background check. All information is secure and not shared outside of our organization.
Once you have completed the three steps, a representative from GECAC Meals on Wheels will contact you.
GECAC Meals on Wheels has distribution centers throughout the county.
GECAC Northwestern Senior Center
9 Academy Street
Albion, PA 16401
GECAC Corry Senior Center
25 First Avenue
Corry, PA 16407
18 West 9th Street
Erie, PA 16501
GECAC Tri-Boro Senior Center
7555 West Main Street
Fairview, PA 16415
GECAC North East Senior Center
50 Main Street
North East, PA 16428
GECAC Union City Senior Center
27 Johnson Street
Union City, PA 16438