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Client Grocery List Shopper

Waterloo Home Support Services

City of Waterloo

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Providing a variety of recreational, environmental and cultural activities in addition to social support services.

List Shopper volunteers:
- Assist older adults or an adult with a disability by shopping for their groceries and delivering to their home.

List Shopper volunteers require good decision-making and communication skills, flexibility, patience and their own reliable vehicle to complete the shopping in a timely manner. Mileage reimbursement is provided.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+
English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Food/Hospitality, Senior Services

Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Verbal Communication, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Accountability, Managing Money

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Volunteer orientation and client/volunteer introductions are provided by Waterloo Home Support Services Staff. Weekday availability for the application interview and for the orientation and client match-up meeting are required.
Working Conditions:
Transportation: Car required

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Weekday - Daytime
Volunteers are needed for one to two hours per week during weekday morning or afternoon between 9am and 4pm. A minimum 8 month commitment is preferred.

   Contact Information
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Christine Rushton
City of Waterloo, Volunteer Services Waterloo, N2J 4A8

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