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Grocery Shopping Volunteer

Innisfree House

Lisaard & Innisfree Hospice

   About the Position

Impact Statement
A Volunteer is a member of our team who serves without salary under staff supervision and direction. Service is of a non-professional nature that adds an important ingredient to healthcare - compassion for people. It improves the service and lightens the burden, allowing the clinical staff more time for care of residents. A volunteer has the time and opportunity to create an atmosphere of friendliness and good will.

We are looking for a volunteer who loves to grocery shop and find the best shopping deals! The volunteer will complete a weekly grocery shop for the Hospice on Mondays. Volunteer will support the Kitchen Coordinators in creating a weekly shopping list, check flyers for sales and price matching, complete the grocery shop (may have to visit multiple stores) and bring the groceries back to the hospice.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

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

Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Plan and Coordinate, Adaptability, Calculating, Managing Money

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation to the role is required and provided upon successful acceptance. Police Records check is mandatory.
Working Conditions: Must be able to drive, bending and lifting necessary.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Transportation: Car required

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
We are currently looking for a volunteer to grocery shop on Mondays, alternating weekly with another volunteer. The intention is that the volunteers will cover each other's weeks when needed. Preferences is for groceries to arrive between 11:00am and 3:00pm (may be flexible).

   Contact Information
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Gord Jackson
519-208-5055 Ext. 258
2375 Homer Watson Blvd. Kitchener, N2P 0E9

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