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Grocery Shopping help for seniors

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The Senior Connection needs volunteers to help their neighbors 60 and older by: • Escorting a senior to the grocery store, assisting with reading product labels, reaching stock, handling carts and putting away groceries. OR • Shopping for a homebound individual. • Providing companionship. • Committing to serving up to 2 hours a week, or every other week, for 6 – 12 months • Shopping schedule can be at your convenience. Volunteers have a feeling of great satisfaction knowing that they are giving back to their community when they help seniors remain independent in their own homes. Services are provided to seniors in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Contact volunteer@seniorconnectionmc.org or call 301-962-0820, or check out www.seniorconnectionmc.org for more information.

Qualifications: General good health. Being a shopper entails lifting grocery bags and often lending physical support to the client (helping with the walker or steady arm). Patience and a genuine interest and understanding of the needs of the elderly. Age 18 and older and ownership of an automobile or access to one on a regular basis. Agreement to undergo a basic background check and 3-year MVA driver record check. Automobile insurance coverage which meets Maryland Insurance limits.

The Senior Connection needs volunteers to help their neighbors 60 and older by: • Escorting a senior to the grocery store, assisting with reading product labels, reaching stock, handling carts and putting away groceries. OR • Shopping for a…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekends
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome

Location

On-site

Within Montgomery County, Maryland

Silver Spring, MD, USA

How to Apply

Go to www.seniorconnectionmc.org and click on Volunteer, contact volunteer@seniorconnectionmc.org or call 301-962-0820.

Go to www.seniorconnectionmc.org and click on Volunteer, contact volunteer@seniorconnectionmc.org or call 301-962-0820.

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