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Norwescap RSVP Grocery Assistance Program Volunteer

Northwest New Jersey Community Action Program Inc. (NORWESCAP) RSVP


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Published 22 days ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Position Summary

Norwescap RSVP is looking for a caring, compassionate, and dedicated individual to join our volunteer team!

The Grocery Assistance Program Volunteer assists older adults (age 60+) buy their grocery items. The volunteer is asked to retrieve the money and grocery list from the client and purchase and deliver the items to the clients they are working with.

Volunteers are paired with one or more seniors within reasonable driving distance to their home. Volunteers will schedule weekly or biweekly grocery store trips for their senior, based upon what the senior needs. They will go to the senior’s home to confirm their needs, get a form of payment for items, and then head to the store. If they are unable to find items at the store the shopper will call the senior to make adjustments. Once the shopping is complete, the volunteer will return to the senior’s home with their items.

The Volunteer will never enter the senior's home. The volunteer will wear a face mask and gloves when they are with the senior. The volunteer will wear a face mask at the store.

Position Description: 

·        Pick-up shopping list and money from the client.

·        Carry out shopping as instructed by the client and return the groceries, receipt, and change to them.

·        Provide Norwescap RSVP with a copy of the receipt and report sheet

·        Report any concerns and problems to the supervising staff.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·        Physical ability to stand, walk and reach in store while shopping including putting grocery items in cart and conveyor belt at check-out

·        Have a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and automobile insurance that meets the minimum requirements as defined by the State of New Jersey

·        Ability to clearly read labels and store signage

·        Commitment to pay attention to detail and shop accordingly

·        Willing to communicate with clients as needed to ensure correct orders

Position Summary

Norwescap RSVP is looking for a caring, compassionate, and dedicated individual to join our volunteer team!

The Grocery Assistance Program Volunteer assists older adults (age 60+) buy their grocery items. The volunteer is…

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Location

Multiple Locations Throughout Morris County

21 Pine Street, Suite 101, Rockaway, NJ 07866

How to Apply

Please reach out to Kelsey at andersonk@norwescap.org for any additional information or to apply to this opportunity!

Please reach out to Kelsey at andersonk@norwescap.org for any additional information or to apply to this opportunity!

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