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About the Position
Position #: 16732
OrganizationCity of Waterloo
Position: List Shopper - Waterloo Home Support Services
Location: 185 King Street South, Waterloo and client locations throughout Waterloo
Impact Statement: Providing a variety of recreational, environmental and cultural activities in addition to social support services.
Description: List Shopper volunteers:
- Assist older adults who need the help of a volunteer
- Pick-up the senior's shopping list and money, complete and return the purchases to the senior's home and may help to put things away

List Shopper volunteers require good decision-making and communication skills, flexibility, patience and their own vehicle to complete the shopping in a timely manner. If you enjoy assisting and interacting with seniors and have a reliable vehicle, it would mean the world to that person. Mileage reimbursement is provided.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand
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.
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: Volunteers are needed for one to two hours per week, Wednesday mornings or weekday mornings or mid-day. A minimum 8 month commitment is preferred.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Senior Services
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Creative Thinking, Accountability
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.waterloo.ca/volunteer
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Christine Rushton
Phone: 519-888-6488
Address: City of Waterloo, Volunteer Services Waterloo, N2J 4A8

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Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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