Grocery Shopper

Overview

Circle of Care, Sinai Health System

Locaton

North York, ON

Availability

Any day

Flexible hours

Commitment

1 month or less

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Individual & Group

Sector

Community & Care

Adult (18+)

Development

Skills you would develop

  • Person-centred care

  • Time management

  • Accountability

  • Collaboration

  • Driving

Ideal for

  • Adults with a few extra hours to spare per week

  • Retirees

  • Seniors that are willing to drive and can lift bags

Contact

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Volunteer Resources Department

(416) 635-2900 ext. 375

Locaton

4211 Yonge St, North York, ON M2P 2A9, Canada

About the position

Do you enjoy driving and have access to your own vehicle? 


Do you live in North York (West of Yonge Street between Lawrence and Steeles) or southern York region? 


Can you spare 2 hours once a week?


If you answered YES to any of these questions, this is the role for YOU! Make a difference in the life of senior who may no longer be able to grocery shop.


Circle of Care urgently needs drivers to help with grocery shopping. The volunteer will be expected to communicate with the client for their grocery list. The volunteer will then pick up groceries and return them to the clients' homes.


Can't make a long term volunteer commitment? No problem! Short term opportunities are available.


Requirements

  • Drivers must possess a valid Ontario Driver's license and proof of insurance

  • Must be willing to use their own car (a safe and reliable vehicle)

  • Individuals should be patient and sensitive to the needs of others

  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to work with others


Heath and Safety: During COVID-19, masks and gloves are provided and safety measures have been put in place

About the organization

Circle of Care, part of Sinai Health, is a leading not-for-profit home care provider for individuals living in the Greater Toronto Area. Our staff and volunteers simplify everyday life for more than 16,000 clients and their families each year, helping them preserve their independence and live comfortably at home.

Impact

Food insecurity and isolation has significantly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.


As a grocery shopper, you can assist Circle of Care in its mission to serve hungry and disadvantaged members of the community.

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