Homemaker Volunteer


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

100 Third StreetDouglas CountyCastle Rock, CO 80104

Helping Older Adults Stay Independent

About

Neighbor Network

MISSION: Helping Older Adults Stay Independent.

TITLE OF POSITION: Homemaker Volunteer

SUPERVISED AND SUPPORTED BY: Lori O’Day Volunteer Manager

PURPOSE OF JOB: To support the mission of Neighbor Network by grocery shopping and providing light housekeeping services such as; cooking light meals, laundry and vacuuming, to our members that might be recovering from surgery or other factors that impact their mobility.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Volunteers provide the needed service in the member’s home.
  • When shopping for groceries, volunteers get shopping list from member and go to the local grocery store to shop and bring back the items to the members.
  • Volunteers should keep the receipt of the purchase and give it to the member for a reimbursement.
  • Volunteers are not allowed to assist clients with bodily care or handle medications.
  • Volunteers may not accept any form of payment, tips or gifts in exchange for their volunteer service.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be age 21 or older
  • Must have reliable vehicle with current driver’s license and auto insurance.
  • Desire to assist seniors and adults with disabilities.

TIME COMMITMENT: One - two times per month, depending on need. Homemaker and grocery shopping jobs are scheduled on an as-needed basis as members call and request those services.

BENEFITS:

  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community and in the lives of seniors and adults with disabilities.
  • There may be grant stipend funds available to help offset volunteer’s gas expense. You have the opportunity to request this when you report your monthly hours.

REQUIRED SCREENING: Applicants must pass a background and reference check and have a clean motor vehicle record.

CONTACT: Lori O’Day, Volunteer Manager, 303-814-4300 or

neighbornetwork@douglas.co.us

Skills

  • Housekeeping
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies

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