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Aging Resources of Douglas County

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Neighbor Network, A program of Aging Resources of Douglas County

MISSION: Helping Older Adults Stay Independent.

TITLE OF POSITION: Homemaker Volunteer

SUPERVISED AND SUPPORTED BY: Director of Community Engagement

PURPOSE OF JOB: To support the mission of Aging Resources of Douglas County 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. Light cleaning, etc.
  • 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.

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

CONTACT: 303-814-4300 or ARDC@douglas.co.us

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About Aging Resources of Douglas County

Location:

104 Fourth Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: Helping older adults stay independent and age with dignity by providing a volunteer network of services and support!

Description

Douglas County, Colorado's older adult population is among the fastest growing in the nation. Recent demographic projections illustrate that by the year 2030, one in four residents will be 60 or older. Aging Resources of Douglas County has evolved over the past years in response to the mounting needs of our older adult population.

Aging Resources of Douglas County provides a safety net for members, allowing older adults to remain active in the community while living independent in their homes. New members enter the program by completing an application and participating in a personal interview. At that time, specific needs are evaluated so that the Aging Resources team can then assist with resources. Whether matching a volunteer for weekly companionship visits or help around the house; providing transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping or for other errands, Aging Resources volunteers are eager to offer their hearts and their time. Along with our team of volunteers and partners from many local agencies, Aging Resources strives to create an inclusive community so that members maintain maximum independence.

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various areas in Douglas County, ColoradoDouglas County, CO 80104

SKILLS

  • Housekeeping
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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