Homemaker Volunteer


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

104 Fourth St.Douglas CountyCastle Rock, CO 80104
Neighbor Network
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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