Help a visually-impaired neighbor grocery shop in Holyoke, MA


(42.203396,-72.618904)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

291 Pine StreetHolyoke, MA 01040

About

Seeking volunteers to drive clients living in Holyoke, Massachusetts to and from a nearby store of their choice. Once at the store the volunteer would aid client in locating sections of the store. Also aid client in product selection, reading labels and prices of products. Volunteer would also assist with the store check out process and with bringing purchases from the car into the client's residence.

Volunteer would work with the client to select a time to shop that is convenient for both the volunteer and the client. Usually the time required to shop could vary from 2 to 4 hours. Often the client is seeking a volunteer to shop with them once or twice a month.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours twice a month
  • Dependable, patient, flexible and respectful of client confidentiality

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