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Support Seniors as a Dispatcher for Grocery Shopper Program

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Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Many seniors and people living with disabilities are unable to go grocery shopping due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. These individuals rely on the kindness and generosity of volunteers in our community. Volunteer shoppers donate their time to shop and deliver groceries. Our volunteer dispatchers piece the whole puzzle together by matching seniors' needs with shopper availability.



Schedule:

-Our dispatch desk is open Monday-Friday

-Dispatchers take one or more 3-4 hour shifts a week depending on their availability

-We ask that our dispatchers commit to 3 months of volunteering



Responsibilities:

-Answer calls and emails to facilitate matches between seniors and volunteer drivers

-Explain how our program operates to new volunteers

-Record all ride assignments



Qualifications:

-Patient, kind, and organized

-Eager to help seniors

- Dispatchers will need reliable transportation method

-Willingness to learn new computer programs



Training/Support:

-Program training and overview with staff

-Volunteers will receive ongoing training and support



Benefits:

-Volunteering is good for your health!

-Decreased levels of stress, a lower risk for depression

-Satisfaction of making a difference in your community and in the lives of others

Get Involved...Select the Red "Express Interest" button below

Learn more about the Grocery Shopper Program here!

You can also contact transportation@scvolunteercenter.org or (831) 427-3435

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About Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Location:

1740 17th Avenue, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Monterey Bay RSVP is to provide meaningful and significant volunteer opportunities that enrich the lives of individuals age 55 and older, that meet the social and economic needs of the community, and maximize resources for the benefit of all the citizens of Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties.

Description

The mission of Monterey Bay RSVP is to provide meaningful and significant volunteer opportunities that enrich the lives of individuals age 55 and older, that meet the social and economic needs of the community, and maximize resources for the benefit of all the citizens of Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties.

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

Mon Nov 30, 2020 - Sun Feb 28, 2021
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM  

WHERE

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(36.9796,-122.042)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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