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ORGANIZATION: Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services

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Delivery

Help deliver groceries once a month to older adults in our Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)! We partner with the Greater Boston Food Bank, which delivers bagged groceries to the Arts at the Armory in Somerville. Logistics volunteers are needed to unload pallets, pack vegetables, and load boxes into drivers' vehicles. From there, delivery drivers and runners use a personal car to deliver them to older adults on a route.

The event takes place on the 1st Tuesday of each month, starting between 8 am and 9 am, and the time commitment will be about 2 hours.

Masks are required when delivering to recipients. SCES now requires volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, including boosters.

If you’d like to find another Aging Services Access Point (like us) outside of Cambridge and Somerville, here’s an online tool: https://www.massmmp.org/asap-search/

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About Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services

Location:

61 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02143, US

Mission Statement

Established in 1972, SCES is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the quality of life and maintaining the dignity and independence of older people in Somerville and Cambridge.

Description

State Funded Home Care Agency whose programs and services are targeted to low-income residents of Somerville and Cambirdge, age 60 and over, who need assistance managing their daily activities.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Seniors
Community, Hunger, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

191 Highland AvenueSomerville, MA 02143

(42.38974,-71.10591)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Delivery
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • The time commitment will be about 2 hours on one weekday each month.
  • Personal vehicle required. Application, CORI background check, and RMV check.

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