Grocery Shopper Helper Volunteer with Clintonville-Beechwold Resources Center (CRC)

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RSVP AmeriCorps Seniors

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Share your social skills and your attention to detail as a Grocery Shopper Helper with the Clintonville-Beechwold Resources Center (CRC). Join a small group of seniors at a grocery store in the Clintonville-Beechwold area at a predetermined time and day, and assist with locating items, and navigating through the grocery store. Volunteers may be paired with seniors with visual impairments, limited mobility and/or other disabilities. Escort seniors through the store one on one and provide assistance at checkout, being mindful of time constraints to ensure that seniors can complete shopping and return to the CRC bus that transported them to the store on time.

To volunteer as a Grocery Shopper Helper, join the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) a volunteer program exclusive to Ohio residents in Franklin County ages 55 years and older. We match volunteers ages 55+ with nonprofits in their community that either need or rely on volunteers to be able to provide their services. Funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and part of AmeriCorps Seniors, VANTAGE Aging’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 years and over. We partner with nonprofit agencies to match these older adults to their volunteer opportunities. RSVP projects link the skills of the volunteers with the identified needs of the community. We think of ourselves as the 'center hub' for our volunteers looking for opportunities. We offer many wonderful incentives and perks to our team of RSVP volunteers, this program is free and so rewarding to be a part of.

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About RSVP AmeriCorps Seniors

Location:

752 High St. #2, Worthington, OH 43085, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

Our Vision

Every older adult has the opportunity to live a healthy life and age with independence, purpose and dignity.

RSVP Volunteer Program

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) connects volunteers age 55 and older with opportunities to serve their community. VANTAGE RSVP is available in Delaware, Franklin, Summit, Medina, Geauga, Wayne and Hamilton Counties.

As the largest volunteer network for older adults in the nation, RSVP matches volunteers with organizations where their time, interest, talents, knowledge, and experience are most effectively utilized to meet important needs in our community.




Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Columbus, OH 43202

(40.02155,-83.00928)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Shopping venues and trips are at predetermined locations in the Clintonville-Beechwold area, and at various predetermined times.
  • Volunteer must be able to transport self to predetermined location (grocery store) at a predetermined time. Volunteers must be able to navigate the grocery store and find needed items in the time allotted.

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