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Grocery Shopping help for seniors

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Recruiting Organization: The Senior Connection of Montgomery County, Inc.

The Senior Connection needs volunteers to help their neighbors 60 and older by: • Escorting a senior to the grocery store, assisting with reading product labels, reaching stock, handling carts and putting away groceries. OR • Shopping for a homebound individual. • Providing companionship. • Committing to serving up to 2 hours a week, or every other week, for 6 - 12 months • Shopping schedule can be at your convenience. Volunteers have a feeling of great satisfaction knowing that they are giving back to their community when they help seniors remain independent in their own homes. Services are provided to seniors in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Contact volunteer@seniorconnectionmc.org or call 301-962-0820, or check out www.seniorconnectionmc.org for more information.

Qualifications: General good health. Being a shopper entails lifting grocery bags and often lending physical support to the client (helping with the walker or steady arm). Patience and a genuine interest and understanding of the needs of the elderly. Age 18 and older and ownership of an automobile or access to one on a regular basis. Agreement to undergo a basic background check and 3-year MVA driver record check. Automobile insurance coverage which meets Maryland Insurance limits.

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Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

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Fee Amount: None

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