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ORGANIZATION: Sage Eldercare

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SAGE Eldercare

SAGE Eldercare, a well-established, community-based, nonprofit organization that offers a comprehensive array of services to older adults and their caregivers, is seeking volunteers for local meal deliveries. SAGE Eldercare’s Meals on Wheels Department offers meal delivery to individuals at their home in our local area - Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Millburn, Mountainside, New Providence, Short Hills, Springfield and Summit.

The meal delivery volunteer is a critical member of the SAGE Eldercare Meals on Wheels program. Volunteers deliver more than just a meal to clients, they are often the sole human interaction and visit received daily, and provide a warm smile, friendly visit, light conversation, and a general wellness check to individuals who are 60 and older, frail, homebound, or disabled, are eligible for the program.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collect meal coolers, client delivery roster, and other materials for client from SAGE headquarters.
  • Drive to client homes for delivery of meal, checking in with client on overall health and wellbeing. Offers light conversation and meal set-up.
  • Returns delivery coolers to SAGE headquarters.

Requirements:

  • Current valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Friendly and professional disposition for interacting with homebound seniors.

Job Type: Volunteer

Schedule: Monday to Friday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

COVID-19 considerations: We follow COVID-19 protocols issued by the State of New Jersey.

To apply contact us: glewis@sageeldercare.org or call 908.597.5517 or visit our website https://sageeldercare.org/volunteer/ to complete the volunteer application.

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About Sage Eldercare

Location:

290 Broad St., Summit, NJ 07901, US

Mission Statement

SAGE Eldercare is a unique community resource that offers a comprehensive array of programs and services for older adults and caregivers, promoting independence and quality of life.

Description

As one of the oldest and most respected senior service agencies in New Jersey, SAGE Eldercare helps thousands of frail, older adults, their families and caregivers each year. We are proud to offer a wide range of programs and services that support seniors in the challenges they face during the later stages of life.

CAUSE AREAS

Hunger
Seniors
Hunger, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

290 Broad StreetSummitSummit, NJ 07901

(40.71508,-74.35522)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We can set up a volunteer schedule that works with yours. Whether that be once a week, once a month or as needed, just mention your preferences when you connect with us.
  • Reliable transportation

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