ID: 95328

Shopping Assistant

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Guildford NSW

About this opportunity

Social support volunteering is a great way to help make a real difference in people’s lives and help some of our vulnerable neighbours and community members to have a more active and safe social life. If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and love helping people to connect with their community, this might be for you!

If you are able to provide transport for our Commonwealth Home and Community Support Program clients the role will involve assisting people aged over 65 to do their shopping. It may also include paying bills or other errands as required  e.g. pushing trolley, reaching for items, carrying bags (ensuring these are not too heavy for you), putting bags in car and at service user’s home or front door.

Applicant must have a current driver's licence, reliable vehicle with compulsory or comprehensive car insurance. Mileage reimbursement provided.


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *.

Reliable vehicle, compulsory or comprehensive car insurance and valid driver's licence. Must be over 16 years of age.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

2 hours/fortnightly on weekday daytime

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Start up training and ongoing training.

Reimbursement

Mileage reimbursement provided from service user's home to destination and from destination to Customer's home.