Shop By Phone – Delivery Driver
Sources Shop by Phone Program is a program designed to provide support to individuals in South Surrey/ White Rock who are unable to shop for groceries due to transportation barriers or disabilities. Our volunteers take orders over the phone and shop for groceries once a week. Groceries are then delivered by the shopper/phoners or by our Volunteer Shop by Phone delivery drivers. ** During COVID Shopping and delivery are being done Tuesdays and Wednesdays mornings.
To be successful in this position, you must:
- Be 18+ years of age.
- Be an experienced driver with a valid Class 5 Driver’s license and clean driver’s record. Ability to be mindful of parking restrictions.
- Have the ability to lift a minimum 20 lbs.
- Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Knowledge of community and surrounding areas an asset.
- Be flexible, detail oriented and possesses an ability to take initiative, accept direction and work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
- Have the ability to work well with diverse client populations. Ability to relate to individuals across all socioeconomic and cultural groups.
- Be courteous and respectful of clients and their property.
- Have the ability to build rapport with a variety of individuals while maintaining a professional demeanour and firm professional boundaries.
- Willingness to secure a Criminal Records Check. All positions have been designated by Sources Community Resource Society as requiring a Criminal Records Review prior to an applicant being employed in this capacity. Certain police records may preclude the appointment to certain positions.
This opportunity requires a minimum 6 month commitment of its volunteers and operates currently every other Tuesday and Wednesdays for 1-2 hours in the mornings. starting approximately around 8:00 am. **Please note, we are working towards resuming normal operating hours which are Tuesdays only every week.
Benefits to this position:
This position offers individuals a valuable opportunity to assist our older community in accessing healthier food choices and maintain independence to live longer at home. Drivers interact directly with clients and provide positive support. This is a critically valuable service for our clients as many face isolation and are without other assistance or means of accessing other grocery/food choice options. This position comes with the ability to make daily impacts in the lives of vulnerable members of our community who need it most.
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If you are interested in more information about this opportunity or other volunteer positions with Sources, please contact Volunteer Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-542-4357.