Grocery Delivery Driver - Shop Assist Program

(Links2Care, Oakville, Care at Home for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities)

Position ID: V-HVC0509
Last Full Update: 27 Dec 2023

Opportunity Details: Grocery Delivery Driver - Shop Assist Program


The volunteer assists with grocery deliveries to our clients, helping seniors and adults with disabilities who are living independently and single parents. The volunteers will collect groceries from local grocery stores (Sobey’s in Acton or Walmart in Georgetown) using their click and collect services. 

As a volunteer of Links2Care, the volunteer will actively demonstrate Links2Care values and will promote and support the mission and vision of the agency. 

Contact Skylar Micallef, Volunteer Coordinator, Links2Care; Phone: 905-873-6502; Email:
  • Pick up groceries from grocery stores and complete the delivery from the list provided by the coordinator. 
  • Communicates with the coordinator about any substitutions that need to be made. 

  • Delivers the groceries to the client’s door. 

  • Maintains communication with the coordinator in the event of any schedule changes. 

  • Completes and submits a monthly volunteer time record. 

  • Maintains calmness in emergencies, with an ability to assist in a crisis. 

  • Be physically able to lift heavy items such as cases of water, bags of potatoes, and carry shopping bags. Physically able to stand and/or walk for one to two hours at a time.
  • Participates in annual volunteer survey.  

  • Interacts professionally in accordance with Links2Care Code of Conduct and Human Rights Act. 

  • Maintains complete confidentiality of client information in accordance with Links2Care confidentiality/privacy policy. 

  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned
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Clients Older adults in Halton Hills and adults with disabilities
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Customer / Sales Services ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Student Placement ; Telephone Communication ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; - Working with seniors and people with disabilities  
- Access to a car in good working condition
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction Level One-on-one
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Unknown ; Not Applicable
Location Georgetown, Acton
Number of Positions Acton: 2 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 2 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Transportation Driver License required ; Car required ; Possess a valid Ontario Driver’s license and a safe driving record.  
Has access to a safe and appropriate vehicle, which is adequately insured with a minimum of 1 million dollars of liability. 
Mileage will be reimbursed on a monthly basis
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Completion of a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check prior to start date and throughout volunteer duration as required by Links2Care.

Agency Details: Links2Care, Oakville, Care at Home for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities

Office Phone 905-844-0252
Toll Free Phone 1-866-844-0252
Fax 905-844-5656
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2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 202
Oakville, ON L6H 0H2
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