Shopping Area Assistant

(Salvation Army, Burlington - Mainway, Community and Family Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0943 Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMajor Margaret Locke, Community Ministries Officer, The Salvation Army; Phone: 905-637-3893; Email:
DutiesThese volunteers assist our clients with their monthly grocery shopping. They make clients feel welcome and comfortable, assist them with the quantity of food allowed at each visit, and help pack up the groceries once the shopping is completed.
BenefitsThose who assist clients have the wonderful experience of making a positive difference in the life of someone facing challenges in life. It is truly satisfying to know that you have brought some hope and some joy into someone's life.
Ages20 year(s) - 80 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Guide / Greeter ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours3 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning 
Tuesday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning 
Thursday: Morning 
Friday: Morning 
Most of our shopping area volunteers serve once a week
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Number of PositionsBurlington: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 10 Sep 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameSalvation Army, Burlington - Mainway, Community and Family Services
Office Phone905-637-3893
Address & Map
5040 Mainway, Unit 9
Burlington, ON L7L 7G5
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