Volunteer Qualifications

General Function

To provide essential nourishment to the local home-bound elderly population in the Lewes & Rehoboth areas. To sustain and assist our program with meeting its’ mission, “To feed the home-bound and to reduce the alternative of institutionalization.”

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Must possess good communication skills and pleasant personality.
  • Must have the ability to follow directions under general supervision and/or independently.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and active insurance.
  • Must not be under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs while conducting agency related business.
  • Must have acceptable public record and reputation.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be in good health.

Volunteer Physical Requirements

  • Mobility (standing, sitting, walking, bending, grasping/gripping)
  • Hearing (normal conversation – perceiving oral communication with the ears)
  • Seeing (general near vision (seeing an object within 16 inches) – perceiving an object(s) with the eye(s))
  • Speech (tone and clarity as able to be understood by others)
  • Physical Tasks (carrying and lifting up to 25 pounds, pushing, pulling, reaching horizontally/vertically)
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