Shop Helper – Food Train

Food Train
Tuesday/Wednesday morning
Induction; Ongoing
Over 16 and Under 60

Summary of role

Food Train provides a low cost home delivery service of grocery shopping to elderly people who aren’t able to get out and shop for themselves. Our volunteer shoppers shop from orders that customers have written.

Effective checking of the order whilst shopping makes sure that our customers get what they want. Shoppers start at 9.30am in Morrisons, Stranraer and shop until the orders are finished – it usually takes 1.5 to 2 hours. Volunteer shoppers generally shop weekly or fortnightly.

Training details

Introduction to the task, ongoing support from area co-ordinator and other volunteers. Annual training day and other training as required.

Time requirement

Tuesday/Wednesday morning. Two hours per week or fortnight or occasionally.