Medical/Shopping Escort for Seniors (Volunteer Position)
Society of Sharing: Inner-City Volunteers - Toronto, ON

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Do you want to make a difference in someone’s life? VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

The Society of Sharing: Inner-City Volunteers is a non-profit charitable agency that provides volunteer based outreach programs for isolated home bound seniors and adults with physical disabilities. We are searching for compassionate, dedicated volunteers on an on-going basis to offer support to our clients. We provide support to enhance quality of life, reduce social isolation, and extend independent living in the community.

Role Description:

Volunteers accompany clients to and from their medical appointments, take clients grocery shopping or shop on their behalf. (Minimum time commitment of 2 to 4 hours per escort). TTC costs reimbursed.

Time Commitment: One escort per week (2 hours) for at least six months.


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Willing to commit at least six months
  • Sensitive and patient
  • Dependable
  • Punctual
  • Organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good listening skills

Application Requirements: completion of application form, in-person interview, reference checks, and police screening.

If you are interested in volunteering your time to assist a senior or adult with a disability in your community and would like to learn more about our programs, please contact Christine at:

(416) 413-0380 ext. 224

or email: christine[at]

Or visit our website to learn more about us: