Senior Services of Alexandria Searching for Meals on Wheels and Grocery Shopper Volunteers

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Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) is working to foster independence and self-sufficiency, enabling seniors within the City of Alexandria to age with dignity. While they provide programs dealing with companionship to education, they are currently looking for volunteers to join their Meals on Wheels program and Grocery Shopper program

Meals on Wheels ensures everyone has access to at least one hot and one cold meal each day. The service also utilizes volunteers to check-in with clients to make sure everyone is comfortable.


  • Under the age of 65
  • Driver’s license
  • Own personal vehicle and proof of insurance
  • The ability to lift 20 lbs


  • Meet at the pick-up site at Jeffrey’s Catering
  • Recurring weekly shift- approximately 2 hours long
  • Deliver meals to clients. Knock on door, check in on volunteer (a quick hello), and leave meals. Meals cannot be left if there is no answer.
  • Pick up and deliver back empty containers to drop-off location.

Shifts:10:00 am- 12:00 pm weekday12:00 – 2:00 pm Sundays

Grocery Shopper Volunteers

Grocery Shopper volunteers shop for and deliver groceries every other week to home-bound seniors who live within the City of Alexandria. You will be paired with a senior, who will provide you with their grocery list.

  • Time Commitment: At least six months, every other week
  • Background check
  • Masks required
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