To help The Mississauga Food Bank achieve its fundraising goals during our Holiday Food Drive grocery store blitz.

COVID-19 Vaccine Policy:

Effective September 7, 2021 – All volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before volunteering. Volunteers are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. To read the full policy, click here.

If you have questions or a written, approved medical exemption from the vaccine, please email julia@themississaugafoodbank.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Main: To lead, coach and supervise all the volunteers at your store.
  • Standing at the door of the grocery stores and asking people to make a monetary or food donation.
  • Signing up for at least 1 day ( 6 hours ) at our annual Holiday Food Drive.
  • Attend a one-hour training session.
  • Arriving on time at the location.
  • Welcome volunteers and sign them in.
  • Provide support and leadership to volunteers.
  • Maintaining a positive, professional and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Learn the language and branding of The Mississauga Food Bank.
  • Responsible for handling the donations to the truck driver or staff lead.
  • Provide feedback about volunteers and the campaign in general.

Qualifications:

  • Enjoy fundraising and achieving fundraising goals.
  • Enthusiastic and enjoys engaging with the public.
  • Comfortable asking people to donate funds or food.
  • Experience receiving cash donations.
  • Experience with fundraising and events.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A team player and reliable.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Passionate about The Mississauga Food Bank’s mission.
  • Highly aware of the need to collect funds.
  • Covid-19 Vaccine required.

Time Commitment:

To participate in 3- 6 hours shift at our annual Holiday Food Drive.

Training Provided:

One hour training is provided before each campaign. Ongoing support from Volunteer Coordinator

Benefits of the role:

  • Play an integral role in helping The Mississauga Food Bank achieve its fundraising goals.
  • Develop skills such as leadership, communication, customer service, organization, and teamwork that can be used in future endeavours.
  • Increase in knowledge about The Mississauga Food Bank’s values, mission, and vision.

As part of its commitment to racial justice and reconciliation, The Mississauga Food Bank encourages candidates who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour to apply for this position. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Location:

Various grocery store locations in Mississauga, ON