Volunteer drivers will deliver food to Food Bank 2 Home program participants across Mississauga.

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:

  • Participate in a 1.5-hour training/orientation session
  • Arrive on time at The Mississauga Food Bank warehouse to pick up your deliveries 
  • Load your vehicle and review your scheduled route 
  • Deliver food to the clients’ door or place food directly outside of their home by the door
  • Complete your deliveries between your scheduled hours and return home afterward

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess and provide proof of valid driver’s license*
  • Access to a vehicle, and vehicle insurance, with the ability to abide by all road safety rules and security check protocols
  • Able to provide a Vulnerable Sector Check*
  • Dependable and committed, with attention to detail and a willingness to be flexible
  • Possess a working cell phone
  • Ability to lift 20-40 Lbs 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Ability to show respect for privacy and dignity for those seeking emergency food support
  • Punctual
  • Highly motivated and results-driven with a demonstrated ability to problem-solve and adapt in a fast-paced, high-pressure warehouse environment 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team with a positive attitude

*Required

Location:

Start at The Mississauga Food Bank Office (3121 Universal Drive, Mississauga) and travel to various locations on the designated delivery route.

Time Commitment

  • One two-hour shift each week at one or more of the following days/times:
    • Monday, Tuesday or Thursday 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    • Friday 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Commitment of six months to a year

Don't have a drivers license? You can still participate in this new volunteer role by accompanying the volunteer driver by being a volunteer runner! Fill out the form if you are interested.
Important Consideration: Reimbursement for mileage travelled will not be provided.