This key volunteer role makes sure that the office can run smoothly and supports critical functions. Volunteers who can serve one or more half day shifts per week on a consistent basis are preferred.

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:

  • Maintain a neat and tidy reception area
  • Welcome clients and visitors with professionalism
  • Handle incoming calls and emails, prioritize and route them appropriately including contacts from those looking for emergency food support
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail
  • Complete general admin tasks when needed such as preparing mailings or entering survey data

Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 18 years or older
  • Must have business-level verbal and written English skills
  • Relevant level of education and/or experience
  • Computer literacy
  • Demonstrated comfort in working with all people in varied circumstances
  • Ability to communicate with respect for the privacy and dignity of those seeking emergency food support
  • Exceptional organizational skills

Training will be provided.

1 Shift a week (Any day from Monday to Friday), and 6 months commitment required.