About the role

Deliver customized food orders to homebound neighbours who experience mobility barriers that hinder or prevent them from accessing their neighbourhood food bank.

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 up your vehicle with pre-packed food orders and review your scheduled route.
  • Deliver food to clients’ homes.
  • Complete your deliveries during your scheduled hours.

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must possess and provide proof of valid driver’s license.
  • Access to a vehicle with valid insurance and must abide by all road safety rules.
  • Provide a mandatory 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 pounds.
  • 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 environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a team with a positive attitude.
  • Covid-19 Vaccine required.
  • Important Consideration: Reimbursement for mileage travelled will not be provided.

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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. OR Wednesday 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. OR Friday 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m

Duration

6 months to 1 year.

Location

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

Our Application Process

1

Complete and submit the application form above.

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2

Our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to chat further about the role and your availability.

3

If you are confirmed for a role, our Volunteer Coordinator will provide details for onboarding and how to create your account in our Volunteer Hub platform.

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