About the role

Prepare and pack food deliveries for homebound neighbours who experience mobility barriers that hinder or prevent them from accessing their neighbourhood food bank.

Responsibilities

  • Review client information including their dietary preferences and needs, and allergies and/or restrictions.
  • Support other packer volunteers as needed.
  • Prepare and pack food orders.
  • Inquire with warehouse staff about available frozen and fresh produce and once instructed, add to the food bags following safe food handling protocols.
  • Use an online order form to facilitate each order.
  • Welcome volunteer drivers and assist them with loading food deliveries into their cars.

Qualifications

  • 18 years or older, with a mature and positive attitude.
  • Ability to lift 10-30 pounds.
  • Ability to lead others.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Punctual and dependable.
  • 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.
  • Experience or knowledge of handling various food products considered an asset.
  • Important Consideration: For those with food allergies, please be advised you will be potentially exposed to all types of food.
  • Covid-19 Vaccine required.

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Time commitment

Monday 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. OR Wednesday 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. OR Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Duration

6 months – 1 year commitment.

Location

The Mississauga Food Bank, 3121 Universal Drive, Mississauga ON, L4X 2E2

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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