About the role

Sort food for hungry neighbours on behalf of The Mississauga Food Bank. Build valuable experience and develop leadership and communication skills while making a difference in your community.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with hosting corporate groups.
  • Provide orientation to new volunteers on a one-on-one basis.
  • Follow directions from Warehouse Operations Volunteer Lead.
  • Ensure new volunteers become aware of The Mississauga Food Bank’s health and safety policies.
  • Introduce the Best Before Date board and food packaging procedures.
  • Support and organize volunteers effectively according to tasks and quantities of food.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the sorting and storage areas.

Qualifications

  • 18 years or older, with a mature and positive attitude.
  • Able to manually lift 20-40 lbs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse groups of individuals.
  • Able to follow the directions of the Warehouse Operations Volunteer Lead and communicate instructions clearly.
  • Caring and committed, with a demonstrated passion to further The Mississauga Food Bank’s mission.
  • Previous public speaking or leadership experience is an asset.
  • Experience handling, or knowledge of, various food products is 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

One 3-hour shift/week minimum

Duration

6 months

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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