About the role

Assist The Mississauga Food Bank warehouse team with all areas of food operations, food movement and warehouse maintenance while gaining valuable experience and making a difference in your community.


  • Work as part of a team to assess quality control, and sort and record food items. This will involve checking food quality, ‘Use By’ and ‘Best Before’ dates, categorizing, and recording of food.
  • Work as part of a team to pick and pack food orders for agencies in The Mississauga Food Bank network.
  • Pick agency orders in advance of shipping/pick up deadline, ensuring orders are stored properly until shipped.
  • Help with order picking, loading, and unloading the trucks.
  • Inspect orders prior to shipping/ pick up to ensure product quality, proper skid stacking/wrapping, and obtain a secondary final inspection before releasing.
  • Ensure required activities have been completed on the cleaning schedule at the end of each shift.
  • Immediately report all unsafe situations, practices, and or equipment to a Warehouse Operator.


  • An interest and understanding of a variety of food products are helpful.
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills are essential to this role.
  • Must be physically fit and aware of own ability especially when lifting and loading.
  • Ability to manually lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure warehouse environment, and to adapt to rapidly changing priorities.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with proven ability to self-supervise, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Covid-19 Vaccine required.

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Time commitment

Wednesday and/or Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


3-6 months.


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

Our Application Process


Complete and submit the application form above.

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