Distribution Volunteer

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COVID-19 Support: 
No
Virtual work: 
No
Position description: 

Each week we assist 28,000 people to access food through our distribution locations and partner agencies located in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and North Vancouver. We are currently seeking assistance from folks who can help us unload the truck, help with distribution, and help with set up/ clean up. We are looking for volutneers at all of the locations listed below! 

Our Mission: Providing healthy food to those in need.

Our Vision: Healthy communities through fair and effective food systems.

Locations:

Winston Street (8345 Winston Street, Burnaby) - Tuesday-Friday 9:30am-2:30pm
New Westminster Hub (Olivet Church, New Westminster) - Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Mount Pleasant (1428 Charles Streer, Vancouver) - Thursday and Friday 9:30am-2:30pm

All volunteers must be 18 years or older.  Ideally able to lift 20 - 50 lbs. 

We will provide more information about specific locations and shifts once you apply. Here's the link to apply online: https://app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=761b1b0c-2275-...

For further information please contact us at volunteer@foodbank.bc.ca

 

Deliverables/Duties: 

Your duties will depend on your specific volunteer role, and may include: 

Assist with unloading and reloading food boxes from truck.  Please note boxes of food can be as heavy as 25 lbs or more. 
Assisting with setting up the space, including moving tables and setting out food on tables  
Talking with members, and helping to create a warm, welcoming environment
Distributing food to our clients
Creating a warm and welcoming environment for our clients
Training and support is provided to assist you to be successful in your role

Benefits and impact: 

Helping families in need
Meeting like-minded volunteers who share a love for those in the community
We can provide a confirmation of hours letter
Volunteers will receive training and support 

Qualifications: 

Requirements:   

All volunteers must apply to volunteer with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank
All volunteers must be 18 years or older 

Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
All Ages
English as a second language (ESL)
How to apply: 
Email: volunteer@foodbank.bc.ca
Contact person: 
Magda Klimczak
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
Philanthropic
Volunteerism
Mission:
Our Mission: Providing healthy food to those in need. Our Vision: Healthy communities through fair and effective food systems.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
10
Position start/end date:
21 Sep 2020
Time Committment:
5 Hours Total
Time of day:
Evening, Weekdays
Work location:
Burnaby, BC
Last Updated: September 30, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: December 29, 2020