New Westminster Distribution Volunteers

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

Each week we assist 8,500 clients to access food through our distribution locations and partner agencies located in Vancouver, Burnaby and New Westminster. We are currently seeking assistance from folks who can help us with food distribution at our New Westminster location. 

Our Mission: Providing healthy food to those in need.

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

Location:

Olivet Church, 613 Queens Ave, New Westminster, BC V3M 1L1

Time: 

Thursdays 8.30 am -1 pm

We are in need of a distribution site volunteer on Thursdays in New Westminster. The responsibilities of the volunteer would include: helping to unload and load food from the truck, assist with food distribution and set up/clean up. GVFB staff will ofeer any help and supervision to the volunteer.  The position involves a fair amount of lifting and carrying boxes and food items.  

We will provide more information about the requirements 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 shift assignment and day, but will most probably include: 

Assist with unloading and reloading food boxes from truck.  Please note boxes of food can be as heavy as 25 lbs or more. 

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: 

All volunteers must apply to volunteer with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank
All volunteers must be 18 years or older, are physically fit and can help with carrying. 

Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Senior
English as a second language (ESL)
How to apply: 
https://app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=761b1b0c-2275-482e-ba47-108eceafa2d8&ApplicationFormNumber=1
Contact person: 
Magda
Contact phone: 
604-880-7073
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:
2
Position start/end date:
6 Nov 2020
Time Committment:
8 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime
Work location:
Olivet Church
613 Queens Ave
New Westminster, BC V3M 1L1
Last Updated: November 6, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: February 4, 2021