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Warehouse Support Volunteer

Operations - Warehouse Team

The Food Bank of Waterloo Region


   About the Position

Impact Statement
Through community partnerships, we obtain and distribute emergency food from our neighbours for our neighbours.

Description
Work with a team of volunteers to build non-perishable or perishable hampers and sort perishable and non-perishable food donations.

This role is best for volunteers who are flexible, can work independently or as part of a team, with minimal instructions and supervision. Ideal for volunteers who are comfortable working in a busy, active warehouse setting with frequent forklift traffic.

*Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds consistently*


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Role specific training will be provided by The Food Bank of Waterloo Region staff.
Working Conditions: Wearing a mask and face shield for the duration of your shift.
Indoors, warehouse environment, hard floors.
Repetitive reaching, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds consistently.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space


Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime
Volunteers can sign up for any shifts that suite their availability. Shifts typically are scheduled weekday afternoons and evenings with occasional Saturdays.



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Food/Hospitality
Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Adaptability, Continuous Learning, Flexibility
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
http://www.thefoodbank.ca
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Melody Banks
519-743-5576 Ext. 339
50 Alpine Court Kitchener, N2E 2M7
Kitchener

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