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Operations - Transportation 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.

To assist The Food Bank Operations Team with delivery or pickups of food drive, event supplies, agency orders, or corporate donations. Volunteer drivers will work with a volunteer driver assistant to complete food pick-ups from local grocery stores, businesses or organizations who are participating in food drives.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 21+

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Interested volunteers will have to complete an interview process, with reference check and provide a driver's abstract. Upon successful completion, volunteers will be trained in the role by The Food Bank staff.

Working Conditions: -Regular and repetitive lifting (up to 50 pounds)
-Extended reaching and bending (up to 50 pounds)
-Climbing in and out of a large vehicle, into the back of the truck, to load or unload
-Temperatures (outdoors in winter and summer). There is extended periods outside, so dressing/preparing for various weather is important.


Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime
Shifts are available weekday mornings or the afternoons.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Driver/Transportation, Food/Hospitality, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Accountability, Adaptability, Flexibility
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
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Melody Banks
519-743-5576 Ext. 339
50 Alpine Court Kitchener, N2E 2M7

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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