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Driver Assistant

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.

Description
To assist The Food Bank Operations Team with delivery or pickups of food drive, event supplies, agency orders, or corporate donations. Volunteer drivers assistants will work with a volunteer driver 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: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Driver/Transportation, Food/Hospitality, Retail Sales/Donations

Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Accountability, Adaptability, Flexibility


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Interested volunteers will have to complete an interview process, with a reference check. 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.

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route


Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime
Shifts are available weekday mornings or the afternoons. Preference for Tuesday/Thursday availability but accepting all availabilities. 6+ Month commitment is appreciated.

   Contact Information
http://www.thefoodbank.ca
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Alex Mocevic
50 Alpine Court Kitchener, N2E 2M7
Kitchener,Waterloo,Outside Waterloo Region

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
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