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Driver (G or DZ License)

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 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.

Must have a valid G or DZ license and be comfortable driving transit/cargo vans (G) or straight trucks (DZ).


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 21+


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 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.

Accessibility:
Transportation: On a bus route


Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime
Shifts available during weekdays, evenings, and weekends.

   Contact Information
http://www.thefoodbank.ca
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Alex Mocevic
519-743-5576 Ext. 211
50 Alpine Court Kitchener, N2E 2M7
Kitchener,Waterloo

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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