Fresh Food Quality Control Volunteer

Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
The Mississauga Food Bank
  • Food: Driving / Delivery
  • Various
Long term (6 months to 1 year)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Seniors
  • English as a Second Language
  • Ontario - Mississauga
2019-05-152019-07-26

Purpose:

Assist The Mississauga Food Bank, efficiently and effectively unpack the fresh food pallets and do a cursory check of the quality of the product.  

 

Time Commitment: Friday morning from 9:30 to 12:00.

 

# of Volunteers Needed per shift:  3

 

Location: 3121 Universal Drive Mississauga

 

Responsibilities:

  • Follow directions from the warehouse staff
  • Familiarize the volunteers with our safety policy
  • Unpack the fresh pallets of vegetables
  • Do a cursory check of the quality of the product
  • Separate good product from the product that needs to be composted
  • Label finished pallets in order of quality
  • Keep sorting table area clean and tidy



Qualifications:

  • A positive, warm and friendly demeanour
  • Must be able to work quickly as a part of a team
  • Mature and reliable
  • Must follow directions of the warehouse staff
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Ability to lift 30 - 50 lbs
  • Must be available to commit for every Friday morning for at least 6 months



Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator

 

Health and Safety:

  • Due to health and safety regulations, volunteers are not permitted to use equipment
  • Closed-toed shoes must be worn at all times
  • Earphones are not permitted in the warehouse
  • Phone calls are permitted in the volunteer lounge only

Benefits:   

  • Participate in providing quality fresh food to your hungry neighbours

To apply, please contact Julia De Paz at julia@themississaugafoodbank.org

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