Food Bank - Truck Unloader

Food Bank - Truck Unloader
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Greater Vancouver Food Bank
  • Event Helpers
  • Food: Preparation / Service
  • Various
Short term (Less than 6 months)
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Vancouver
2019-05-132019-06-30

Each week we assist 27,500 people to access food through our 13 distribution locations and partner agencies.   We are currently seeking assistance from folks who can help us unload the truck and set up in the morning.  If you are able to help us at our Skeena Community Food Hub located near Rupert and Broadway on Wednesday mornings from 7:30 am - 9 am, we'd love to hear from you! 

  • Skeena Terrace (East Van - Near Rupert and Broadway) - Wednesday mornings 7:30 am - 9 am

We are looking for volunteers who can commit to a regular shift once / week for at least 2 months. 

Your duties will depend on your specific volunteer role, and may include: 
  • Assist with unloading and reloading food boxes from truck.  Please note boxes of food can be as heavy as 25 lbs or more. 
  • Assisting with setting up the space, including moving tables and setting out food on tables  
  • Talking with memberes, and helping to create a warm, welcoming environment
  • Training and support is provided to assist you to be successful in your role.  

All volunteers must be 15 years or older.  Ideally able to lift 20 - 50 lbs. 

Benefits and impact: 

  • Helping families in need
  • Meeting like-minded volunteers who share a love for those in the community
  • We can provide a confirmation letter
  • Volunteers will receive training and support 

Requirements:   

  • All volunteers must apply to volunteer with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank and attend an Orientation. 
  • All volunteers will be assisted to complete a criminal record check (free)
  • All volunteers must be 15 years or older 

We will provide more information about specific locations and shifts once you apply, typically at the Orientation.  Here's the link to apply online: https://www.foodbank.bc.ca/get-involved/about-volunteering/

For further information please contact us at volunteer@foodbank.bc.ca

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