Volunteer Driver

(Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St)

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Position ID: V-GUE2507 Last Modified: 20 Jan 2017 Last Full Update: 20 Jan 2017
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementHelp us keep our shelves stocked!
ContactMarketing & Communications Coordinator, Guelph Food Bank; Phone: (519) 767-1380; Fax: (519) 824-1640; Email: communications.gfb@gmail.com
DutiesMain Duties & Responsibilities: 
• Picking up food and other items from donors in the community 
• Dropping off food orders to member agencies 
• Delivering / retrieving food collection bins as needed 
Skills / Abilities Needed: 
• Physically fit and knowledge of proper lifting techniques required to lift up to 50 lbs. on a consistent basis. 
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills (both oral and written) are required. 
• A valid G class license with 2 years safe driving experience is required 
• Close toed shoes are required at all times
BenefitsBenefits & Impact: 
• Enabling the continuation of GFB services 
• Networking and creating lasting connections 
• Making an impact in the lives of others 
• Developing new and transferable skills
ClientsVolunteer drivers will be working directly with our warehouse manager and other volunteers.
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Team Work ; Driving
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; We are seeking an ongoing commitment from volunteers wanting to drive for the Guelph Food Bank on regularly scheduled days (Minimum 1 day a week). However, applications are still accepted from those with limited availability to be kept on file for special events / peak season run extensions.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Drivers typically go out on their own unless a secondary volunteer is available but will be interacting with the community when picking up at different locations in the city.
Minimum Hours5 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning (8 am - 1 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning (8 am - 1 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning (8 am - 1 pm) 
Thursday: Morning (8 am - 1 pm) 
Friday: Morning (8 am - 1 pm) 
Saturday: Morning (7:30 - 9:00 am (approx)) 
Sunday: Morning (7:30 - 9:00 am (approx))
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable - Not relative to the specific position
Number of PositionsGuelph: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total. 
*** Positions not limited to 10 ***
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Driver License required - Drivers must have held a valid G license for a minimum of 2 years ; Drivers are not required to use their personal vehicles for runs, they will use one of our commercial vehicles.
Application Deadline31 Dec 2017
Police CheckNot Required
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/guelphfoodbank/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/guelphfoodbank?lang=en
Start DateOn or after 23 Jan 2017
Display Until31 Dec 2017
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
Office Phone519-767-1380
Address & Map
100 Crimea St, Unit C12
Guelph, ON N1H 2Y6
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