Food Market Volunteer- COVID Support

(Lakeside HOPE House)

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Position ID: V-GUE3159 Last Modified: 22 Mar 2021 Last Full Update: 22 Mar 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementProviding poverty alleviation in Guelph
ContactNicole Barrette, they/she, Volunteer & Placement Coordinator, HOPE House Guelph; Phone: (519) 265-4299 ext 29 * 226-501-5253; Email: volunteers@hopehouseguelph.ca
Duties- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear a mask & visor, wash hands sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- Go through Food Market to see what items are running low on stock 
- With supervision, bring up additional food items from basement 
- Stock Shelves & move shelved product to the front of shelves 
- Bag toilet paper 
- Fill produce baskets with produce bags to make them ready for restocking 
- Bag rice or dry beans 
- Sort eggs in the walk-in cooler and put into empty half containers to put in Food Market for selection 
- Break down boxes 
- Do community members' shopping 
- Pack perishables and non-perishables for deliveries 
- Maintain tidy and organized work space 
- Assist with taking grocery orders as needed - language skills an asset 
- Follow health & safety protocols 
- Other duties as required
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Good Health and Well-Being ; Gender Equality ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Reduced Inequality ; Responsible Consumption and Production ; Partnerships to achieve the Goal
More Info Linkhttps://hopehouseguelph.com/programming/food-market/
Benefits- Experience working with diverse populations  
- Monthly access to shop at the Food Market 
- Monthly access to shop at the Clothing Market 
- Training and education opportunities
ClientsVulnerable populations; disabled, mental health, new Canadians, addiction, homeless, etc.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Customer / Sales Services ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Newcomer Assistance ; Pandemic / Coronavirus / COVID-19 Support ; Poverty & Homelessness ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Team Work ; Basic math; ability to lift 20 lbs; food safety knowledge, language skills an asset
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours8 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 12:00 pm; 12:00 - 4:00 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 12:00 pm; 12:00 - 4:00 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 12:00 pm; 12:00 - 4:00 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 12:00 pm; 12:00 - 4:00 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
LocationFood Market, HOPE House 10 Cork St. E. accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane
Number of PositionsGuelph 
 
7 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going - Includes development training
TransportationNear public transit
CostThere is never a cost to Volunteer at HOPE House
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsA positive Police Record Check result does not automatically disqualify you from Volunteering at HOPE House.
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/HOPEHouseGuelph/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/hopehouseguelph
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/lakeside-hope-house/
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCCbZ1pUVicHiN1CIH6dOCNg
Start DateOn or after 22 Mar 2021
Agency Details
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Organization NameLakeside HOPE House
Office Phone519-265-4299
Websitewww.lakesidehopehouse.ca
Address & Map
10 Cork St E
Guelph, ON N1H 2W8
 
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Mailing AddressPO Box 1869 
Guelph, ON N1H 7A1