Groceries from the SEED - Delivery Crew (Driver)
(Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living)
|Impact Statement||Increased food access for community members.|
|Contact||Hannah Senitt, Volunteer and Student Coordinator, Guelph Community Health Centre; Phone: (519) 835-2268 ext 326; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||The SEED is a not-for-profit food project at the Guelph Community Health Centre that was |
created by a coalition to work towards a community with no barriers to healthy food. The SEED delivers programs and operates a social enterprise that address the causes and effects of food security.
Groceries from the SEED is a pay-what-you-can online grocery store with a purpose! When you shop at Groceries from the SEED you help people in your community afford good food. It takes a community to feed a community. Find more information and link to sign up here https://theseedguelph.ca/sign-up/
Delivery Crew Volunteers are critical to the success of this program. Delivery Crew Volunteers pick up Groceries from the SEED baskets at the packing warehouse and delivery them to community members homes. Volunteers are required to drop groceries off at the door and do not enter homes.
Use of personal vehicle and cell phone are required for this role. Mileage compensation of use of personal vehicle is $6 per delivery route (6-10 stops) and paid quarterly. Self-scheduling with online spreadsheet is required.
IMPORTANT Information: This role can be done in pairs with people from the same household OR willingness to ride along with another driver in The SEED's cargo van.
*** Note: Due to the high number of applications and limited spaces open, we are not able to place everyone that applies. While we appreciate everyone who shows interest and applies, volunteers are offered roles based on best fit.
|Sustainable Development Goals||No Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Good Health and Well-Being ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Reduced Inequality ; Sustainable Cities and Communities|
|More Info Link||www.theseedguelph.ca|
|Benefits|| Meet people in your community |
Contribute to food security in your community
Be appreciated for your hard work
Build your network and gain future references
As part of our Volunteer Appreciation plan, Guelph CHC volunteers have access to internal job postings, training opportunities and the opportunity to sit on a various committees.
|Clients||Guelph and Area Community members|
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples|
|Areas of Interest||Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Emergency & Response ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Pandemic / Coronavirus / COVID-19 Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Able to lift up to 20lbs. |
Valid drivers license.
|Commitment Length||Short Term (Up to 4 months) ; 2.5 hour shifts weekly for a minimum of 3 months.|
|Interaction Level||Solitary - Delivery to Door, Zero contact ; Volunteer can work in pairs with other members of the same household|
|Minimum Hours||2.5 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon |
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
Flexible start times - 2.5 hour shifts between 11:30-4:30pm
|Accessibility||Unknown - Packing Warehouse fully Accessible - delivery locations accessibility unknown|
|Number of Positions||Guelph |
10 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job|
|Transportation||Driver License required ; Car required - Use of Personal vehicle is required for this role|
|Cost||There is never a cost to volunteer with the Guelph Community Health Centre. Delivery Crew volunteers are compensated for mileage $6 per delivery route (6-10 stops). Paid quarterly|
|Additional Requirements||** COVID pre-screening and mask wearing required **|
|Social Media||Instagram: www.facebook.com/seedguelph/|
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|Organization Name||Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living|
|Address & Map|
176 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 8N9
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