Groceries from the SEED - Delivery Crew (Driver) - SDG Zero Hunger

(Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living)

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Position ID: V-GUE3181 Last Modified: 07 Jan 2022 Last Full Update: 07 Jan 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementIncreased food access for community members.
ContactHannah Senitt, Volunteer and Student Coordinator, Guelph Community Health Centre; Phone: (519) 835-2268 ext 326; Email:
DutiesProgram expanding! SEED Delivery Team and Warehouse Crew volunteers needed. 
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 here Everyone is welcome to 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.  
This role a great for someone who would like to volunteer in-person, has access to a vehicle, would like to interact directly with clients (distant, delivery to the door only) and doesn't mind working alone. 
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.  
*** Guelph CHC has a vaccination policy in place.
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Good Health and Well-Being ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Reduced Inequality ; Sustainable Cities and Communities
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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.
ClientsGuelph and Area Community members
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Emergency & Response ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Pandemic / Coronavirus / COVID-19 Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Able to lift up to 20lbs. 
Valid drivers license.
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; 2.5 hour shifts weekly for a minimum of 3 months.
Interaction LevelSolitary - Delivery to Door, Zero contact ; Volunteer can work in pairs with other members of the same household
Minimum Hours2.5 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Flexible start times - 2.5 hour shifts between 11:30-4:30pm
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityUnknown - Packing Warehouse fully Accessible - delivery locations accessibility unknown
Location69 Huron Street, Guelph ON
Number of PositionsGuelph 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required - Use of Personal vehicle is required for this role
CostThere 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
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements** COVID pre-screening and mask wearing required **
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Organization NameGuelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Office Phone519-821-6638
Address & Map
176 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 8N9
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