Fresh Food Box Packer
(Halton Fresh Food Box)
|Contact||Jeanne Bullock, Coordinator, Halton Fresh Food Box; Phone: 905-634-8645; Email: Coordinator@haltonfreshfoodbox.com|
|Duties||There are two main volunteer options: |
1. To assist packing and delivering Fresh Food Boxes to residents of Halton region. Weighting and packing of fruits and vegetables into plastic boxes on the first Tuesday in Milton, second Tuesday in Oakville, third Tuesday in Burlington and the fourth Tuesday in Georgetown of every month
2. Assisting with foodbox deliveries throughout Halton Region. Approximately 10 am to 2 or 3 pm depending on the location. This position involves loading, unloading and carrying of boxes which weigh up to 30 plus pounds.
|More Info Link||www.haltonfreshfoodbox.com|
|Benefits||- Assisting the residents of Halton Region to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables to improve their health and increase their access to local produce. |
- Help the less fortunate in our community to eat better.
- Support local fruit and vegetable growers and wholesalers.
|Clients||People living on limited incomes |
|Ages||16 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Areas of Interest||Education Support (Early Years) ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery|
|Skills/Experience||Must be able to physically lift and carry up to 30 pounds repeatedly for some volunteer positions. |
Must be able to drive a cube truck for some of the volunteer opportunities
Team work required. Very physically active. Quite fast paced during the packing time.
|Commitment Length||Long Term - As long as you are interested.|
|Interaction Level||Small Group|
|Minimum Hours||4 / Month|
|Dates and Times||Tuesday: Morning (8:30 to noon) |
1st Tuesday in Milton, 2nd Tuesday in Oakville, 3rd Tuesday in Burlington & 4th Tuesday of month in Georgetown
|Location||Milton, Oakville, Burlington, Georgetown|
|Number of Positions||Burlington: 10 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 10 individual(s) ; Milton: 20 individual(s) ; Oakville: 20 individual(s) |
40 individual(s) needed in total.
MILTON- Bob Rumball Association for the Deaf
OAKVILLE - Kerr Street Ministries
BURLINGTON - St. Christopher's Church
GEORGETOWN - Georgetown Christian Fellowship Church
|Training||Orientation ; Training on the job - Review volunteer job description that most suits your needs ; Training on-going - Food safety training ; Review volunteer job description that most suits your needs|
|Transportation||Near public transit - Bus tickets if required ; Car required - For some part of opportunity|
|Police Check||Not Required|
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|Organization Name||Halton Fresh Food Box|
|Address & Map|
St Christopher's Anglican Church (office and work location)
662 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7R 3M8
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