Driver and Assistant Driver

(Food for Life Canada)

Position ID: V-HVC0205 Last Full Update: 29 May 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactDirector of Operations, Food For Life; Phone: 905-635-1106 ext 226; Email:
DutiesVolunteer drivers collect and distribute surplus perishable food from grocery stores and restaurants in the Halton Region and distribute the food agencies and outreach programs. We are willing to work with volunteers for as many days as they are available-weekdays and/or weekends.  
Driver assistants help pick up items from designated locations. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Assistant minimum age - 16 years.
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BenefitsSatisfaction of helping others. Help provide food to those people in need across the Halton Region.
ClientsLow income outreach programs, group homes and families in the community in need of food.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestShelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Drivers and assistants may be required to do some heavy as well as light lifting. An interest in the Food For Life mandate.
Commitment LengthLong Term
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning 
Tuesday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning 
Thursday: Morning 
Friday: Morning 
Saturday: Morning 
8:00 am - 12:00 pm on Saturdays
SeasonsYear Round
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job - All new volunteers work with our existing team to familiarize themselves with the routes and schedules ; Training on-going
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 01 Jun 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameFood for Life Canada
Office Phone905-635-1106
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Address2258 Mountainside Dr 
Burlington, ON L7P 1B7