Food Bank Assistant

(Salvation Army, Bowmanville, Community Ministries-Food Bank)

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Position ID: V-OSH0619 Last Modified: 23 Mar 2020 Last Full Update: 03 Mar 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactAndrew Cherry, Community Ministries Worker, The Salvation Army; Phone: 905-623-2185; Email:
Duties Due to the COVID-19 pandemic no new volunteers are needed at this time .Assist at food bank * sort food donations and pack food bags for clients * gather and pack frozen meat, produce and dairy bags for clients
ClientsThose in need
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups ; Court-ordered community service hours
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality - Must sign Confidentiality Agreement ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOpen to the availability and level of commitment of volunteers
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (8 am-4 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (8 am-4 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (8 am-4 pm) 
Food bank hours * could open for an evening or on the weekend to have corporate or community groups assist the food bank
SeasonsYear Round - Busy leading up to Christmas
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationSalvation Army Bowmanville, 75 Liberty St S, Bowmanville
Number of PositionsBowmanville ; Clarington 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVolunteer Application * comply with Salvation Army standards
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameSalvation Army, Bowmanville, Community Ministries-Food Bank
Office PhoneFood Bank 905-623-2185
Address & Map
75 Liberty St S
Bowmanville, ON L1C 2N8
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