Food Bank Assistant

(Salvation Army, Bowmanville, Food Bank - Bowmanville)

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Position ID: V-OSH0619
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2023
Last Full Update: 05 Oct 2023

Opportunity Details: Food Bank Assistant

Contact Sarah Ali, Volunteer Coordinator, The Salvation Army; Phone: 905-623-2185; Fax: 905-697-1605; Email:

Assist at food bank * sort food donations and pack food bags for clients * gather and pack frozen meat, produce and dairy bags for clients.

Clients Those in need
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups ; Court-ordered community service hours
Areas of Interest Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality - Must sign Confidentiality Agreement ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event ; Open to the availability and level of commitment of volunteers * More volunteers are needed in November and December for the Christmas campaign.
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 1 / Week
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon (8:45 am-11:30 am; 12:30 pm-3:30 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (8:45 am-11:30am; 12:30pm -3:30pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (12:30 pm- 3:30 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (12:30 pm- 3:30 pm) 
Food bank hours * could open for an evening or on the weekend to have corporate or community groups assist the food bank
Seasons Year Round - Busy leading up to Christmas
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Location Salvation Army Bowmanville, 75 Liberty St S, Bowmanville
Number of Positions Bowmanville ; Clarington 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Volunteer Application * comply with Salvation Army standards
Liability Insurance Available

Agency Details: Salvation Army, Bowmanville, Food Bank - Bowmanville

Office Phone 905-623-2185, Food Bank
Fax 905-697-1605
Address & Map
75 Liberty St S
Bowmanville, ON
Canada L1C 2N8
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Mailing Address 75 Liberty St S 
Bowmanville, ON 
Canada L1C 2N8

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