Food Bank Assistant

(Salvation Army, Bowmanville, Food Bank - Bowmanville)

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Position ID: V-OSH0619 Last Modified: 29 Jun 2021 Last Full Update: 29 Jun 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactAndrew Cherry, Community Ministries Worker, The Salvation Army; Phone: 905-623-2185; Fax: 905-697-1605; Email:
DutiesAssist 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
Ages16 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 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 InterestShelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality - Must sign Confidentiality Agreement ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne 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 LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (8 am-4 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (8 am-4 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (8 am-4 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (8 am-4 pm) 
Friday: 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 ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationSalvation Army Bowmanville, 75 Liberty St S, Bowmanville
Number of PositionsBowmanville ; Clarington 
We currently do not need any more volunteers. We will keep your information on file for when we do.
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, Food Bank - Bowmanville
Office Phone905-623-2185, Food Bank
Address & Map
75 Liberty St S
Bowmanville, ON
Canada L1C 2N8
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