Food Bank Assistant

(Golden Town Outreach, Meaford, Food Bank)

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Position ID: V-GRE0045 Last Modified: 15 Mar 2019 Last Full Update: 15 Mar 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactJulie Brown, Food Bank Co-Ordinator, Golden Town Outreach Food Bank; Phone: leave message 519-538-4550; Email:
DutiesServe clients who visit the food bank 
Restock shelves 
Check best-before dates, portioning bulk foods 
Optional: help with community garden, cooking classes 
Pick up food from donation boxes at grocery stores and bring to food bank
BenefitsAn opportunity to improve the lives of people in need.
ClientsIndividuals or families seeking an emergency food allotment.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Program Coordination / Support ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Various Opportunities
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; One-on-one when serving clients. Working with a small group of other volunteers each shift.
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning (9:30am - 11:30am) 
Thursday: Evening (5:30pm - 7:30pm)
SeasonsYear Round ; Closed on Holidays
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Elevator to the basement level is accessible
Location34 Trowbridge St W, Meaford -Bethany Church of the Nazarene (rear enterance, downstairs)
Number of PositionsGrey County: 5 individual(s) ; Meaford (Town of): 5 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job ; Volunteer brochure provided. AODA Training
TransportationCar required ; Volunteers responsible for own transportation
CostPolice check. Police checks are free to volunteers within a vulnerable sector. Please check with your local police station.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsWork occasionally involves lifting of boxes of food- but not necessary
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameGolden Town Outreach, Meaford, Food Bank
Office Phone519-538-4550 * leave a message, checked regularly
Address & Map
Bethany Church of the Nazarene
34 Trowbridge St W
Meaford, ON N4L 1A5
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Mailing Addressc/o Golden Town Outreach 
P.O. Box 3245 
Meaford, ON N4L 1A5