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Food Bank Volunteer


  • WHERE
    Scarborough, ON
  • WHEN
    Ongoing

COVID-19 notes:

  • We have relaxed criteria for posting volunteer opportunities due to the urgent need for COVID-19 Response. Volunteers are responsible for confirming the legitimacy of the group or organization(s) they are working with. Never hand over money or confidential information to groups looking for volunteers. SPARK does not vett volunteer opportunities on the site. Before agreeing to volunteer, remember to do a background check on the organization and staff you'll be working with. Ensure they are a registered nonprofit and that they are taking appropriate health and safety precautions
  • Please confirm that the organization you want to volunteer with can ensure your safety.

DESCRIPTION

Food Bank Volunteer Duties & Responsibilities
• Arrive to volunteer at the scheduled time and sign-in.
• Welcome clients and assist in duties with a pleasant demeanour
• Assist in receiving and unloading food packets from delivery trucks
• Ensure food is stocked properly and put away in storage areas.
• Prepare food distribution rooms
• Ensure that food quality is maintained through appropriate sorting and rotating activities
• Distribute food boxes to participants accessing the food bank
• Create and submit reports of all distributed items
• Ensure that all interactions with participants are kept confidential.
• Inform Program Supervisor if food supplies are running low and communicate any additional issues to the Supervisor.

Skills, experience and qualification required
• Reliable
• Comfortable interacting with clients
• Patient and non-judgmental
• Professional
• Honest, friendly and impartial
• Detail oriented
• Ability to keep confidentiality
• Able to follow instructions and complete a task(s) independently
• Able to follow policies and procedures
• Good communication skills
• Patience is a virtue
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to communicate effectively with people from all walks of life

Who You'll be Assisting

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Grace Place Toronto

Serving the Scarborough community for years Grace Place exists to be a Refuge of Love and Truth.

No matter who you are, or what you have done – Grace Place welcomes you. This is a safe place for all.

It is our desire to strengthen and serve our community through the love of Jesus and see lives transformed and people set free.

There is no judgment here, only warmth. You have come to the right place and you’re not alone.​

Friendly People, A Casual Atmosphere, Great Worship, A Fun and Safe Environment for Kids, Practical Teaching - these are the pillars of Grace Place.


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Who You'll be Assisting

organization logo

Grace Place Toronto

Serving the Scarborough community for years Grace Place exists to be a Refuge of Love and Truth.

No matter who you are, or what you have done – Grace Place welcomes you. This is a safe place for all.

It is our desire to strengthen and serve our community through the love of Jesus and see lives transformed and people set free.

There is no judgment here, only warmth. You have come to the right place and you’re not alone.​

Friendly People, A Casual Atmosphere, Great Worship, A Fun and Safe Environment for Kids, Practical Teaching - these are the pillars of Grace Place.