Mobile Food Bank Driver's Assistant (Etobicoke, ON)

Canadian Red Cross

Region: Etobicoke, ON

Application deadline: April 15, 2020

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Mobile Food Bank Driver’s Assistant volunteer for our Mobile Food Bank program. The volunteer will assist the driver in the form of navigation, placing calls to the client, packing hampers on the truck and delivering food hampers.

Key Responsibilities

Assist in navigation (gps provided)
Call clients when on route to their home
Loading hampers and coolers into delivery truck
Maintain client confidentiality
Assist in the delivery of food hampers to client’s homes
Load perishable food items into hampers before arriving at client’s home

Qualifications

Mature, responsible, caring
Physical ability to lift medium to heavy items (50lbs maximum)
Good communication and customer service skills
Interest in assisting individuals living in poverty
2 satisfactory references; EPIC background check

Time Commitment

1-3 days per week as needed (Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30 pm only); not open on weekends
6 month commitment minimum

Training & Development

Introduction to the Red Cross/Red Crescent Society Movement
On the job specific training

Benefits & Opportunities

Opportunity to be part of a world-wide humanitarian organization
Serving the community

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