Operations Volunteers - ongoing
We are not currently looking for operations volunteers, you can apply on this form and we will keep your application on file until we have openings.
Here are some of the positions we need from time to time
Sort and stock food in the warehouse (must be able to lift 30 lbs), ability to comfortably reach upper level warehouse racks using ladders/equipment, follow warehouse work and safety procedures, have a high attention to detail (expiry date checking) and work well with a fast paced experienced team. 4 hrs per week, Thursday mornings
Client Service Day:
Pack food and hygiene items for distribution to Foodbank clients as part of a small team. Follow client day procedures, ability to learn and operate software applications, good communication skills and empathy. Ability to work under pressure with attention to detail to serve clients efficiently during a short timeframe. Time commitment is 4 hrs per week Monday or Wednesday am or Sunday (new - time tbd)
Working under the direction of the Purchasing Manager, purchase and deliver food items from local stores to the foodbank. Familiarity with grocery prices is beneficial. Flexible time commitment 4-6 hrs per week across multiple days to ensure perishable food is available for client day distribution.
Volunteer drivers pick up and deliver food and hygiene items from local grocery stores or businesses to the food bank. During holiday season, drivers may be requested to assist with food drive pick ups. Time commitment is 4 hrs per week across 1-2 days, one week per month, on a rotating schedule.
Volunteers are essential to the success of the Whitchurch Stouffville Food Bank so it’s really important that there is a right match between the volunteer and the work that they will do. Candidates that are deemed a good fit will be called for an interview. We are 100% volunteer managed and run.
If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.
Must be a Stouffville resident 18+ years. Vulnerable Sector check required after acceptance. Some roles require additional confidentiality agreements. Training and ongoing support will be provided.
We are not currently looking for a Board Member -here is a general description of the position
Initial term 2 years
The goal of our Whitchurch Stouffville Foodbank is to provide food to individuals and families within our town. The Board of Directors make decisions with respect to the operation of the Foodbank, guard the public trust, and serve the community of Whitchurch-Stouffville.
• Attend all Board meetings to discuss relevant operational and strategic issues and contribute ideas and insights.
•Assist the Chairperson and other Board Members with food donation pick up, monetary donation receipt and tracking, communications, fundraising, grants
• History of community-based efforts, whether in Whitchurch-Stouffville or elsewhere is a strong asset.
• Strong work ethic and commitment to helping those who are in need.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Demonstrated computer knowledge and skills.
• Outgoing and nonjudgmental attitude.
• Commitment to collaborative teamwork.
• Stouffville resident preferred
• Vulnerable Sector check required after acceptance.
This is an unpaid volunteer position, you can send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will hold it for now.