Would you like to help feed hungry children?I'm Interested
|Volunteer Position Name / Role:||Would you like to help feed hungry children?|
|Date Posted:||Thursday, July 9, 2015|
|Organization Name:||The Children's Foundation of Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin- Food & Friends program.|
|Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity:||
How do you feel when you are hungry?
Think about how you feel when you have missed breakfast and have to go about your day on an empty stomach. Currently over 2000 students in Dufferin are currently going to school hungry. Food and Friends helps to feed hungry children.
The Children's Foundation of Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin has had to pivot during COVID to ensure children and youth are not arriveing at school without the proper nutrition to allow them to focus in class.
We have a new opportunities that will allow you to support these children by getting involved with Food & Friend at Home.
This new initiative involves having volunteer drivers attend the Orangeville Foodbank and pick up Food Packages that we will then deliver to these children at home. This is a 0 contact delivery and we have put many procedures in place to ensure that our volunteers are being kept safe.
|Type of Organization:||Child and Family Service|
|More Info Link:||http://www.childrensfoundation.org/food-and-friends|
|Volunteer type position is suitable for:||
|Duties / Roles / Activities:||We are currently looking for Volunteer Drivers. The driver will attend the Orangeville Foodbank every other Tuesday between 4-6:00pm and pick up food packages that will be delivered to children who are in need.|
|Sample Tasks:||You can do these deliveries on your own, or you can take a friend. This is a great opportunity for high school students to get community service hours, on their own, or while riding along with a parent.|
|Dates & Times:||
|Seasonal:||Winter Months Only|
|Location of Volunteer Activity:||
|Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD):||Yes|
|Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19:||Yes|
|Commitment Length / Duration:||Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)|
|Transportation:||Own Transportation Required|
|Expires:||Monday, June 30, 2025|
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We are looking for friendly faces who are excited about supporting their own community.