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Food & Friends at Home Food Packers and Delivery Drivers Needed!

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Food & Friends at Home Food Packers and Delivery Drivers Needed!
Date Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Organization Name: The Children's Foundation of Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin- Food & Friends program.
Organization Contact: Brenda Walsh
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: COVID safe volunteer roles. The need in our community is now greater than ever. We have put several procedures in place to create a low contact opportunity.
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
Duties / Roles / Activities: There are two roles we are currently recruiting for:
1. Food Packer- Takes place at the Orangeville Foodbank.
2. Delivery Drivers- Picking up food kit from the Orangeville food bank and delivering them to families in Dufferin County.
Sample Tasks: Packers will put a variety of healthy food into boxes to prep them for delivery drivers that will deliver to the families.
Drivers will be given address of families in one area of Dufferin County for delivery.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
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)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Driving / Transportation
  • Emergency Services / Crisis Services / Legal
  • Opportunities to support persons who are homeless / living in poverty
  • COVID-19
Skills / Experience: Drivers must have a valid Drivers Licence and Valid Insurance.
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