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High School Students - Have you completed your 40 hours of Community Involvement yet? Indoors, outdoors, weekends, after-school - we can help!

Food & Friends Volunteer

You applied for this job on March 21, 2023
Volunteer Position Name / Role: Food & Friends Volunteer
Date Posted: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Organization Name: The Children's Foundation of Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin- Food & Friends program.
Organization Contact: Jodi Carreiro
519-826-9551
jodi@childrensfoundation.org
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: - Help bring healthy food to hungry minds
- Opportunity to provide children and youth with a positive start to their day
- Provides vital help to local children and youth in need
- Builds your experience and develops new skills
- Helps you contribute to your community
- Helps you meet new people with similar interests and become a valuable member of a team
- Makes you happier, reduces stress, combats depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provides a sense of purpose
- Allows you to explore career choices and enhance your resume
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link: https://www.childrensfoundation.org/ways-to-help/volunteer-with-us
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: Each program runs a little bit differently, which means there are a variety of different tasks that volunteers can support. Locations may offer one or a combination of the following programs: breakfast, morning meal, snack, or lunch.

Roles:
- Food prep
- Food distribution
- Grocery shopping
- Online grocery ordering
- Menu planning
- Reporting/bookkeeping
- Program Coordinator
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
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: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Friday, March 15, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Community and information services for the general public
Skills / Experience: Depending on the position and school/agency, you may be required to obtain a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Check.
On-the-job training will be provided.
You applied for this job on March 21, 2023