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Good Food Box Packers

Organization: Centretown Community Health Centre

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 10

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Feb 16, 2018

Description

As a member of the Ottawa Good Food Box team of volunteers, the Good Food Box Packer packs boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables once a month for delivery to neighbourhood sites. Are you: Able to commit 6 hours per month? Comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment? Reliable? Physically able to bend and do light lifting (10 - 15 lbs) for 5 hours? Also, a general interest in food, health, and community is an asset! Please note that the packing does not happen in our downtown Centre. Packing day takes place in a warehouse in an East end industrial park, accessible by bus.

Contact

Vitalie Nyembwe

613-233-4443

Ext: 2104

goodfoodbox@centretownchc.org

Volunteer Opportunity Address
785 Taylor Creek Drive, Ottawa ON

Details

Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
A tasty snack " A share of any surplus fruits and vegetables at the end of the day " Be a leader in this positive community-building project " Get to know other people in your community " Enjoy knowing that in a practical way, you are supporting the belief that everyone should have equal access to nutritious food " Help people find an alternative to food banks " Develop new skills. Use the Good Food Box as a job reference. " On-going training and workshops " Annual volunteer recognition event

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Groups

Public transportation available: Yes