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Foodbank Volunteers Needed! Opportunities Available Monday-Friday 8-4


Organization: Caldwell Family Centre

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Flexible; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 10

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Dec 1, 2021


We are looking for volunteers to help with our foodbank at the Caldwell Centre. Every day, we provide hundreds of clients with fresh food. In some cases, we provide 80-85% of a household's food. We also deliver food to those who are disabled and not able to make it to our location.

In this role, you would:
-unpack donated food
-categorize and box donated food
-unload food delivery Monday mornings
-pack boxes for food bank deliveries
-serve clients who come into the food bank by providing them with the food items they need
-register new clients in the system
-share agency programming with those who need additional services
-must be able to lift 25 lbs and must wear closed toe shoes

We have opportunities available Monday to Friday, 8AM-12PM & 1PM-4PM.

We are flexible and can work with you to find a schedule that suits you! We have a scheduling app that ensures you are able to schedule yourself whenever you have time. We offer our volunteers a hot lunch as well as references if needed.


Berkley Robinson


Ext: 332


Volunteer Opportunity Address
1100 Medford St


Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services; Emergency Services

You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; People with disabilities or medical conditions

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - Court ordered community service; Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+); Groups; New Canadians