Food Drive Volunteer

(Pelham Cares, Holiday Hampers)

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Position ID: V-NIA1431 Last Modified: 02 Oct 2020 Last Full Update: 02 Oct 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactJennifer Dubé, Coordinator of Client Services, Pelham Cares Inc.; Phone: 905-892-5300; Email:
DutiesAssist during food drive drop off events 
Receive donated items from community and organize items in boxes for easy sorting and storage
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BenefitsStudents able to accumulate community hours 
Covid-19 Precautions are in place and ask that you adhere to mask wearing, sanitizing of hands and social distancing 
Excellent way to support your community
ClientsClients are able to continue receiving supports through variety of item and monetary donations received
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups ; Court-ordered community service hours
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Skilled Labour - Ability to lift 25 lbs
Commitment LengthShort Term - Food drive - donations ongoing
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Family Volunteering ; Due to Covid we recommend family bubble, social bubble, couples, parent/child. 
Limit 4 volunteers at a time inside facility at anytime.
Minimum Hours1 / Year
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning 
Tuesday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (November 2020) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (November 2020) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (November 2020) 
Covid-19 Procedures in place
SeasonsYear Round ; Depending on season, donations, fundraising events
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Stairs to basement, not accessible for wheelchair
LocationPelham, Fonthill, Fenwick, Ridgeville, Effingham
Number of PositionsEffingham ; Fenwick ; Fonthill ; Pelham ; Ridgeville 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
CostNo Cost
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Organization NamePelham Cares, Holiday Hampers
Office Phone905-892-5300
Address & Map
191 Regional Rd 20 E
Fonthill, ON L0S 1E6
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Mailing AddressPO Box 1173 
Fonthill, ON L0S 1E0