VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Below are our current open volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in any of the available opportunities please email our Coordinator at coordinator@pcfb.ca with the position title in the subject line. Please include your availability & any specific information you would like to provide to help us get to know you! Resumes and cover letters are not required. 

*Please note, due to COVID19 guidelines we are currently restricting the number of volunteers in our space at any given time. For this reason, we may not be able to acomodate large groups volunteering together. 

CLIENT SERVICE ASSISTANTS: The role of the Client Service Assistant is to serve and assist our clients in receiving weekly grocery boxes. Drop-in clients will line up to receive a grocery box & appointment based clients will show up at their scheduled time. The responsibility of the Client Service Assistant is to provide drop-in & appointment based clients with their weekly grocery box, ensure satisfaction & sign in clients based on our COVID19 sign in protocol. Will work in a team of 2. *PPE is provided (masks, face shields, gloves and hand sanitizer) Masks are mandatory.

SCHEDULE: Wednesday/Thursday 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Friday/Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM. Please let us know shift times that work for you. You DO NOT have to be available for all listed times. 

RUNNERS: The role of the Runner is to bring grocery boxes from our basement packing area up to the Client Service Assistant in the elevator. The Runner and the Client Service Assistant will work closely to ensure clients receive their groceries with a high degree of satisfaction. *PPE is provided (masks, face shields, gloves and hand sanitizer) Masks are mandatory.

SCHEDULE: Wednesday/Thursday 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Friday/Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM. Please let us know shift times that work for you. You DO NOT have to be available for all listed times. 

TRUCK ASSISTANT: The role of the Truck Assistant is to assist us in offloading food deliveries into the food bank. The Truck Assistant will bring deliveries into the food bank using the elevator. An amazing way to help the community AND get a work out while gyms are closed!!! *PPE is provided (masks, face shields, gloves and hand sanitizer) Masks are mandatory.

SCHEDULE: Wednesday 9 am - 12 pm & Friday 9 am - 12 pm. Other times may be available based on one-off deliveries. These are the times we have consistent deliveries. Please let us know shift times that work for you. 

RECYCLING ASSISTANT: We need someone available Thursday afternoons from 12 pm - 3 pm to assist us in organizing & taking out recycling. *PPE is provided (masks, face shields, gloves and hand sanitizer) Masks are mandatory.

SCHEDULE: Thursday 12 pm - 3 pm.

GROCERY BOX CURATOR: The role of the Grocery Box Curator is to pack grocery boxes based on client need & food access. Grocery Box Curators will work in a team of 2 or 3 to create grocery boxes for drop-in clients (little-no special requests), appointment based clients (lots of special requests) and delivery clients (lots of special requests). All boxes will be packed based on the needs of any given client. *PPE is provided (masks, face shields, gloves and hand sanitizer) Masks are mandatory.

SCHEDULE: Wednesday/Thursday 10 am - 3:00 pm, Friday/Saturday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm. Please let us know shift times that work for you. You DO NOT have to be available for all listed times. 

WAREHOUSE ORGANIZATION: Someone to assist our current Warehouse Manager in organization when she is unavailable. Organizing the warehouse based on our current labelled system. (based on type of product & expiry). *PPE is provided (masks, face shields, gloves and hand sanitizer) Masks are mandatory.

SCHEDULE: anytime within: Wednesday/Thursday 9 am - 4 pm, Friday/Saturday 9 am - 2 pm, Tuesday by chance

DIGITAL DATA ENTRY: This is a WFH position. Training will be completed by Zoom. We need volunteers to assist us in inputting digital data.

We need someone to complete about 1 hour per day of work (either 4 volunteers doing 1 hour per week, 1 volunteer doing 4 hours per week etc.)

SCHEDULE: Wednesday (1 hour anytime), Thursday (1 hour anytime), Friday (1 hour anytime), Saturday (1 hour anytime)

DELIVERY DRIVERS: We need volunteer delivery drivers to assist us in delivering client grocery boxes to our most vulnerable clients currently in self-isolation. Our grocery boxes are quite large, so we suggest a car would be most suitable for the job, however if you are comfortable using a bike we do have some biking volunteers that also deliver! The delivery position is contactless- grocery boxes will be drop/knock (on porch, outside apartment door or in apartment lobby based on client request.

SCHEDULE: Wednesday/Thursday 9 am - 4 pm & Friday/Saturday 9 am - 3 pm. The deliver driver schedule is very flexible!! Anytime you are available within these times is perfect for us! You DO NOT have to be available for all listed times. Delivery routes take about 1 - 2 hours to complete. If you have less/more time we can cater to your availability based on assigned deliveries. 

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1499 Queen Street West

Toronto, Ontario, M6R 1A3

info@pcfb.ca

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