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Position #: 1847
Organization1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre
Position: Food Services Volunteer - Peer Helper Program
Location: 602 Gorge Road East
Impact Statement: 1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre is a registered non-profit charity that has been committed to providing support to one-parent families across Greater Victoria since 1978. Offerings include: counselling sessions, access to essential items, a mentorship program, education programs, support groups, resource referrals, and a peer helper volunteer training program.
Description: Food Service Volunteers provide support in the sorting, maintenance, accessibility and distribution of food donations.

Job Activities include:
•Maintain inventory of food donations
•Keep food room organized and tidy
•Label food clearly with its expiry date
•Organize flow of food distribution based on need and expiry date
•Create snack-packs for school children
•Liaise with 1Up staff regarding general upkeep and improvements
Training Details: Training, supervision and evaluation will be provided by the Volunteer Coordinator. A 12-hour peer helper training will be held over a period of 4 weeks during weekday business hours. Weekend intensive trainings are also sometimes available.
Working Conditions: Requirements of Volunteer:
•Reliable, organized and strong attention to detail
•Ability to organize and carry out duties independently
•Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and help with moderate lifting
•Personal commitment to learning about single parents
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Time and Commitment:
•Once per week during business hours
•3 hours/shift
•Minimum 6-month commitment
•Job position will be located at 1Up
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual, ESL
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Office Work, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Time Management, Strategic Thinking, Creative Thinking, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://singleparentvictoria.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Carla Green
Phone: 2503851114 Ext. 233
Address: 602 Gorge Road East Victoria, V8T 2W6
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