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Position # 2986
OrganizationOaklands Community Association
Position Oaklands Pantry Volunteer - Oaklands Pantry
Location 2827 Belmont Avenue
Impact Statement The Oaklands Community Association's vision is to provide a welcoming, engaging, sustainable community where all members can live, learn and thrive.
Description Oaklands Pantry is a free open market where folks can take whatever perishable and non-perishable items they need/want. This is a sustainability initiative as well as food distribution initiative i.e., it facilitates the rescuing and distribution of short expiry food from grocery stores and keeps edible food out of landfills. The initiative is low-barrier opportunity for folks to meet their self-identified needs in an atmosphere that is welcoming and non-judgmental.
Oaklands Pantry Volunteers assist in set-up, sorting and tear down.

Duties include:
Assisting the Food Security and Market Assistant with preparing, and facilitating the Pantry every Saturday from 10:30am to 1:30pm (includes set-up time, pantry and tear-down time)
Maintaining a supervised, safe, and caring environment for individuals.
Monitoring stock levels and informing coordinator of any shortages.
Maintaining and tidying food storage, preparation, and kitchen areas.
Training Details Orientation will be given by the coordinator
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail Saturday 10:30am - 1:30pm
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Food Security
Skill(s) Communicate in Plain Language, Problem Solving, Sensitivity, Respect, Counting
How to Apply
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Website http://oaklands.life
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Contact Urooj Atiqa
Phone 250-370-9101 Ext. 0
Address #1-2827 Belmont Avenue Victoria, V8R 4B2
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