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Position # 2965
OrganizationNorth Park Neighbourhood Association
Position Free Grocery Hamper Program - Wholesale Club Pick Up - Weekly Grocery Hamper Program
Location 932 Balmoral Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement The mandate of the NPNA is to foster a welcoming and vibrant community that is inclusive of all people regardless of age, income, culture, or religion, and to make community benefit and equity the goal of all of our decisions.
Description Every Thursday the NPNA puts together free, weekly grocery hampers made up of produce, bread, dairy, some non-perishable items and eggs. The hampers are made between 9:30am-11:30am, and delivered by volunteers between 11:30am-2pm. We are grateful to be able to use the Community Hall at First Met Church (932 Balmoral) as our home base of operations.

We are seeking a volunteer to:
- pick up our pre-ordered groceries from the Wholesale Club on Thursday mornings between 9am-10am.
- bring the groceries to First Met Church (932 Balmoral)
- help set up folding tables and getting out the hamper supplies (sanitizer, bags, etc)
- assist with the construction of the hampers,
- hep load grocery hampers into delivery driver vehicles
- help sanitize and put away folding tables and hamper supplies
- deliver 15 hampers (in boxes for easier transportation) to a nearby apartment building. You will have help loading and unloading your vehicle.
Training Details You will receive training and support both prior to and throughout your involvement. You would be joining a group of lovely volunteers who have been doing this program for one year already. You will fit right in!
Working Conditions Requires access to a vehicleThis role requires access to a large vehicle (SUV/van with foldable seats or larger), and ability to lift boxes (40 lb+). The sorting space is in a large community hall at First Met Church (932 Balmoral). The building is wheelchair accessible, and there are washrooms on site.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail weekly, Thursdays, 9am-12pm
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual, ESL/EAL
Transportation Car required
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Senior Services, Newcomer Support, Food Security
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Time Management, Motivate Others, Creative Thinking, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.npna.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Sarah Murray
Phone 613-888-2106
Address 185-911 Yates Street Victoria, V8V 4Y9


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