Volunteer Truck Driver
(Halton Fresh Food Box)
|Comments||An active person in good physical health with a general valid drivers license and a good driving record. No special licence is required.|
|Contact||Halton Fresh Food Box; Email: email@example.com|
|Duties||Driver picks up truck from the rental agency and brings truck to packing site unless directed to another place to pick up supplies to bring to the packing site. |
•Delivery team oversees the loading of boxes onto the truck. Work with the lead shipper to ensure the correct number of boxes are on truck.
•Driver takes the lead to ensure the truck has a balanced load and that boxes of different sizes are easily accessible when reach drop sites.
•Driver or Volunteer assistant reviews delivery order with box packing coordinator at the packing site before leaving on delivery. There may be minor changes each month to the delivery route.
•Drive orders to drop-sites as required. Determine the best route to meet the schedule.
•Substantial lifting and walking are required. Boxes sometimes exceed 25 lbs.
•When arriving at drop sites – volunteer assistant and driver meet and greet volunteer drop site coordinator. Together using a dolly unload the boxes to the designated area. Driver and delivery assistant work together to offload as a team with shared workload.
•The drivers and delivery personnel (two people on the truck at all times) are the community face of the program. Must be willing to be good ambassadors for the non-profit program which is nearly 100% volunteer operated.
|More Info Link||haltonfreshfoodbox.com|
|Benefits||Meet many new people. |
Help those most in need access healthy food
Get to know your community better
|Clients||Majority of Halton Fresh Food Box clients are people living on limited incomes or who are experiencing challenges accessing healthy foods. The Halton Fresh Food Box is a incorporated not for profit and is an equitable food access program.|
|Ages||25 year(s) - 65 year(s)|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Post-secondary students|
|Areas of Interest||Food Services / Nutrition ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery|
|Skills/Experience||Previous experience driving a cube truck is preferred |
Do not need to be a professional truck driver
|Commitment Length||One day a month for between 3 and 5 hours depending on the community|
|Minimum Hours||3 / Month|
|Number of Positions||Acton: 1 individual(s) ; Burlington: 1 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 1 individual(s) ; Milton: 1 individual(s) ; Oakville: 1 individual(s) |
5 individual(s) needed in total.
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|Organization Name||Halton Fresh Food Box|
|Address & Map|
St Christopher's Anglican Church (office and work location)
662 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7R 3M8
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