Fresh Food Box Packer

(Halton Fresh Food Box)

Position ID: V-HVC0160 Last Full Update: 20 Nov 2014
Opportunity Details
ContactHalton Fresh Food Box; Email:
DutiesThere are two main volunteer options: 
1. To assist packing and delivering Fresh Food Boxes to residents of Halton region. Weighting and packing of fruits and vegetables into plastic boxes on the first Tuesday in Milton, second Tuesday in Oakville, third Tuesday in Burlington and the fourth Tuesday in Georgetown of every month 
2. Assisting with foodbox deliveries throughout Halton Region. Approximately 10 am to 2 or 3 pm depending on the location. This position involves loading, unloading and carrying of boxes which weigh up to 30 plus pounds.
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Benefits- Assisting the residents of Halton Region to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables to improve their health and increase their access to local produce. 
- Help the less fortunate in our community to eat better. 
- Support local fruit and vegetable growers and wholesalers.
ClientsPeople living on limited incomes 
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Early Years) ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceMust be able to physically lift and carry up to 30 pounds repeatedly for some volunteer positions.  
Must be able to drive a cube truck for some of the volunteer opportunities  
Team work required. Very physically active. Quite fast paced during the packing time.
Commitment LengthLong Term - As long as you are interested.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning (8:30 to noon) 
1st Tuesday in Milton, 2nd Tuesday in Oakville, 3rd Tuesday in Burlington & 4th Tuesday of month in Georgetown
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
LocationMilton, Oakville, Burlington, Georgetown
Number of PositionsBurlington: 10 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 10 individual(s) ; Milton: 20 individual(s) ; Oakville: 20 individual(s) 
40 individual(s) needed in total. 
Volunteering Locations: 
MILTON- Bob Rumball Association for the Deaf  
OAKVILLE - Kerr Street Ministries 
BURLINGTON - St. Christopher's Church 
GEORGETOWN - Georgetown Christian Fellowship Church
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job - Review volunteer job description that most suits your needs ; Training on-going - Food safety training ; Review volunteer job description that most suits your needs
TransportationNear public transit - Bus tickets if required ; Car required - For some part of opportunity
Police CheckNot Required
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Organization NameHalton 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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