Warehouse (Market Operations) Volunteer

(Kerr Street Mission, Community Social Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0190 Last Full Update: 07 Jun 2022
Opportunity Details
CommentsHelp us keep our market (food bank) shelves stocked and our food inventory organized across our storage locations
ContactDoris Nearing, Volunteer Coordinator, Kerr Street Community Service; Email: volunteer@kerrstreet.com
Dutieso Support with stocking the KSM Food Market by loading in fresh food products, and bringing additional inventory from food storage locations. 
o Help to load and unload deliveries, putting items away in designated locations. 
o Engage with food donors ensuring they are appreciated, weigh donations, and input the donations into the tracking system accurately. 
o Shuffle inventory in storage locations as needed to maintain a steady flow of product following a first-in-first-out process. 
o Organize food in refrigeration units and ensure that the unit temperatures are maintained. 
o Keep the KSM warehouse and work areas clean and organized according to warehouse processes. Take out recycling and other clutter as needed. 
o Maintain a courteous and professional manner with staff and other volunteers 
o Occasionally accompany KSM staff to go offsite and help with additional loading and receiving tasks
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term - Minimum 3-month commitment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon (2 positions available) 
Friday: Afternoon (2 positions available)
SeasonsYear Round ; o Available shifts are:  
o Tuesdays 2 hour shift with flexible timing between 12pm and 4pm (2 positions available) 
o Fridays 2:30-4:30pm (2 positions available)
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Partially Accessible
Number of PositionsOakville: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided - Volunteer Training Manual, KSM Orientation, Support from staff
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
Organization NameKerr Street Mission, Community Social Services
Office Phone905-845-7485
Address & Map
485 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3C6