Food Services – Volunteer Driver - URGENT NEED!

(Kerr Street Mission, Community Social Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0206 Last Full Update: 27 Sep 2022
Opportunity Details

To support KSM staff in the pick up of food donations from local donors and suppliers. Use your vehicle or the KSM van (depending on donation size) to pick up donations from local organizations, bring the items back to KSM and unload them into the respective storage unit. Open to volunteers 18+ with the ability to lift 30-50lbs with ease.

ContactDoris Nearing, Volunteer Coordinator, Kerr Street Community Service

o Work with KSM’s Food Services Team to pick up donations from local stores and suppliers  
o Drive KSM van or own car between KSM and the donor’s destination 
o Greet donors warmly and thank them on behalf of KSM 
o Load donations carefully into a vehicle 
o Transport donations to KSM and help unload them into the appropriate storage facility  
o Contact KSM if any issues arise along the route and also to confirm deliveries have been made 
o Drive carefully, obeying speed limits and local traffic/parking bylaws 
o Represent KSM in a positive way on the road and in the community

Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestTransportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; o Must be 18+  
o Must be reliable, punctual and trustworthy 
o Flexible schedule 
o Good driver with valid G driver's license and current auto insurance 
o Provision of drivers abstract if driving KSM van 
o Ability to lift up to 50lbs with no issue 
o Mobile phone with text capability  
o Ability to cover the cost of gas/mileage if using own car
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Weekly commitment for a minimum of 3 months
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours1.5 / Week
SeasonsYear Round ; Ongoing shifts (weekly, monthly or on call) with Available Shifts
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; KSM Policy & Procedure Training; Orientation; Support from staff
TransportationNear public transit ; Driver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameKerr Street Mission, Community Social Services
Office Phone905-845-7485
Address & Map
485 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3C6
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