Holiday Turkey Drive Volunteer

(Food for Life Canada)

Position ID: V-HVC0294 Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsSaturday, December 7 and Sunday December 8, 2019, is our annual Turkey Drive at Fortinos stores across Burlington and Oakville.
ContactEmily Boothe, Community Engagement Coordinator, Food For Life; Phone: 905-635-1106 ext 224; Email:
DutiesFood for Life needs 150 outgoing, enthusiastic volunteers for our annual Turkey Drive December 7-8, 2019 at Fortinos stores across Burlington and Oakville. 
Volunteer Teams will be responsible for encouraging customers to purchase a turkey to be donated to Food for Life. This turkey will then be delivered to families in need in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, and Acton to ensure they receive a holiday meal.  
Fortinos Store Locations: 
1059 Plains Rd Burlington 
5111 New St Burlington 
2025 Guelph Ln Burlington 
2512 Appleby Ln Burlington 
493 Dundas St. Oakville 
173 Lakeshore Rd W Oakville 
Throughout your shift, you will be changing up roles. Roles include greeting shoppers as they enter the store, being present in the meat department for anyone who may have questions, collecting turkeys as shoppers hand them off once purchased, and overall just interacting with shoppers. This turkey drive has been running for many years, and many shoppers look forward to this event.
More Info
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Donations - Food, Fresh Items ; Event Coordination & Support ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperiencePatience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Skilled Labour ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event - December 7th and 8th, 2019
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; You will be working with a team of volunteers.
Minimum Hours4 (Total)
Dates and TimesSaturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon 
Two Shifts available for each day, December 7 & 8, 2019:  
- 9:00 am to 1:00 pm  
- 12:45 pm to 5:00 pm
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationLoblaws and Fortinos stores in Burlington and Oakville
Number of PositionsBurlington: 16 individual(s) ; Oakville: 8 individual(s) 
24 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
Organization NameFood for Life Canada
Office Phone905-635-1106
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
Mailing Address2258 Mountainside Dr 
Burlington, ON L7P 1B7