Cobs Bread Volunteer

(Kerr Street Mission, Family Programs)

Position ID: V-HVC0884 Last Full Update: 16 Aug 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsKerr Street Mission in conjunction with Cobs Bread Lakeshore Road location. 
We are always looking for people to help feed the hungry in Halton Region by packaging up the unsold bread which Cobs Bread Lakeshore Road donates and deliver this product to Kerr Street Mission at Kerr and Speers Road in Oakville
ContactLinda Dixon, Coordinator of Cobs Bread Volunteers, Kerr Street Mission, Food Bank in conjunction with Cobs Bread Lakeshore Road; Phone: 416-737-9799; Email:
Duties- Attend at Cobs Bread Lakeshore Road when the store closes and package up all of the unsold product which Cobs donates to Kerr Street Mission and then deliver it to Kerr Street Mission at Kerr Street and Speers Road.  
- Training is provided and gloves and bags which are necessary to get the job done are provided.  
- Able to lift about 20 pounds of bread product and to be conscientious in getting the job done.  
- Only takes total of one hour of your time per week or as many days of the week you would like to volunteer.  
- Two people are required at a time to perform this task.  
- Students welcome to earn volunteer hours  
- A car is essential so either a parent driving a student, or student driver with valid ID or anyone else who knows how to drive and has a vehicle.
BenefitsYou will be helping to feed the hungry in Halton Region by delivering the unsold product to Kerr Street Mission and they utilize all of the product to their programs as well as meals they provide to their clients.
ClientsYou will interact with the staff at the store only when they tell you that the store is closed and to start packing up, otherwise you will be left on your own to do the volunteer job you were hired for.
Ages12 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestDonations - Food, Fresh Items ; Food Services / Nutrition ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCustomer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening 
Tuesday: Evening 
Wednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening 
Friday: Evening 
Saturday: Evening 
Sunday: Evening 
Whatever dates you are available I would be able to use you.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationCobs Bread Lakeshore Road to Kerr Street Mission (Kerr St& Speers Rd), Oakville
Number of PositionsOakville: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; We provide training so that you know what you are doing, buy it is really easy.
TransportationDriver License required - Or a parent or friend who can drive you there. ; Car required - Or a parent or friend with a car who can drive you there and back
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 08 Jul 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameKerr Street Mission, Family Programs
Office Phone905-845-7485
Address & Map
485 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3C6
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