Food Bank Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Nine Circles Community Health Centre
Address: 705 Broadway
Winnipeg MB  R3G 0X2
Organizational Description: With expertise in the care and treatment of HIV, Hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted infections, Nine Circles delivers comprehensive primary care, social support, education and prevention services - creating healthier communities for Manitobans.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Nine Circle's Food Bank relies on volunteers to receive, sort and distribute food twice a month on Thursday mornings from 9 a.m to 12 p.m. and afternoons from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This volunteer opportunity is a good fit for people who work well in a team, have a desire to help others and can do some heavy lifting. We're especially looking for people who can make a weekly commitment, but will consider folks who can make a minimum commitment of two weeks per month. Fill out the application form on the Nine Circles website!

Tasks include:
- Set up the multi-room to prepare for food delivery.
- Help receive and sort food bank food.
- Assist with distribution of food to food bank members.
- Clean up after food bank
Skills Required: - This position requires that volunteers work on their feet for extended periods of time and some heavy lifting may also be required.
- Interpersonal skills
- Respect and kindness for all people regardless of socioeconomic factors
- Ability to work with a team
- Ability to take direction
- Discretion and confidentiality
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Experience working with diverse people
- Experience working within a community health centre
- Experience working with a team
- Experience with food safety
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
Thursday mornings, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and Thursday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., including break time. We ask that volunteers commit to a minimum of two shifts per month
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Rewards and appreciation
How to Apply: In Person
Closing Date: Oct 15, 2021