Distribution - Operations Support

Organization Details
Organization Name: Second Harvest
Address: 120 The East Mall
Toronto ON  M8Z 5V5
Website: http://secondharvest.ca
Organizational Description: Second Harvest is Canada's largest food rescue organization and is a global thought leader on perishable food redistribution. We operate at the intersection of hunger relief and environmental protection, tackling food loss and waste through food redistribution, research, awareness, and education, continually innovating, and collaborating to ensure a more sustainable planet. We work with thousands of food businesses from across the supply chain utilizing logistics and technology to reduce the amount of edible food going to waste, thereby diverting unnecessary greenhouse gases from entering the environment.
Second Harvest is a national food rescue charity that is a separate organization and legal entity from Harvest Manitoba.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: In this role, you will be supporting the Head of Operations (Manitoba) in distributing surplus, edible food to local not-for-profit agency partners. You will represent Second Harvest at food donor locations in Manitoba and help facilitate the distribution of surplus food to designated partner agencies.
Skills Required: - Minimum age of 16*.
- A friendly and professional manner, including excellent customer service.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to lift 30-50 lbs. Physical requirements may also include bending, twisting, reaching overhead, lifting, squatting and kneeling.
- Valid Driver's Licence and access to a vehicle is considered an asset.

*If under 18 years of age, you will be required to have an adult volunteer accompany you during your shift.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - As a National Volunteer, you will help share our vision of No Waste. No Hunger. in your own community by playing a key role in reducing food waste.
- Be informed regularly of Second Harvest events and education sessions.
- Join a growing community of volunteers across Canada who share their time, talent and experience to make a difference.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
- Three-month minimum commitment - Winnipeg: Sun/ Mon/ Tues/ Thurs/ Fri, 7:30am-11:30am (weekly or biweekly) - Winnipeg/ Brandon: On-call basis
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: General Populace
Organization will provide: Supervision
How to Apply: Online: secondharvest.ca/get-involved/volunteer/volunteer-application-form
Closing Date: Sep 1, 2023