Good Food Box Packer

(United Way of Bruce Grey)

Position ID: V-GRE0048
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2023
Last Full Update: 15 Feb 2023

Opportunity Details: Good Food Box Packer

Contact Robin Cork, Food Security Cooridnator, United Way of Bruce Grey; Phone: 519-376-1560 * 5193855177; Email: food@unitedwaybg.com
Duties
  • Work with a team of volunteers to sort fruits and vegetables into individual orders
  • Handle food gently and hygienically, and arrange the boxes for maximum appeal
  • Assist with packing site set-up and clean-up
  • Good Fox Box pack takes place in the following communities: Thornbury, Neyaashiinigmiing, Chesley, Chatsworth, Dundalk, Durham, Hanover, Kincardine, Lion's Head, Lucknow, Markdale, Meaford, Owen Sound, Port Elgin, Saugeen First Nation, Tara, Teeswater, Wiarton, Sauble Beach, and Walkerton.
More Info Link https://unitedwayofbrucegrey.com/good-food-box/
Benefits
  • Be a leader in this positive community-building project
  • Get to know other people in your community
  • Enjoy knowing that you are supporting access to nutritious food
  • Develop new skills
  • Use the Good Food Box as a job reference
Ages 12 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Food Services / Nutrition ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/Experience Dependability & Trustworthiness - Reliable ; Team Work - Comfortable working as part of a team of diverse volunteers ;
  • General interest in food, health and community
  • Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Various opportunities available
    Interaction Level Small Group ; Large Group
    Minimum Hours 2 / Month
    Accessibility Fully Accessible
    Location Grey & Bruce County - Various Locations
    Number of Positions Bruce County: 9 individual(s) ; Grey County: 9 individual(s) 
     
    18 individual(s) needed in total.
    Training Orientation
    Police Check Not Required
    Additional Requirements
  • Physically able to bend and do light lifting (10-15 lbs)
  • Agency Details: United Way of Bruce Grey

    Office Phone 519-376-1560
    Toll Free Phone 1-800-794-1728
    Fax 519-376-5458
    E-Mail manager@unitedwaybg.com
    Website unitedwayofbrucegrey.com
    Address & Map
    380 9th St E
    Owen Sound, ON
    Canada N4K 1P1
    Mailing Address 380 9th St E 
    Owen Sound, ON 
    Canada N4K 1P1