Good Food Box Packer

(Grey Bruce Health Unit)

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Position ID: V-GRE0048 Last Modified: 04 Jul 2021 Last Full Update: 25 Apr 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactLaura Needham, Public Health Dietitian, Grey Bruce Health Unit; Phone: 1-800-263-3456 ext 1267; Fax: 519-376-0605; Email:
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, Lucknow, Markdale, Meaford, Owen Sound, Port Elgin, Sauble Beach, Saugeen First Nation, Tara, Teeswater, Wiarton
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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
Ages12 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness - Reliable ; Team Work - Comfortable working as part of a team of diverse volunteers ; • Physically able to bend and do light lifting (10-15 lbs) 
• General interest in food, health and community
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Various opportunities available
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesDays and times of Good Food Box packs vary depending on location.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationVarious Locations
Number of PositionsBruce County: 9 individual(s) ; Grey County: 9 individual(s) 
18 individual(s) needed in total.
CostNo cost
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Organization NameGrey Bruce Health Unit
Office Phone519-376-9420
Toll Free Phone1-800-263-3456
Address & Map
101 17th St E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 0A5
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