Pack Day Leader

(Urban Pantry Barrie, Barrie Good Food Box)

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Position ID: V-ORI0385 Last Modified: 25 Sep 2019 Last Full Update: 25 Sep 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactJenna Zardo, Coordinator, Barrie Good Food Box - Urban Pantry; Phone: 705 791-2432; Email:
DutiesThe pack day leader helps coordinate volunteers at the main pack site, Barrie Free Methodist Church, on the second Wednesday of every month. 
Arrive at the church at 9 am to set up the tables, count out the bins, and put labels on the tables and bins. 
A group of volunteers from Empower Simcoe will arrive. Greet them and chat with them until the truck arrives. 
The food truck arrives between 9:30-10:30. 
Direct volunteers to unload the food from the truck and arrange it in the gymnasium. 
Direct the packing of the bags for the charity purchasers. 
Have the volunteers clean up by flattening the cardboard boxes after the pack.  
Thank the volunteers when they are done. Do a cheer to celebrate the work we accomplished together. 
Count out the produce for the market-style bins for each pack site. 
Help load vehicles for deliveries to other pack sites. 
Optional: Use personal vehicle to deliver food to one of the other pack sites. 
Communicate effectively with the primary coordinator.
More Info
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Food Services / Nutrition
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Qualifications and Skills: 
● Good communication skills and the ability to work competently with diverse volunteers, GFB purchasers, clients and staff 
● Teamwork skills 
● Ability to work in a physically demanding setting 
● Must be able to lift 30 lbs. and handle a dolly/flat cart 
● Must be patient and understanding, and adaptable to changes and challenges 
● Must have access to a vehicle
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesWednesday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning (9 am to 12 or 1 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationWork from home, drive to order sites and pickup sites
Number of PositionsBarrie: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training is required
TransportationNear public transit
Agency Details
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Organization NameUrban Pantry Barrie, Barrie Good Food Box
Office PhoneCell 705-791-2432 * 705-791-BGFB
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
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