Volunteer Pack Day Leader

(Urban Pantry, Barrie Good Food Box)

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Position ID: V-ORI0385 Last Modified: 14 Aug 2018 Last Full Update: 14 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactJenna Zardo, Coordinator, Barrie Good Food Box; Phone: 705 715-2255 * 705-791-2432; Email: barriegoodfoodbox@gmail.com
DutiesPurpose: 
To run the pack day, organize volunteers and oversee the pickup of the Barrie Good Food Box 
Authority: 
The Pack Day Leader has complete authority and decision-making powers on the day of the pack. The Pack Day Leader answers to the Barrie Good Food Box Steering committee.  
Responsibilities:  
● Recruit and coordinate volunteers  
● Ensure there are two volunteers at each pick-up site 
● Ensure there is one community group and a few volunteers for the pack 
● Coordinate a food demo for pack day 
● Connect with the Admin Coordinator to obtain the order list for each month 
● Print the order list for each pickup site 
● Pack day: Set up the packing space with volunteers  
o Work with Admin Coordinator to follow the attached Coordinator Process document 
o Ensure any program changes are reflected in the Coordinator Process document 
● Coordinate volunteers to unload produce, set up packing assembly line, pack boxes and place bags/boxes in designated areas for each pickup site 
● Assist volunteers with cleanup after packing and to setup for pickup and food demo 
● Ensure that pickup process flows smoothly: phone calls are made midafternoon to purchasers who have not picked up boxes, phone/email/Facebook messages are checked and assist purchasers to take produce to their vehicles or to bus stop if needed 
● Ensure that volunteers clean up at end of day, including stacking of boxes in storage area, organizing of leftover produce for pickup by designated organization 
● Related duties as required
More Info Linkbarriegoodfoodbox.com
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Food Services / Nutrition
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; 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 diversity among volunteers, GFB purchasers, clients and staff 
● Teamwork skills 
● Ability to work in a physically demanding setting 
● Must be able to lift 30-50 lbs. and handle a dolly 
● 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
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationWork from home, drive to order sites and pickup sites
Number of PositionsBarrie: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training is required
TransportationNear public transit ; Driver License required ; Car required
Agency Details
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Organization NameUrban Pantry, Barrie Good Food Box
Office PhoneCell 705-791-2432 * 705-791-BGFB
E-Mailbarriegoodfoodbox@gmail.com
Websitebarriegoodfoodbox.com
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
 
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