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About the Position
Position #: 15285
OrganizationFood Bank of Waterloo Region
Position: Driver (Backup)
Location: 50 Alpine Court, Kitchener
Description: We are seeking experienced drivers with a good driving record to use our vehicles (cube van and cargo van) for food donation pick-ups and deliveries of supplies during our food drives (spring, fall, and Christmas). Drivers will also assist in delivering agency orders and daily donation pick ups at local grocery stores. Volunteers must be comfortable with bending, extended reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds when loading and unloading food. All drivers will have an assistant. Volunteer drivers must be neat in appearance, and courteous and friendly when dealing with the public and our donors in the community. Drivers must be an adept driver and always abide by all traffic rules.
Requirements: Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Hands-on training is provided by staff. All routes will be mapped out. Our Volunteer Manager will communicate with interested volunteers about further screening procedures.
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: Drivers are required for 12 weeks, 3 times a year: Thanksgiving (September-November), Christmas (December)and Spring (March to May) during our food drive for minimum one day per week. Volunteer shifts are 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drivers are on call for the remainder of the year or needed for a regular year round route. There are occasional evening and weekend shifts at special events in the community that require our vehicle to collect donations.
Age: 21+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Driver/Transportation, Food/Hospitality, Special Events
Skill(s): Customer Service, Accountability, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.thefoodbank.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Lindsay Irvine
Phone: 519-743-5576 Ext. 334
Address: 50 Alpine Court Kitchener, N2E 2M7


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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