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Position: 2098 - Volunteer Marketplace Helper > Active during COVID-19!
Organization: Regeneration Outreach Community
Position Address: Regeneration: 253 Queen Street East, Brampton, Ontario
Location: Mississauga, Brampton


At Regeneration Outreach Community, it's our mission to break the cycle of poverty in Brampton. We do this by providing accessible and thoughtful programs that instill dignity, empowerment, and a renewed sense of hope. Our Essential Care program focuses on the primary needs of everyday life, including a FOOD BANK and MEALS nearly every day of the year for our guests, designed to help meet the nutritional needs of those who are homeless and those who are living in extreme poverty within the city of Brampton.

This program involves many volunteers who fill a variety of 'roles', all of which are essential for delivery of food to our guests, including our Volunteer Marketplace Helpers.


The Volunteer Marketplace Helper is directly involved in food (and other donation) intake and sorting within our food bank/marketplace. This 'role' operates in shifts (see Time Commitment, below), and during your shift, strict COVID-19 health and safety requirements will be followed.

Regeneration regards the safety and protection of our valuable volunteers as a TOP PRIORITY.


Ideal for volunteers who want to feel like you are part of a community that is making a noticeable difference in the place where YOU live + If you are interested in life stories and seeing hope when you serve a hot meal to someone in need, this is the place to volunteer! You can make a powerful, direct difference in the lives of others + Enjoy volunteering with a team of dedicated staff and volunteers + Regeneration recognizes our volunteers meaningfully when they make an ongoing effort to support the organization by giving their time and skills. 


The requirements for this 'role' are straightforward:

  • Oral ENGLISH
  • Ability to follow instructions, plus be organized
  • Moderate physical activity, including standing
  • Pair of closed-toe shoes
  • Adherence to COVID-19 health and safety procedures
  • Committed to your 'shift schedule', including punctuality

PLEASE NOTE: A 'Police Record Check' is recommended, but not required, and SCREENING will be 'virtual' (tel/email/online). Check your 'Junk/Spam' email folders and leave space on your voicemail for communications from Regeneration.

Min Age: 14   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume: Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required

Time Commitment
This is a Medium Term (4 - 6 months) commitment starting 2021-04-22
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon

Mondays are a preparation day, with the shift running from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays:

Morning Shift: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Afternoon Shift: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Volunteers use a check-in system in order to select specific shifts for the week ahead.


During your first shift, you will be given an ORIENTATION as you go.

More Details
Areas of Interest: Food Services, Parent & Child Support, Shelters, Newcomer Support
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking
Ideal for: Individuals, Co-op Placements, Newcomers, Older Adults

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