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Position: 2801 - COVID-19 Volunteer Help - FOOD DELIVERY DRIVERS with Class 'G' Licences > URGENT NEED!
Organization: Sai Dham Canada - an Institution of love / Sai Dham Food Bank / Sai Dham Siksha Kendra
Position Address: FOOD BANK: 3663 Mavis Road, Unit 6, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga, Brampton
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Unknown
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers
Description
In order to meet demand for deliveries of food, PLUS have the capacity to deliver the meals so generously supplied by our corporate 'partners', Sai Dham asks for VOLUNTEERS to APPLY FOR the 'role' of FOOD DELIVERY DRIVER (In order to qualify, you will have a Class 'G' Driver's Licence (see 'Position Qualifications', below).

Because the HEALTH and SAFETY of all involved in our mission is FIRST and FOREMOST, volunteers will be organized and trained in accordance with rigorous 'physical separation' requirements needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Our procedures follow strict Federal/Provincial/Region of Peel requirements. Procedures will ensure that you do not enter the residences of the meal recipients, and that physical 'social distancing' is respected at all times.

In this community EMERGENCY, please COMMIT TO VOLUNTEER WITHOUT DELAY. If you have a volunteer 'profile' with Volunteer MBC, click on the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to send you name/contact info to the Food Bank confidentially. You may be contacted directly by Volunteer MBC as a matter of direct recruitment. IF you do not have a 'profile', create one, then APPLY, OR refer to 'How to Contact' (below) for other ways to connect with Sai Dham. THANK YOU!

Goal
Sai Dham Food Bank's main focus is to improve the health and well-being of elderly seniors and individuals with disabilities, who are at greater risk for food insecurity by providing and delivering healthy, nutritious food to their doorsteps at anytime and at no cost. These ongoing services are possible ONLY BECAUSE OF OUR VOLUNTEERS.

During the COVID-19 community EMERGENCY, those in the local community whom the Food Bank usually assists are especially at risk, due to physical 'social isolation', such that demand for our services has escalated dramatically. Very recently, our corporate 'partners' most generously have stepped up supply of food/meals to meet this demand, such that Sai Dham URGENTLY NEEDS MORE 'FOOD DELIVERY DRIVERS'.

We therefore are reaching out URGENTLY for MORE VOLUNTEERS to help us fulfill our mission, and we invite YOU to take up the 'role' outlined in the 'Description', above. Thank you so much in this unique time of NEED!

Benefits
+ No greater volunteerism than during a community emergency
+ Bring your energy and skills/experience to aid a worthy cause that has a direct impact within your community
+ Your efforts will be very much acknowledged and appreciated!

Position Qualifications
● Minimum Age - 18 / Maximum age - 65
● Valid Class 'G' Ontario Driver's Licence AND access to a reliable, full insured motor vehicle
● Solid oral English communication skills
● Committed to learn and strictly abide by COVID-19 community emergency HEALTH & SAFETY rules
● Ability to adhere to weekly (daily) delivery schedules for deliveries, plus accessible by phone and/or Internet




Min Age: 18    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Short Term (3 months or less)
Start Date:2020-07-27
Anytime
Food bank services operate SEVEN DAYS a week, principally between 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM.
During an accelerated screening process ('virtual' - telephone, email, online), we will arrive at workable schedules with our volunteers.
In this time of EMERGENCY, reliability is a MUST.

Training
Training in food bank procedures with special attention to COVID-19 HEALTH & SAFETY RULES, as these relate to DELIVERIES of hampers to seniors. Must have mask and gloves.
Under current conditions, training will be 'virtual': telephone, email, online 'module' (if applicable).

Area(s) of Interest: Crisis, Distress & Emergency Response, Customer Service, Food Services, Senior Support, Transportation
How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.saidhamfoodbank.com
https://www.facebook.com/saidhamfood/
http://@SaiDhamCanada


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