Packing

Purpose: As part of a team of volunteers, packers fill boxes with produce once a month for delivery to neighbourhood sites.

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Duties:
• Works with a team of volunteers to sort produce into individual orders
• Handles food gently and hygienically while placing them in boxes
• Assists with set-up and clean-up

Qualifications:
• Able to commit 4-5 hours or more per month
• Comfortable working as part of a team of volunteers 
• Reliable
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Physically able to bend and do light lifting (10-15 lbs) for 4-5 hours
• Physically able to bend and do heavy lifting (15-25 lbs) for box loading
• General interest in food, health and community is an asset

Benefits to the Volunteer:
• Snacks are provided
• Share of any surplus fruits and vegetables will be divided amongst volunteers
• Be a leader in this positive community-building project
• Get to know other people in your community
• Satisfaction in supporting inclusive access to nutritious food
• Develop new skills, use the Good Food Box as a job reference
• On-going training and workshops
• Annual volunteer recognition event

Timeframe: Third week of the month, Wednesday (8:30am-12:30pm)

Site: 1105 Webbwood Drive (off of Lorne Street) Sudbury Food Bank Warehouse

Transportation: bus tickets provided upon arrival; own vehicle

Reporting Relationship: Good Food Box Packers report to the Program Coordinator



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