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Sources Langley Food Bank Volunteer

Sources Langley Food Bank serves approximately 600 individuals a week by providing nutritious food and support to community members in need. The Sources Food Banks strive to raise awareness about poverty and to involve the community in solutions. Our Food Banks are proud to offer a choice-based model for our clients—this contributes to the preservation of dignity and power of choice and lends to an overall more positive experience while accessing the Food Bank.

As a Food Bank General Volunteer, duties include greeting and recording clients as they arrive to the attendance station, distribution of supplies, sorting of items and stocking of shelves.

This position requires:

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Taking initiative and completing tasks at hand within the time guidelines set out.
  • Ability to take direction well and to multitask.
  • Conducting oneself with sensitivity to client needs at all times.
  • An awareness and understanding of poverty and homelessness related issues.
  • Experience working with computers is an asset depending on position.

Time Commitment:

The current shifts available at the Sources Food Bank are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The main duties during this time will be to sort donations, stocking the shelves and maintaining the cleanliness of the Food Bank areas.

Benefits of this position:

Volunteers with the Food Bank have the rewarding opportunity of directly effecting individuals in need in the community by assisting in the receiving, and distributing of food and other necessary items. These positions come with the advantage of being able to work directly with clients and be a positive and supporting interaction in their day. Our volunteer drivers have the added reward of spreading awareness about the Food Bank and forming relationships within the community as an ambassador on behalf of our services. Volunteers gain satisfaction in being part of such a critical and essential service with far-reaching significant impacts.


WANT TO APPLY?

Please download and complete the below Forms and return In Person to Sources Volunteer Services office at 882 Maple St., White Rock, OR Email to volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca, citing the Volunteer Position.

FORMS
Volunteer Intake Form
Confidentiality Statement
Reference Check
Emergency Contact Information

If you are interested in more information about this opportunity or other volunteer positions with Sources, please contact Volunteer Services at volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca or 604-542-4357.