Food Bank Volunteer- Inventory Management
Volunteer Types: Food preparation and services, Retail
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Volunteer Centres/Bureaux
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
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Volunteer Summary
The Food Bank Volunteer- Inventory Management is responsible for much of the physical labor involved in running the food bank. This includes unloading skids on Tuesdays, opening and sorting boxes, placing items on shelves and in fridges and freezers, and creating an open shopping experience.
• Working with other volunteers and RRCRC staff
• Unloading the Ottawa Food Bank skids and placing items within the designated areas
• Carrying heavy boxes up and down stairs
• Opening boxes and placing food items on shelves, in fridges, and freezers
• Checking for expired or damaged goods and disposing of them accordingly
• Breaking down boxes and throwing them in the recycling bin
• Cleaning workspace
• Able to read, write, and identify product categories
• Good organizational skills
• Able to work effectively in a team
• Able to work with a diverse group of individuals
• Must follow directions of the Food Bank and RRCRC staff
• Able to lift 50 lbs.
• Fluency in English or French essential

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
At RRCRC, volunteers and staff are considered partners and collaborate to uphold the Centre’s principles, values, and mission. They contribute unique knowledge, experiences and skills that help RRCRC to better connect with Ottawa’s Ward13 community, reflect its diversity and serve its specific needs.
How will the organization benefit?
The Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre (RRCRC) is a community benefit organization providing innovative programming through our two service locations in Ward13 and our regional programming. At RRCRC, we strive to meet the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We work in partnership with individuals, families, and communities to achieve their full potential, paying particular attention to those who are most vulnerable and at risk.
Volunteer location:
815 St. Laurent Blvd


Patricia Lau
@Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre
Ext: 109
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Groups, Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 5
Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services, Retail
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), Disadvantaged, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Public transportation available
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