Job Posting 101079

Feeding Our Future Driver
Second Harvest
Toronto Metro area
Etobicoke, ON
closes in 34 days (Mon, 1 Jul)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $25.05 per hour

Date: June 2024

Department: Fleet and Warehouse      

Reports to: Fleet Supervisor

Status: Contract Full-Time (9 weeks, beginning end of June 2024)

Rate: $25.05 per hour

Location: Etobicoke

Time Required on-site: 100%

 

We Are

Second Harvest is Canada’s largest food rescue organization and is a global thought leader on perishable food redistribution. We work with thousands of food businesses from across the supply chain to redirect unsold surplus food to non-profit organizations that feed communities in every province and territory. Our mission is to keep food where it belongs: On plates and out of landfills. 

Feeding Our Future is an eight-week program that runs from July to August and ensures that children who rely on meal programs during the school year receive at least one nutritious meal during the summer through their camp program.

The Feeding Our Future Driver ensures that the pick-up and delivery of all Feeding Our Future food is executed in a safe and efficient manner and that the distribution of food is executed equitably to all Summer Camp programs. The Feeding Our Future Driver also acts as an ambassador of Second Harvest by demonstrating awareness and understanding of issues related to hunger and homelessness in Toronto.

You Will

  • Be responsible for loading and unloading assigned product into the van for every shift.
  • Ensure the van is parked in the designated spot, and that food is stored appropriately (i.e. floor, cooler, van).
  • Handle food in a safe manner and ensure all food is stored as per food safety regulations.
  • Maintain accurate records of all food pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service with all stakeholders.
  • Perform complete circle check and inspection logs of the assigned van at the beginning of each shift.
  • Other related duties as required.

You Are

  • Available to work for the entire program duration (end of June to end of August).
  • Proven ability to perform driver pick-up and delivery functions, and associated record-keeping.
  • Valid Class G driver’s license with a clean driving record (must provide a driver’s abstract) and 1 year driving experience.
  • Physically able to climb in and out of the van, lifting to 50 lbs. on a regular basis throughout the day.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in the social services sector an asset.
  • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

For more information about Second Harvest, please visit our Careers page.

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