Position: Food Quality Agent
Organization: Food Stash Foundation
Location: Burnaby, Greater Vancouver, BC
Food Stash Foundation is a registered Canadian charity founded in 2016 with the goal of reducing the negative environmental effects of food waste by rescuing surplus food directly from suppliers and redirecting it to individuals in our community who are experiencing food Insecurity.
Whether it is through our rescued food box program—delivering weekly food boxes to members of our community facing barriers to food accessibility—or through our partnerships with other local food security programs, we are on a mission to bridge the food insecurity gap, reduce our environmental footprint and bring awareness to how our food choices impact our environment and our health. Everybody wins!
Volunteering with Food Stash Foundation:
Our volunteers represent the core of our workforce, it is their dedication and enthusiasm that brought our mission to life. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”-Margaret Mead
Are you passionate about reducing food waste at home and are ready to take things to the next level?
You too think that everyone should have access to healthy nutritious food, no matter their circumstances?
We want to hear from you! We offer convenient and meaningful volunteer opportunities in your community to help you make the most out of your experience. Join us on our mission!
Food Quality Agent:
Under the supervision of our program coordinator, our food quality agents are responsible for sorting and inspecting rescued food to ensure the highest quality. Sorting community food donations can be a “sticky” process but is always a fun and engaging team building experience. Build friendships and join our lively Sunday Crew!
Location: YVR Prep Commissary Kitchen in Burnaby
Time: Every Sunday between 10:30am-1:30pm (choice of weekly or bi-weekly commitment)
No prior experience required
Comfortable handling compost and food waste
Ability to work well in a team with people from different backgrounds and with diverse personalities
Interested in joining our team?
How to apply:
Visit our website and complete our volunteer contact form.
Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
(please indicate which position you wish to apply for in the subject line)
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 10 2019 ID: 53867