Grocery - Tuesday Set Up Team

AIDS Vancouver’s Grocery program, in operation for over 20 years, is set up like a small grocery store where we invite our clients in to have a food shopping experience, at no cost to them. This position assists in getting the Grocery ready for Distribution on either Tuesdays or Wednesdays, preparing and distribution of Groceries that go to Partner organizations as well as assisting to run the Early Grocery distribution for clients with mobility issues.

Commitment

  • A 1 year commitment is desired
  • 2-3 Tuesdays or Wednesdays a month - 9:00am-Noon
  • No more than 4 hours per week

Positions Available

  • Tuesday: 1

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Heidi Morgan at heidim@aidsvancouver.org or call 604-696-4678, Monday-Thursday

Duties

• Stocking grocery shelves
• Preparing fruit bags
• Stacking inventory items in storage area
• Sorting cardboard boxes and flattening boxes for recycling
• Preparing delivery orders and getting them ready for distribution to Partner organizations
• Ensuring that the grocery is well stocked and ready for distribution
• General clean-up
• Assisting with unloading of the delivery trucks (this would only be occasionally)
• Bagging clients groceries and providing assistance during the early Grocery distribution

Skills and Attributes

  • Physical ability to lift and transfer goods (up to 50lbs)
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable
  • Comfort working with diverse people
  • Interested in HIV/AIDS and related issues

Training, Support and Benefits

  • AIDS Vancouver Agency Orientation & Education
  • Specialized program/project training
  • On the job orientation
  • On-going support and supervision from assigned Supervisor
  • To be a part of a larger team or movement that is working towards social change
  • To learn new and transferable skills, knowledge and experience
  • To engage in opportunities for leadership, community service and personal/professional development
  • To be recognized and appreciated for valuable contributions
  • To meet new people and have fun!

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Heidi Morgan at heidim@aidsvancouver.org or call 604-696-4678, Monday-Thursday

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