Due to COVID-19 our special events have been cancelled for the foreseeable future
Position Title: Event Representative
Supervisor: Events Manager or Events Coordinator
Purpose: To help our Events Team successfully execute Ottawa Food Bank events
Time Commitment: Varies depending on specific scheduled event; often on weekends and evening. Typically 3-4 hours per shift.
Tasks, Duties, & Responsibilities
- Collect food and funds at events
- Thank donors
- Help set up and tear down event displays
- Educate the public on how the Ottawa Food Bank benefits the community
Qualifications, Skills, & Requirments
- Enjoy working with the public
- Able to lift 20 lbs is an asset
- Bilingualism an asset
- Must follow directions of event staff
- Minimum age to volunteer alone: 14 years
- Minimum age to volunteer with supervision: children volunteering with family members should be able to participate in the volunteer activity for the required shift length.
Health & Safety Requirements
- Follow health and safety directions provided by staff
- Must agree to never open money containers unless under the supervision of staff and in a secure environment
- Please read and abide by Health & Safety Ontario Manual Materials Handling
Benefit to You
You’ll gain experience as an event representative, while working with the public.
Benefit to the Ottawa Food Bank
Event Representatives assist our staff and give the Ottawa Food bank increased visibility in the community.