Community Connect Toronto
6 - 12 months
Community & Care
Skills you would develop
About the position
Do you enjoy driving and have access to your own vehicle?
Can you spare a few hours per week?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, this is the role for YOU! Make a difference in the lives of members in your community today.
Community Connect Toronto (CCT) urgently requires volunteer drivers to help deliver food hampers to various community members in need.
Monday to Friday (On Call)
Hours: 10 A.M. - 1 P.M.
Monday to Friday
Hours: 4 P.M. - 7 P.M.
Volunteer Drivers will need to adhere to the following requirements:
Drivers will receive a call from the supervisor once a donation is available and needing pick up
Drivers may agree to assist at the food hub while awaiting donation pick up instructions
Drivers will be responsible for donation pickup as directed by the on-duty supervisor
Drivers must drive to the donation location, receive donations and deliver to designated food hub locations
Drivers will be provided a code for each individual donation; which will be given to the donor upon arrival
Important Health Information:
All drivers must wear PPE or a mask when entering any donation facility
Drivers must always respect social distancing
Other Important Notes:
If a hamper is refused, you may add the extra hamper to the largest family on you list, donate it, or return it to the hub the next day (if unsure, contact on duty supervisor)
Always contact a supervisor with any issues during your delivery. We are here to help guide and assist with any questions or concerns.
About the organization
Community Connect Toronto ("CCT") was established in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. CCT is filling a big gap - to serve hungry neighbors!
Since our inception, CCT and our partners have proudly served 2000 families and 12k individuals (accounting for a 5.5 median per household), with a daily, volunteer run, delivery and pick up system; entirely with in-kind direct donations so far.
As a Volunteer Driver, you will be providing clients of Community Connect Toronto with healthy food options by picking up donations to fill their food hampers. You will be ensuring that no one who reaches out to our organization has to go hungry again.