Careers

Driver – 6 Month Contract

Who We Are

The GVFB provides assistance to approximately 15,000 people monthly across Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore. We also provide food support to more than 130+ community agencies such as housing agencies, women and children’s shelters, transition homes and after school programs, which in turn provide hot meals and snacks to thousands of people each week, including people who are unhoused.

Our mission is providing healthy food to those in need. Our vision is to create healthy communities through fair and effective food systems. Currently, the GVFB receives, purchases, and distributes 8 M lbs of food each year.

The GVFB is a proud winner of BC’s Top Employers 2023! 

The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees, and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community. 

What We Offer

We believe in providing employees with flexibility, and the resources and tools to excel in their role. Employees will work alongside people who are passionate about food insecurity and community. We provide an inclusive office environment with excellent Skytrain accessibility and free parking on-site.

This is a full-time, 1-year contract position, with the opportunity to learn and grow. The successful candidate can expect a competitive base wage of $27.41, depending on experience.

Come and enjoy working in an inclusive, award-winning workplace! 

Position Overview

The Driver is responsible for the collection of food from donor locations, and delivery to our distribution sites and Community Agency Partner locations. Acting as a GVFB brand ambassador, the Driver builds relationships with our donors and vendors, delivers to our distribution sites, as well as provides warehouse support through Forklift operations and inventory management. This is a multi-faceted, highly engaging, and important role for the GVFB. The Driver is a team player with a positive attitude, willingness to learn, a solid understanding of operations, and the ability to act as a GVFB champion.

Key Responsibilities

Personal Attributes and Core Skills

Qualifications and Experience

Physical Requirements

An ICBC report will be requested at the interview stage, to include (driver factor report, drivers abstract, commercial driving record if applicable, 5 years insurance and claims history record).

We are actively recruiting for this position and encourage you to apply now if you are keen on this opportunity!

Notes

Due to high volume applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.