Current Opportunities

The Calgary Food Bank is seeking a student to assist with research activities during the summer. This position requires planning, designing, and managing research projects. The student will collect, analyze, and organize primary and secondary data.

Responsibilities

  • Using an appropriate methodology to design and manage a research project, which may involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods
  • Designing and administrating questionnaires.
  • Applying a variety of research techniques to gather relevant information; including document analysis, surveys, case studies and interviews (face-to-face, telephone and online).
  • Conducting information and data retrieval searches using electronic databases.
  • Analyzing and evaluating research and interpreting data.
  • Conducting literature reviews.
  • Writing reports and preparing presentations.
  • Offering research-based briefings and advice, which may involve writing action plans.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.


Qualifications and Experience Required

Essential

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Business Management, Statistics, Economics, Sociology or other relevant discipline.
  • Working knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research tools.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, with an emphasis in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with data analysis.
  • Well organized and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Desirable

  • Experience in creating infographics and posters using visual design websites.
  • Experience in conducting surveys using online platforms.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a Canada Summer jobs paid position that is contingent upon student employment grant funding from the Service Canada Summer Student program.

To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years at the start of employment.
  • Have been registered as a full time student in the previous academic year and intent to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada.

This is a full-time, 37.5 hours a week, 7.5 hours a day, paid position May through August, 2017 (start and end dates flexible). Interested applicants should email their applications to hr@calgaryfoodbank.com by April 30, 2017 .

When applying, please submit your cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript in one .pdf document. We thank all applicants for their interest; suitable applicants will be contacted for further discussion and/or interview.

We are looking for a student to join our Logistics and Inventory team for the summer! The Warehouse and Logistics Assistant will support the Calgary Food Bank operations with management of food donations and integrating supply chain management skills and knowledge for optimum distribution.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluating existing channels with a view to maximizing efficiency.
  • Determining optimum inventory control strategies.
  • Skill building through logistics management.
  • Ensure safe food handling procedures are followed.
  • Participation in safety training and certification as required, including WHMIS, forklift operation and procedural guidelines.


Duties

  • Supervise volunteers and community service workers.
  • Pallet movement within the warehouse using power equipment.
  • Record and track inventory within the warehouse.
  • Assist in the creation of food hampers.
  • Assist in receiving and recording donations.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

You possess a professional manner and excellent communication skills to interact with all levels within the organization. Strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently, solid computer skills, and the initiative to succeed in a busy and productive environment are required. You must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs. Power equipment experience is considered an asset.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a Summer Temporary Employment Program paid position.

To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Be at least 15 years of aget.
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected persons under the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Act and legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • An Alberta resident with an Alberta address and living and/or attending school in the province.
  • Have been registered as a full time student in the previous academic year and intent to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.

This is a full-time, 37.5 hours a week position from May 8, 2017 to August 25, 2017.

Interested applicants should email their applications to hr@calgaryfoodbank.com by April 30, 2017 . We thank all applicants for their interest; suitable applicants will be contacted for further discussion and/or interview.