General Warehouse Coach

The Calgary Food Bank is hiring a General Warehouse Coach to join our Logistics and Inventory team!

This position is responsible for providing coaching, training, and guidance to warehouse staff, as
requested by the warehouse supervisors.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Training of general warehouse or other staff on warehouse procedures, including but not limited to,
receiving, volunteer job set up, inventory procedures, safe food handling.
• Coaching of staff on all warehouse procedures, as requested by the warehouse supervisors. This may
include verification of staff ability to perform individual tasks.
• Support and maintain the operations of the warehouse through the receiving, shipping, and handling of
• Supervision and training of volunteers on all tasks, when required. Ensure all volunteers adhere to health
and safety policies.
• Health and safety orientations as required that are specialized to the hazards and equipment in the area the
staff or volunteers will be working.
• Liaise with Volunteer Resources with regards to volunteers, if required.
• Ensure safe food handling procedures are followed.


    Tasks Performed:

    • One to one sessions for staff training to train staff (primarily warehouse staff) on department procedures.
    • One to one evaluation sessions with staff to ensure competency on department procedures.
    • Recording of training, coaching, and evaluation in department logs on SharePoint.
    • Orientation and training of volunteers, as required

    Decision making and leadership capabilities:

    • Must be able to make appropriate decisions in a fast-paced environment, be solutions oriented, and work
    independently when required.
    • Provides positive support and leadership to all volunteers and staff.
    • Serves as the logistics and inventory point person if no supervisor or manager is present.


    Skills and Capabilities:

    • Interpersonal skills. You must enjoy working with a wide variety of people and have excellent
    communication skills.
    • Multi-tasking and prioritizing skills.
    • Well organized, ability to follow up.
    • Basic math skills and computer literate.
    • Food handling knowledge


    Apply Today

    Want to apply? Interested applicants can email their resume, including a covering letter detailing your experience.

    Application Deadline

    Please submit your application by Friday, February 8th, 2023

    We thank all applicants for their interest; suitable applicants will be contacted for further discussion and/or interview.


    Working Conditions

    Working conditions are normal for a warehouse environment. Candidate must be able to be on feet for
    extended periods of time, and be able lift and carry items up to 50 lbs.

    Education and Experience

    • Previous warehouse and power equipment experience
    • Experience working with a wide variety of people or in a customer service capacity
    • Experience working with inventory and a WMS system

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    In the spirit of reconciliation, the Calgary Food Bank acknowledges that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.

    Calgary Food Bank

    5000 11 Street SE
    Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5


    By appointment only
    Monday to Friday: 8:00 am – 11:00 am

    Donation Centre, Door 7

    Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
    Friday and Saturday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm


    Monday to Thursday: 8:15 am – 7:00 pm
    Friday: 8:15 am – 4:00 pm

    CALGARY FOOD BANK warehouse

    By appointment only.



    Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm


    5020 12A Street SE
    Calgary, AB T2G 5K9


    Main line: 403-253-2059


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