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Our caring and dedicated staff are a significant part of what makes the Food Bank a great place to work. Be a part of an organization that fights hunger and its root causes, because no one should go hungry.

Attention students! We are hiring for the summer, there are 3 available positions.

Social Services Research Associate

Summer Student Position
Application deadline March 29, 2019

People Services Associate

Summer Student Position
Application deadline March 29, 2019

Warehouse and Logistics Associate

Summer Student Position
Application deadline March 29, 2019

Social Services Research Associate – Summer Students

The Calgary Food Bank is seeking two summer students to join our Client Services Team! You would be responsible for assisting with ongoing research projects. The student will collect, analyze, and organize information and data.

Primary responsibilities

  • Using an appropriate methodology to design and manage a research project, which may involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods.
  • Designing 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 might be assigned

Education and experience required

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Business/Management, Statistics, Economics, Sociology or other relevant discipline.
  • Working knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative research tools.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office including Office 365 with an emphasis in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with data analysis.
  • Well organized and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in creating infographics and posters using visual design websites would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in conducting surveys using online platforms would be considered an asset.

Please note

This is a Canada Summer Jobs paid position that is contingent upon grant funding. To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years at the start of employment
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada

APPLY NOW!

Apply today

Want to apply? Send an email to hr@calgaryfoodbank.com with your cover letter and resume attached.

Application deadline

Please submit your application before March 29, 2019.

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

Education & Experience

Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Business/Management, Statistics, Economics, Sociology or other relevant discipline.

A working knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative research tools.

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Working conditions

This is a full-time, 37.5 hours/week position working Monday-Friday from May to August, 2019 (start and end dates flexible)

People Services Associate –
Summer Students

The Calgary Food Bank is seeking a summer student to join our People and Organizational Services Team! The People Services Associate will support the Calgary Food Bank’s Volunteer Resources and Human Resources teams through a combination of assistance with daily administrative tasks and project work.

Primary responsibilities

  • To support volunteerism through project work and active administration of procedures, processes and resources defined in the Volunteer Involvement Model and Volunteer Resources procedures.
  • Assist with Human Resources projects and administration including documentation management, performance management and employee development.
  • Research assistance in people policy development, education and maintenance.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, orientation, retention and evaluation of volunteers reflecting a priority need to function across departmental boundaries.
  • Liaise with supervisors and managers regularly in support of effective volunteer placement and management.

Task performed

  • Assist with all aspects of the volunteer life cycle including recruitment, orientation, scheduling and recognition.
  • Engaging with volunteers to promote a friendly and professional environment.
  • Human resources document management.
  • Additional project work as required.

Education and experience required

  • Post-secondary student in human resources management, administration, customer relations, non-profit management or adult education.
  • Some experience with human resources and volunteer management systems, as well as strong skills with Microsoft Office 365 including Word, Excel and SharePoint would be an asset.
  • Possess a high level of inter personal skills, ability to communicate and network with a diverse group of internal people and the public.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task is a must.

Please note

This is a Canada Summer Jobs paid position that is contingent upon grant funding. To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years at the start of employment
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada

APPLY NOW!

Apply today

Want to apply? Send an email to hr@calgaryfoodbank.com with your cover letter and resume attached.

Application deadline

Please submit your application before March 29, 2019.

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

Education & Experience

 Post-secondary student in human resources management, administration, customer relations, non-profit management or adult education.

 Possess a high level of inter personal skills, ability to communicate and network with a diverse group of internal people and the public.

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Working conditions

This is a full-time, 37.5 hours/week position working Monday-Friday from May to August, 2019 (start and end dates flexible)

Warehouse and Logistics Associate– Summer Students

The Calgary Food Bank is seeking two summer students to join our Logistics and Inventory Team! The Warehouse and Logistics Associate will support the Calgary Food Bank’s operations with management of food donations flow through the warehouse and integrating Supply Chain Management skills and knowledge for optimum distribution.

Primary responsibilities

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

Tasks performed

  • 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.
  • Any other duties as required.

Education and experience required

  • 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.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office including Office 365.
  • Initiative to succeed in a busy and productive environment.
  • You must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
  • Power equipment experience is considered an asset.

Please note

This is a Canada Summer Jobs paid position that is contingent upon grant funding. To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Be at least 15 years of age.
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a 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.

APPLY NOW!

Apply today

Want to apply? Send an email to hr@calgaryfoodbank.com with your cover letter and resume attached.

Application deadline

Please submit your application before March 29, 2019.

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

Education & Experience

Power equipment experience is considered an asset.

Strong proficiency in MS Office including Office 365.

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Working conditions

You must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.

This is a full-time, 37.5 hours/week position working Monday-Friday from May to August, 2019 (start and end dates flexible)

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Warehouse volunteering

Warehouse opportunities include; sorting food, building hampers,  distributing hampers and general warehouse duties.

Administration Volunteering

Administration opportunities include: speaking to and greeting clients, data entry, money counting, and making thank-you phone calls.

special events volunteering

Volunteer with us! Get out in the community by volunteering at one of the many special events happen throughout the year around the city.

CONTACT US
ADDRESS

5000 11 St SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

Main line: 403-253-2059
Fax: 403-259-4240
info@calgaryfoodbank.com

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