Claresholm and District Food Bank – Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Claresholm and District Food Bank!

Please tell us a bit about yourself so that we can find a good fit for you at the Food Bank.

Return your application to the Food Bank on Wednesday mornings between 9 am – 12 pm,

Or by mail at:

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mable Both at 403-625-7127

I. Personal Information

Name: ___________________________    Email:_____________________

II. Short Answer

Why do you think it is important for students to be aware and involved in local poverty issues .

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What are some of the issues you think that Food Bank clients face?

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How do you think volunteers can help dispel the stigma typically associated with using food banks?

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What skills or experience would you bring to the food bank?

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When are you available to volunteer.

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III. Training

Volunteer training will consist of short workshops on office orientation, importance behind our oath of confidentiality, as well as issues surrounding our lower income population within the community. Volunteers will go through a criminal record check IV. Volunteer Agreement I certify that all the above statements made by me in this application are true and I understand that any false or misleading information given by me on this form may result in the rejection of my application or in my dismissal from the Claresholm and District Food Bank, should I be accepted as a volunteer. I acknowledge that as a Food Bank volunteer, I will adhere to the signed Confidentiality Agreement when accepted to the Food Bank. I acknowledge that I will attend the volunteer training sessions as set out by the Food Bank. I acknowledge that I will attend my scheduled office hours, and that if I need to miss any I will notify the Food Bank coordinators at least 48 hours in advance, More than THREE unaccounted for missed shifts will result in a meeting with a Food Bank Coordinator to discuss my continued involvement with the Claresholm and District Food Bank.

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Date received: __/__/____ Coordinator approval: _______________________

Office Hours are:

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