Backpack Stuffer for July -August 2021

(United Way of Bruce Grey, Backpack Program)

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Position ID: V-GRE0001 Last Modified: 25 Sep 2020 Last Full Update: 25 Sep 2020
Opportunity Details
CommentsThis volunteer opportunity is available in July and August of each year in preparation for the school year in September. 
The United Way of Bruce Grey conducts a community collection of back to school supplies. These supplies are then pulled together into backpacks for 4 different age ranges. Based upon applications for back to school supplies, backpacks are created for the specific gender and age of the children and youth.
ContactBackpack Program Coordinator, United Way of Bruce Grey; Phone: 519-376-1560; Fax: 519-376-5458; Email:
DutiesThis volunteer opportunity is available in July and August of each year in preparation for the school year in September. 
Assist in 'stuffing' backpacks with back to school supplies, based on the age and gender of the recipient.
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Ages12 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestDonations - Stationery Supplies ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Location380 9th Street East Owen Sound
Number of PositionsGrey County: 10 individual(s) ; Owen Sound: 10 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationCar required ; Volunteer is responsible for own transportation
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 01 Jul 2021
Agency Details
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Organization NameUnited Way of Bruce Grey, Backpack Program
Office PhoneJun 14, 2021 to 8:30 am, Aug 23, 2021: dial 2-1-1 on your keypad. At other times of year, call United Way Office at 519-376-1560.
Toll Free PhoneUnited Way Office: 1-800-794-1728
Address & Map
380 9th St E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 1P1
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