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The mission of the House of Blessing is to meet the needs of low-income individuals and families; providing food, and practical supports.  We are governed by a Board of Directors.  This position will put you in direct contact with volunteers, community members and clients. 


The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director and assist within all of areas of Stratford House of Blessing. They will develop a better understanding of non-profit organizations, which provide programs and services for disadvantaged community groups, specifically all people regardless of race, religion, age, gender or ability who need help in our community.




Responsibilities may include performing any/all of the following duties:

  • Support food bank & delivery program

  • Deliver food, pick-up donations and unload product as required

  • Perform custodial duties to maintain a high standard of cleanliness, sanitation and safety

  • General maintenance duties including shoveling snow

  • Assist as needed with all organizational programs and events

  • Assist in responding by telephone and in person to volunteer, client, and donor inquiries

  • Communicate effectively with participants, donors, volunteers and staff

  • Attend weekly staff meetings and assist in other duties as assigned



  • Flexibility to respond to changes in programs and tasks as a result of COVID-19; and willingness to do any task that is requested

  • Ability to follow directions and work independently or as a team

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a variety of people

  • A strong understanding of and ability to apply ethics and client-confidentiality

  • Required to have a valid driver’s license, auto insurance and be able to provide a clean driver’s abstract

  • Use of own vehicle and ability to drive company vehicles (cube truck and van) is required

  • Provide a current criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening

  • Ability and willingness to lift 50 lbs occasionally and 30 lbs repetitively





This is a 6 month contract position for 37.5 hours per week at $14.25 per hour.  Office hours are normally from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. however, some evening and weekend events may occur. 





How to Apply

Applications should be emailed to Theresa McMurray, Executive Director at  Applications must be received by Friday September 25th, 2020. Please include a cover letter of up to 500 words indicating your background, volunteer experience, and why you are interested in this position.

For more information about the Stratford House of Blessing, visit our website


You can visit our volunteer page for opportunities to gain experience at Stratford House of Blessing.


If you are seeking an internship and have a funder, please contact our Executive Director at 519-273-3433 ext. 201


We wish you the best in your career journey.

Stratford House of Blessing

423 Erie Street, Stratford ON  N5A 2N3

Phone: 519-273-3433

Fax:    519-273-8020


Charitable #: 119200020RR0001

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