Assistant à la distribution - Distribution assistant

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $20,000
Maximum: $30,000
Details: 15 $ per hour



Start Date


Application Deadline



6550 Avenue Somerled
H4V 1S7


Job Posting

Wage subsidy measure / Emploi Québec / 6 months

Distribution Assistant

About The Depot

Founded in 1986, the Depot is a community-based non-profit organization that works collaboratively

with its community to address the root causes of hunger and poverty in NDG and the

surrounding areas in a manner that ensures dignity, community engagement and the

development of human potential. At the NDG Food Depot, we offer programming to support

the food security and healthy eating habits of youth, families and individuals. These activities

include community meals, kitchen workshops, after-school programs, gardens and farmer’s


Under the supervision of the Food Sourcing and Distribution Manager and with the assistance of

volunteers, the Distribution Assistant will support the department’s coordination, operations,

general maintenance, and ensure a smooth food distribution process.

We are currently looking to hire a reliable and energetic Distribution Assistant to maintain our

inventory, donations and trucks, and to oversee volunteers. This is both a manual and

operations position which requires a calm demeanor, strong interpersonal skills, adaptability,

good judgement, organisational skills, and comfort working autonomously and as part of a


Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

● Ensure proper maintenance of our inventories

● Support the smooth operations of our food distribution service

● Support and distribute tasks to participants and volunteers

● Manage donations and regular stock rotation

● Oversee and support food distribution set up and service

● Support the maintenance of our trucks

● Assist the team in loading and unloading trucks

● Assist in the general maintenance of our building

Specific skills and experience required:

● Comfortable lifting loads of up to 50 pounds on a regular basis

● Driver's license and comfort driving a 12-foot truck

● Communication skills in French and English

● Able to work independently and as part of a team in a diverse community environment

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● Proficient with the Office suite

● Capable of prioritizing and carrying out multiple tasks

● Able to work with a minimum of supervision, and to maintain smooth operations within

the department when the manager is absent


● Passionate about "good food for all"

● Resident of N.D.G.

Working conditions:

● Salary: 15 $ / hour

● 35 hours / week

● Must meet Emploi Québec’s conditions for a Wage Subsidy Measure

● Start date is Monday, October 1st

Level of Language Proficiency

Communication skills in French and English (comfortable in both french and English )

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and your CV in a single document (word or pdf. format)

to Marguerite Kinfack at . The deadline to apply is Thursday,

September 6th at 5pm.

Only selected candidates will be contacted. Thanks for your patience and understanding.

TIPS FOR APPLYING! In your cover letter, we want to hear:

● Who you are and what your background is. The Depot is committed to creating a

workplace as diverse as the communities we serve and thus strongly encourages

applicants from our diverse communities and people who experience marginalization

to self-identify in their cover letter.

● What you like about the Depot and why you want to work in this job. We want to

make sure you understand our mission and our values. Tell us why you think this job is

interesting and important.

● What your experience is. Have you worked in similar jobs or have you volunteered in

similar programs before? Tell us what skills that you gained and how your experience

would help you in this job. If there’s experience you don’t have, be honest and tell us

how you hope to grow and learn.

● Be yourself! We want to hear your voice and enthusiasm!

Questions about the job or the application process?

Please contact Marguerite at or 514-483-4680 x219