Salary Range $60,000-$65,000 per annum
Employer-Sponsored Benefits
Four Weeks Vacation

Food for Life Halton & Hamilton is the regional leader in rescuing and distributing GOOD fresh and frozen food.  We support the community by supplying healthy food directly to neighbours and to a network of non-profits and partners who offer food support programs. Food for Life is a thought leader in our sector and is built on a unique supply chain model driven by environmental sustainability.

Food for Life is at an exciting stage of its evolution, and we are looking for the right person to step in and efficiently put their skills and passion to use in helping us continue our GOOD work.

Food for Life has an active roster of more than 400 committed volunteers and has committed resources to build on our strong foundation to inspire more people to share their time, talents, and treasures in our aligned mission.

You are actively seeking a functional leadership role that will take ownership of bringing an enhanced volunteer program to life including:

This program currently has no direct staff reports – Food for Life is committed to ensuring this program has the support it needs to grow and ensure work-life harmony for all our staff.


About You

You bring an experienced background in building and functional leadership of complex volunteer service and formal knowledge and training in issues related to volunteer management or human resources.

You have experience in managing and leading a group of talented volunteers to excel toward a common mission/goal. You have familiarity with continuous improvement methods and share information regularly with both upper management and your team of direct reports.

You are Disney-esc in your approach to customer service and are keenly aware of the vital role that great service plays in the overall impact of an organization and you strive to deliver a second-to-none experience.

You share our customer service tenants of Safety, Courtesy, Inclusion, Experience and Efficiency. Utilizing your strong interpersonal and written communication skills, you also build great working relationships with external and internal stakeholders through phone and email communication.

We are looking to welcome a teammate who understands and respects the importance of accurate information tracking and timeliness of reporting.  You have a strong proficiency in Office Suite programs, especially Microsoft Excel, and are comfortable working independently. You also have strong project management skills, including the ability to set and track goals, meet deadlines, and handle a normal volume of work.

You are an active learner that takes leadership over your professional development and growth and is resilient in the face of challenges and looks for opportunities to learn and grow out of any situation.




Specific Role Details

Reporting to the Executive Director, you will have the opportunity to use your skills and talents to:


Supervisory Responsibilities


Reporting and Support of Leadership


Identification of Needs and Position Development


Recruitment and Onboarding


Scheduling and Day-to-Day Operations


Performance Management and Retention


Program Development and Continuous Improvement


Your Skills and Abilities

Personal Skills


Data and Technical Systems Management


Education and Experience


Physical Requirements

Screening Requirements


Hours and Location of Work

This role is onsite Monday to Friday with flexible working hours to accommodate the variety of work.  Core business hours are 10 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday. Occasional remote, work at home may be available once established systems and schedules are set and strong familiarity with systems is achieved.

Your working location will be at our warehouse in Burlington or a satellite site in Milton.



Food for Life is committed to an inclusive and accessible recruitment and selection process. If you are invited to attend an interview and require accommodation, please inform us in advance of our meeting.

Please email your resume in pdf format with your name in the file name to

Please include Senior Manager, Volunteer Services in the subject line of your email.

Consideration of applications will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.   We would like to thank all applicants for applying for this position, however, you will only be contacted if your candidacy is being considered.

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