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Food Services Driver - The Ottawa Mission

Nov 30, 2020
Ottawa, Ontario

The Core Purpose of the Ottawa Mission is to reflect Jesus’ love in serving the homeless, the hungry, and the lost.

Our Mission is to provide food, shelter, clothing and skills, and offer healing, faith and hope for building a wholesome life

Our Vision is that all the hurting, hungry and lost in Ottawa find HOPE, HEALING & HOME

Our Values are  Acceptance, Respect, Compassion, Integrity and Independence

Major Responsibilities

  • Delivery of catering orders, pick-up of local food donations, food shopping for kitchen
  • Pick-up and delivery for other departments as required
  • Assist with Set-up of offsite events
  • Maintain cleanliness of delivery vans interior, exterior and delivery trolleys
  • Refuel van as required using The Ottawa Mission’s gas credit card
  • Maintain van usage/mileage logs
  • Pick up supplies as requested by Executive or Sous Chef
  • Provide support to the Food Services Department as required
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Professional representation of The Ottawa Mission through responsible driving and appearance
  • Proper handling and accurate completion of all necessary paperwork related to daily responsibilities
  • Adhere to all organizational policies and procedures
  • Adhere to all organizational health and safety requirements
  • Other related duties as required / assigned by Manager


  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
  • Drivers Education Certificate preferred


  • Delivery experience considered an asset


  • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driver’s abstract (Must be able to provide a copy of abstract)
  • Excellent driving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must be a self-starter with a sense of urgency
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility in work hours, including early mornings
  • Bilingualism (English/French) considered an asset

Working Conditions

  • High degree of physical activity involving: walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, bending, lifting, driving
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to drive in all weather conditions and all traffic conditions
  • Ability to maintain alertness while driving
  • Must be comfortable working in a challenging environment that has the potential for confrontation and/or exposure to violence

To apply please forward your resumé, with "Driver" in the subject line, to:


We thank all applicants for their interest in The Ottawa Mission; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodation is available, upon request, for applicants with disabilities.

The Ottawa Mission is an equal opportunity employer.

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