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Corks & Kegs 2020 Survivor Raffle

To play Corks & Kegs Survivor, each entrant will purchase a $40 entry ticket via online ticket.

There will be three elimination draws as follows:

1. ELIMINATION ROUND ONE ON Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020

  • 1/3 of the entry tickets will be eliminated, with the two last tickets pulled in Round One winning a Liquor Gift Basket with a minimum value of $200 each, from Liquor on McLeod.

2. ELIMINATION ROUND TWO ON Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020

  • 1/3 of the entry tickets will be eliminated, with the two last tickets pulled in Round Two winning a Liquor Gift Basket with a minimum value of $400 each, from Liquor on McLeod.

3. ELIMINATION ROUND THREE ON MONDAY Nov. 30, 2020

  • Remaining 1/3 of the entry tickets will be eliminated, with the two last tickets pulled in Round Three winning a Liquor Gift Basket with a minimum value of $600 each, from Liquor on McLeod.
  • There is no cash prize.

Rules:

  1. Contest rules will be posted on www.parklandfoodbank.org
  2. You must be at least 18 years of age to enter the contest. ID will be required when winners pickup their prize.
  3. Entry tickets will be available online from Sept. 18th, 2020 until Nov. 27th, 2020. A maximum of 300 entry tickets will be available.
  4. Elimination Draw Dates will take place at the Liquor on McLeod location as follows:
    a. Elimination Round One: Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 4 p.m.
    b. Elimination Round Two: Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 4 p.m.
    c. Final Elimination Round: Monday, November 30, 2020 at 4 p.m.
  5. The Parkland Food Bank Society will publish eliminated and winning ticket numbers on our Facebook page. Search Facebook for “Parkland Food Bank Society”.
  6. The six winning entries will be notified by a phone call to the phone number registered on the entry ticket and by one email to the email address registered on the ticket entry.
  7. Winners can pick up their baskets at Liquor on McLeod, 300-700 McLeod Ave. Spruce Grove between Dec. 1, 2020 and Dec. 5, 2020.

For more information please contact us at: sheri@parklandfoodbank.org


The Wine Survivor Raffle is being conducted under AGLC licence # 564470.

Parkland Food Bank is Hiring

VOLUNTEER SUPERVISOR

The purpose of Parkland Food Bank is to address food insecurity among residents of Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County by providing weekly access to healthy food, to individuals and families in short term, long term and emergency situations.

Do you have a passion to make a difference in the community?

Are you passionate about working with diverse individuals?

Purpose

Volunteers are the lifeblood of Parkland Food Bank operations. We simply could not provide the services we do without the members of our community stepping up to give their time and talents week after week. In 2019 we had 193 individuals volunteer with us, providing 16,000 hours of assistance.

Volunteer Supervisor will manage volunteer programs and provide leadership in the effective engagement of volunteers to further the mission of PFB.

How to apply:

Both cover letter and resume is required by interested candidates and is to be emailed to sheri@parklandfoodbank.org . Resumes without cover letters will be discarded. Competition will remain open until Sept. 11, 2020 4:00pm.

Job Type:  Part-time

Salary:  $23,400/year

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking a Volunteer Supervisor to join our team. This is a part-time position based out of Spruce Grove, Alberta. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Attracting and retaining volunteers whose values and philosophy are aligned with those of the PFB
  • Increasing volunteers’ understanding about PFB’ mission and goals
  • Determine organizational needs that volunteers could fill
  • Develop public awareness of our volunteer program
  • Develop and update volunteer management materials such as volunteer screening practices, orientation, and training manual
  • Recruit, interview, select and evaluate volunteers
  • Provide orientation and training for volunteers
  • Supervise volunteers or provide support for the other staff who supervise volunteers
  • Develop targeted volunteer recognition programs and activities
  • Maintaining daily schedule for volunteers
  • Update and maintain the volunteer database
  • Evaluate volunteer attraction and retention programs
  • Assist Executive Director with volunteer management for major food bank fundraising events

Qualifications:

A successful Volunteer Supervisor will possess the following specialized skills, knowledge and characteristics:

  • A demonstrated commitment to volunteerism
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Initiative- capable of identifying priorities and adjust to deadlines and demands
  • An outgoing, energetic and optimistic manner; servant heart/ service focus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to balance the needs of the organization with the needs and interests of the volunteers
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Patience and tact in dealing with others
  • The ability to multitask
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team

They should enjoy helping others, compiling information and maintaining contact with other agencies, and developing innovative approaches to resolve challenges.

Educational Requirements

There are no education requirements for this position but Volunteer Supervisor needs very strong computer skills (PFB works in a Microsoft (PC) environment using Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher along with Volgistics Volunteer Management Program) together with the following management skills:

  • Interviewing skills
  • Training, coaching, team building and leadership skills
  • Planning and administrative skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Conflict resolution skills

Days and Hours

25 Hours/Week

Some of the work may be done from home with the expectation that volunteer interviewing and training would fall around the food bank open hours.

This positions requires some evening emailing with last minute volunteer schedule changes.

Parkland Food Bank is open the following hours:

  • Tuesdays           8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesdays     8:30 am – 1:30 pm & 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
  • Fridays               8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturdays          8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Changes to Parkland Food Bank Access during Covid-19 Pandemic

Summary: Parkland Food Bank changes access to the facility in response to the mandate to limit large gatherings.

(Spruce Grove, AB, March 12, 2020) – Parkland Food Bank is doing its part to decrease crowd levels to help combat exposure to Covid-19. To this end the following is effective as of March 16, 2020 with a hopeful end date of April 30, 2020:
• The Weekly Hamper program is temporarily suspended. We will be providing the once a month, Monthly Hamper, this will be by appointment.
• Clients may access the food bank for their Monthly Hamper, by appointment only. If clients have already received their Monthly Hamper for March, they will not be able to book an appointment until April. Appointments will be booked every 20 minutes for three regular clients. New clients can call in for appointment to make sure they can be served as quickly as possible.
• Clients will not be allowed into the building until their appointment time.

To book your monthly hamper please book here. Or call 780-962-4565.

With these measures in place we will also be able to reduce the number of volunteers needed at the food bank during any given shift.

Any volunteer that has traveled outside of Canada in the last two weeks will be asked to stay at home until they have been symptom free for the 14 day period.

At Parkland Food Bank, we have a very high standard of sanitation, but that will be increased during this time. All surfaces will be wiped down a minimum every hour, as well as when changing tasks, with a one part bleach 9 parts water solution, making sure solution stays on surface a minimum of one minute.

We will review proper hand washing techniques and will have timers set to wash hands on a regular basis as well as when needed.

All keyboards will be wiped down with alcohol wipes and sprayed with Lysol between uses.
These protective measures will stay in place until there are no more new cases of Covid-19 in Alberta.

About Parkland Food Bank
The Parkland Food Bank exists to help address the needs of hunger in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, and Parkland County.

Contact Details:
Sheri Ratsoy, Executive Director
Parkland Food Bank Society
780-962-4565
sheri@parklandfoodbank.org

Website & Social Media


https://www.facebook.com/PrklndFoodBank/

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