Each week we assist 28,000 people to access food through our distribution locations and partner agencies located in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and North Vancouver. We are currently seeking assistance from folks who can help us unload the truck, help with distribution, and help with set up/ clean up. We are looking for volutneers at all of the locations listed below!
Our Mission: Providing healthy food to those in need.
Our Vision: Healthy communities through fair and effective food systems.
Winston Street (8345 Winston Street, Burnaby) - Tuesday-Friday 9:30am-2:30pm
New Westminster Hub (Olivet Church, New Westminster) - Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Mount Pleasant (1428 Charles Streer, Vancouver) - Thursday and Friday 9:30am-2:30pm
All volunteers must be 18 years or older. Ideally able to lift 20 - 50 lbs.
We will provide more information about specific locations and shifts once you apply. Here's the link to apply online: https://app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=761b1b0c-2275-...
For further information please contact us at email@example.com
Your duties will depend on your specific volunteer role, and may include:
Assist with unloading and reloading food boxes from truck. Please note boxes of food can be as heavy as 25 lbs or more.
Assisting with setting up the space, including moving tables and setting out food on tables
Talking with members, and helping to create a warm, welcoming environment
Distributing food to our clients
Creating a warm and welcoming environment for our clients
Training and support is provided to assist you to be successful in your role
Benefits and impact:
Helping families in need
Meeting like-minded volunteers who share a love for those in the community
We can provide a confirmation of hours letter
Volunteers will receive training and support
All volunteers must apply to volunteer with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank
All volunteers must be 18 years or older