Holiday Event Volunteers

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Position description: 

The Greater Vancouver Food Bank has 13 Community Food Hub locations across Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and North Vancouver. Each week we assist 28,000 people to access our services through our Community Food Hubs and Partner Agencies.

Volunteering with us:

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. We could not do what we do without the hundreds of caring individuals who give us the gift of time every day. Volunteering allows you to gain meaningful work experience and establish strong relationships. Enjoy working alongside people who feel as strongly as you do about supporting a great cause and feel enriched about giving back and helping others.

About the role:

Come and join us where you will play a key role in supporting our Events team! We have many seasonal events in December that we need volunteer help with! Community events help us engage with the wider community and raise funds to support the work of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Join us at events such as the Vancouver Santa Parade, our Safeway Blitz Day, our Whole Foods Feed4More fundraiser, the New Westminster Santa Parade, and more!

Shifts vary event to event 



Benefits and impact:
Helping families and individuals in need during our busiest season!
Meeting like-minded volunteers who share a love for helping those in the community
Volunteers will receive training and develop new skills.

All volunteers must apply online to volunteer with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.
You will be required to attend an in-person orientation.
All volunteers are required to complete a criminal record check (free of charge).
All volunteers for this role must be 15 years or older.
We will provide more information about this positon once you apply and at our volunteer orientation.


Volunteer skills:
Strong attention to detail.
Be able to take direction.
Be kind, friendly, supportive and helpful.
Be able to move and stand for around 3 hours.
Have strong communication and people skills.
Maintain quality service levels.
Be organized, dependable and reliable.

Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
All Ages
English as a second language (ESL)
Additional Information: 

Here is a link to apply online:

For further information, please contact us at:

How to apply:
Contact person: 
Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator
Contact phone: 
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
Our Mission: Building strong, connected communities through the power of food. Our Vision: Accessible, healthy and sustainable food for all.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
6 Nov 2019
Time Committment:
5 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
The Greater Vancouver Food Bank
8345 Winston St
Burnaby, BC V5A 2H3