Volunteer Cleaner

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About us:

The Greater Vancouver Food Bank (GVFB) is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide healthy food to those in need. The GVFB provides support to approximately 8,500 people each month across Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore. We also provide food support to approximately 90 community agencies throughout these communities, such as housing agencies, women and children’s shelters and after school programs, who in turn provide meals and snacks to thousands of people each week.

Our vision is to create healthy communities through fair and effective food systems. Currently, the GVFB receives, purchases and distributes 5M lbs of food each year.

The GVFB is a proud winner of two prestigious awards: Canada's Top 100 Employers 2021 and BC's Top Employers 2021!

Position description:

Volunteer Cleaner will help us a couple of days a week to maintain cleanliness in our volunteer lounge, kitchen and dining areas at our Burnaby Head Office. The areas are kept generally clean but we need some extra help to ensure everything is always clean during these unprecedented times. Shifts are two hours long.

How to apply:

Here's the link to apply online: https://app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=761b1b0c-2275-...

For further information please contact us at volunteer@foodbank.bc.ca




Assisting us with keeping our kitchen and volunteer lounge clean and tidy, loading and unloading the high temp sanitizing dishwasher, in addition to cleaning surfaces, sinks and putting away dishes, glasses and cutlery.

Please note that volunteers who are able to commit to coming in on an ongoing basis for the next few weeks or months will be given priority.

Volunteer cleaner shifts: 

  • Monday: 2 pm to 4 pm 
  • Tuesday: 4 pm to 6 pm 
  • Wednesday: 2 pm to 4 pm 
  • Thursday: 2 pm to 4 pm 
  • Friday: 2 pm to 4 pm 

We do not expect one volunteer to commit to all of the shifts. If you are interested to help out on one or two of the days, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.  

Please email volunteer@foodbank.bc.ca if you are interested.

  • All volunteers must apply to volunteer with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, please use this registration form
  • All volunteers must pass a Criminal Record Check 
  • All volunteers must be 18 years or older 
Role is suitable for: 
All Ages
English as a second language (ESL)
Additional Information: 

Benefits and impact: 

  • Meeting like-minded volunteers who share a love for those in the community
  • Learning new skills
  • Volunteers will receive necessary training and support 
  • We can provide a confirmation of hours letter or a reference letter after completing 80 hours of volunteering with us
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Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
Health, Social Services
Our Mission: Providing healthy food to those in need. Our Vision: Healthy communities through fair and effective food systems.
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Position start/end date:
22 Feb 2021
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
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Work location:
Greater Vancouver Food Bank
8345 Winston Street
Vancouver, BC V5A2H3
Last Updated: February 20, 2021
Posting will Automatically Expire: May 21, 2021