Whole Foods Feed4More Campaign - GVFB

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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.

As an extremely valued volunteer you can look forward to developing new skills and experience personal growth, while interacting with like-minded individuals who also want to make a difference in the community.

Come and join us where you will play a key role in supporting our Events Team at the Whole Foods Feed4More Campaign. This is an annual campaign that we attend at all Whole Foods in our catchement area. Stores ask for donations at the till and compete to see who can collect the most donations.

This role will suit someone with fundraising, events and customer service experience. Duties will include: taking donations, educating guests about the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, and setup/tear down. Most importantly we require our volunteers in this role to be energetic, friendly, and engaging. 

Dates and times: 

Tuesday, December 3rd: Whole Foods Robson (11:00am-2:00pm) and Whole Foods Kitsilano (4:30pm-7:30pm)

Tuesday December 10th: Whole Foods North Van (11:00am-2:00pm) and Whole Foods West Van (4:30pm-7:30pm)

Wednesday December 11th: Whole Foods Cambie (11:00am-2:00pm) and Whole Foods Burnaby (4:30pm-7:30pm)

Tuesday December 17th: Whole Foods Kitsilano (11:00am-2:00pm) and Whole Foods Robson (4:30pm-7:30pm)

Thursday December 19th: Whole Foods West Van (11:00am-2:00pm) and Whole Foods North Van (4:30pm-7:30pm)

Monday December 23rd: Whole Foods Burnaby (11:00am-2:00pm) and Whole Foods Cambie (4:30pm-7:30pm)


Benefits and impact:

Helping families and individuals in need.
Meeting like-minded volunteers who share a love for helping those in the community
Volunteers will receive training and develop new skills.


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.

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
All Ages
Additional Information: 

Here is a link to apply online: https://www.foodbank.bc.ca/get-involved/about-volunteering/

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

How to apply: 
Contact person: 
Rebecca Rogers
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:
3 Dec 2019 to 23 Dec 2019
Time Committment:
3 Hours Total
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Greater Vancouver, BC