Current Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteer needs and opportunities are constantly evolving.

Read on for a list of our current volunteer openings. If any opportunities stand out, please mention your interest when filling out our application form.

Nothing seems like the right fit at this time? Please check back soon! (You can also let us know your availabilities, skills & strengths and we will keep you in mind for the future.)


Greeters welcome participants as they come in for meals and food baskets, ensure a smooth flow between the waiting area and registration stations, and provide information about resources and events.

Required skills: Bilingual English and French, comfortable dealing with the public, ability to stand for 2-3 hours at a time.

Shifts needed: Tuesdays 4:30pm-7pm



Intake volunteers are responsible for processing participants’ information during service hours. They are responsible for verifying participants’ eligibility for food baskets and registering them in our database.

Required skills: bilingual English and French, basic computer skills, excellent interpersonal skills.

Shifts needed: Fridays 9:45am-12pm or 12pm-2pm


Food Skills Programming – Summer 2019

The Depot is looking for volunteers to help in its various cooking activities this summer. Activities include:
-our popular smoothie, salad and sushi activities in day camps
-preparation of meals and snacks for NDG campers
-picnics with families in NDG parks

Required skills: must enjoy working with children

Shifts needed:
Activities in day camps: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays – morning to early afternoon (variable)
Preparation of snacks: Monday and Wednesday from 4pm-7pm
Picnic: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-7:30pm

Home Deliveries

Home delivery volunteers deliver groceries to participants who cannot come to the Depot to pick up a food basket themselves.

Desired skills: must have a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, reasonable physical mobility, interpersonal skills.

Shifts needed: every 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of the month, from 12:30-4pm.