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.
Skills desired: Bilingual English and French, comfortable dealing with the public, ability to stand for long periods of time.
Shifts needed: Tuesdays, 1:45-4:30pm & 4:30-7pm
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.
Skills desired: bilingual English and French, basic computer skills, excellent interpersonal skills.
Shifts needed: Fridays, 9:45am-12pm & 12pm-2pm
Food Basket Distribution
Once the registration process has been completed, distribution volunteers help participants prepare food baskets and answer any questions regarding food portions and/or food items.
Skills desired: Bilingual English and French, comfortable dealing with the public, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to stand for long periods of time, reasonable physical strength.
Shifts needed: Tuesdays, 1:45-4:30pm & 4:30-7pm; Fridays, 9:45am-12pm & 12pm-2pm
Intergenerational meals are held at different subsidized senior homes in NDG. Recipes are prepared with residents and other community participants. Together, everyone enjoys the meal while conversing and learning about healthy nutrition. The volunteer is expected to socialize with participants, help with tasks (including preparation and clean-up of meal), and share the meals with others. This is a family-friendly event and children are welcome to attend with their guardian. For more information, contact Vivian Ly.
Skills desired: Good interpersonal skills in French and/or English, comfort or interest in cooking.