Volunteering as an Individual

To sign up to volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Application Form. If you have any questions, email Ashley Ferguson at ashleyf@secondharvest.ca or call 416.408.2594.

 

Gluten Free Expo - Food Collection     Sunday May 4th, 2014

Volunteers are needed to help collect food from the vendors for Second Harvest.  Volunteers will also help with sorting, packaging and loading the food onto our truck. 

The Metro Toronto Convention Center -  South, 222 Bremner Blvd. (South Building)
Shift: 3:30pm-6:30pm

 

Spring Chicken     May 24th-29th, 2014

Volunteers will greet customers and help promote donating to Second Harvest through vouchers at the cash registers.

Shifts: Weekdays 4:30pm-6:30pm; Saturday-Sunday 11:30am-1:30pm & 1:30pm-3:30pm

List of participating Longo's Stores

 

Toronto Taste    Sunday June 8th, 2014

Over 400 volunteers are needed on the weekend of the event for set-up, tear down, silent auction, crowd control, food serving and to help with the event execution in various capacities.

Corus Quay & Sugar Beach
Shifts: Various shifts throughout the weekend, Saturday June 7th & Sunday June 8th

List of volunteer positions available

 


Ongoing Opportunities

Driver's Assistants

Volunteers in this position help our drivers make pick-ups from our food donors by loading donated food onto the trucks, as well as deliver food to community agencies in Toronto.

Shifts: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. (All shifts start and end at Second Harvest.)

Requirements: Minimum of 16 years of age and must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.

Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of a 3-month placement with 2-3 shifts per month.

 

Warehouse Assistants

Warehouse assistants help to sort and pack donated food into boxes, helping to get it ready to go out to our agencies. Volunteers also help to sweep and clean the warehouse.

Shifts: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Requirements: Minimum of 16 years of age and must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.

Where: Second Harvest, 1450 Lodestar Rd., Toronto

Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of a 3-month placement with 1 shift per week.

 

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