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Group Volunteering

Warehouse Food Sort

Group Food Sort

Food sorts are a unique opportunity for groups to help coordinate Second Harvest food donations for delivery to our community partners. Your team will have the opportunity to learn about the impact of community involvement while ensuring our partners receive their vital donations. Group food good sorts are reserved for companies that support our work through a minimum contribution of $500.00 or $1,000.00 gift in kind/service value within the last calendar year.

Shifts: Mondays - Thursdays 9:30am - 11:30am or 1:00pm - 3:00pm, or select Fridays 9:30am - 11:30am

Requirements: 5-20 people per shift, 16+ years of age

Location: Second Harvest Warehouse 120 The East Mall, Etobicoke

If you would like to volunteer your group for a sort, please email Leaura Hunt, Volunteer Program Coordinator, at leaurah@secondharvest.ca.

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Community and Special Events

Help champion the work we do by representing us at a variety of community events. Promote Second Harvest and food rescue
awareness, assist with fundraising by collecting donations, selling tickets, or promoting bidding at silent auction tables. Training is provided.

Location: Various locations across GTA

Feeding our future

Feeding Our Future

In 2022, volunteers helped us pack over 16,000 food and resource kits for children and youth in neighbourhoods facing food insecurity. From July to August, volunteers bring their enthusiasm and collaborative spirit to work together and help curb summer hunger. Join us to help feed our future.

Shifts: Monday – Friday 8:15AM – 11:15AM

Requirements: 10 volunteers per shift, 16+ years of age

Location: Second Harvest Warehouse 120 The East Mall, Etobicoke

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Truck Pull Challenge

The Truck Pull Challenge pits corporate teams against each other in a feat of strength – pulling a Second Harvest truck across the square. Volunteers are needed in September for a variety of roles.

Location: Nathan Phillips Square

Corporate Partnerships

To learn about more ways to partner with Second Harvest, please visit our Corporate Partnerships page.

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