Volunteer FAQ's

  1. Disposable masks are required for all staff, volunteers, and shoppers. No one can enter the building without a mask.

 

Q. What should I wear?
A. Please come in comfortable clothes, dress in layers and bring a rain jacket/sunscreen (depending on the weather) as some roles may be outside.  Closed-toe shoes are recommended at the food bank and are a requirement when volunteering at the warehouse.

Q. What is the age requirement to volunteer
A. The minimum age for volunteering is 16. High schoolers aged 16 or 17 must be accompanied by an adult who is also registered to volunteer.

Q. I need community service volunteer hours, how do I do that?
A. Contact Lisa BEFORE signing up to volunteer.  

Q. I need a record/certificate/letter, for court/employer/school, is this possible?
A. Yes, pre-approved community service hours can have a signed record of their hours.  A minimum of 48 hours is required.

Q. Can I volunteer as a driver?
A. Yes, please! We often need more drivers, these opportunities are on Monday - Thursday mornings. Drivers must be at least 25 years old (please send your availability/size of vehicle etc.).  

Q. I can’t leave the house but I want to volunteer, is there anything I can do to help?
A. Yes, please share our wish list/volunteer sign-up with family and friends.  I also have a recipe project that can be done at home. Email Lisa for more details.

Updated August 2022