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Special Events Volunteering

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The Calgary Food Bank puts on hundreds of food drives and fundraising events throughout the city every year!

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90% of our critical tasks are done by over 100 volunteers per day.

Volunteer Opportunities

November

Broxburn Vegetables Farmer’s Market Booth
Crossroads Farmer’s Market
Every Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
2 volunteers needed for each shift to sell vegetables. This is an indoor position.

December

CBC Broadcast Centre Donation Desk
CBC Broadcast Centre- 105-1000 Veteran’s Place NW
Friday Dec. 1 to Friday Dec. 22
Shifts:
Weekdays, 7:00am-11:00am; 11:00am- 3:00pm; 3:00pm-7:00pm
Weekends, 9:00am-2:00pm
Friday, Dec. 22, 7:00am-12:00pm
2 volunteers needed each shift to accept both non-perishable and monetary donations as well as write tax receipts at our donation desk!

Suncor Energy Centre Donation Desk
Suncor Energy Centre- 150 6 Ave SW (Main floor)
Dec. 4 to Friday, Dec. 8 (daily)
Monday, Dec. 11 to Friday, Dec. 15 (daily)
9:00am-11:30am & 11:30am- 3:00pm
2 volunteers needed each shift to accept both non-perishable and monetary donations as well as write tax receipts at our donation desk!

Triovest Christmas Breakfast
Canada Place-407 2 St SW
Wednesday, December 6
7:45am-10:15am
2 volunteers collecting food and monetary donations. This is an indoor event. Public parking or Calgary Transit.
Triovest Christmas Breakfast
Eau Claire- 525 3rd Ave SW
Thursday, December 7
7:45am-10:15am
2 volunteers collecting food and monetary donations. This is an indoor event. Public parking or Calgary Transit.

Amble with Angus- Calling all runners, walkers & amblers
Eau Claire Market – 202-200 Barclay Parade SW
Friday, December 8
Run start time 7:30am
$20 Registration fee and you will receive a tax receipt for $15 Join us for a fun before work run in support of the Calgary Food Bank’s Children’s Milk Program. Register at: https://calgaryfoodbank.akaraisin.com/2017Amble

Amble with Angus- Run Marshal
Eau Claire Market – 202-200 Barclay Parade SW
Friday, December 8
6:00 am- 9:00 am
30 volunteers needed help keep runners safe along the pathway.  *Note: this is an OUTDOOR volunteer opportunity.

Fifth Avenue Place Donation Desk
Fifth Avenue Place- 420 2 Street SW (+15 level)
Thursday, December 7
Friday December 8
Monday, December 11
Friday, December 15
Tuesday, December 19
Wednesday, December 20
8:30am-11:30am & 11:30am- 3:30pm
2 volunteers needed each shift/each day to accept both non-perishable and monetary donations as well as write tax receipts at our donation desk!

CDDS Smile Season – Donation Desk
Friday, December 8, 2017
7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days
Metropolitan Conference Centre 333 – 4 Ave SW
2 volunteers are needed for each shift to accept monetary donations.
Please Note: This is an indoor position. It is recommended to bring a book or activity to fill the times when CDDS guests are in seminars. Light snack will be available.
Parking: Calgary Transit is recommended. Paid Parking available at JAMES SHORT PARKADE – LOT 40 (Zone 9040) @ $24.

Norwestival
Sunday, December 10
Field 9, University District, 2 blocks east of the Children’s Hospital
shifts : 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 7:15 PM
**THIS IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT
2 volunteers needed per shift to help accept food donations, and assist donors with putting their donations in the GIANT “NW” letters. They are GIANT. End of day volunteers will also be asked to help to unload the food from the letters and put it into food donation boxes for transport back to the Food Bank.

Triovest Christmas Breakfast
Sovereign-6700 Macleod Trail SE
Tuesday, December 12
7:45am-10:15am
2 volunteers collecting food and monetary donations. This is an indoor event. Public parking or Calgary Transit.

Triovest Christmas Breakfast
Keynote- 1100 1st St SE
Wednesday, December 13th
7:45am-10:15am
2 volunteers collecting food and monetary donations. This is an indoor event. Public parking or Calgary Transit.

Triovest Christmas Breakfast
Centrium- 332 6th Ave SW
Thursday, December 14th
7:45am-10:15am
2 volunteers collecting food and monetary donations. This is an indoor event. Public parking or Calgary Transit.

CBC Homestretch Show
Ironwood – 1229 9 ave SE
Friday, December 15
2:30pm- 6:30pm
2 volunteers collecting food and monetary donations at the Ironwood where the CBC Homestretch will be broadcasting live.

Holiday TubaFest 2017
Saturday, December 16 @ TBC
TransAlta Performing Arts Studios, Stampede Park: 1302 – 6 Street SE
2 volunteers to accept donations. This will be an indoor position. TubaFest performances will be outdoors. Calgary Transit is recommended. Parking at Stampede Park – Lot 16 ($15) at volunteers expense.

Broxburn Vegetables Farmer’s Market Booth
Crossroads Farmer’s Market
Every Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
2 volunteers needed for each shift to sell vegetables. This is an indoor position.

January

There are currently no volunteer postings for January but please stay tuned as new opportunities are always popping up.

February

Casino

February 14th  & 15th
Cowboys Casino
421 12 Ave SE
February 14th
Cash Cage
11:00 am – 7:30 pm
1 General Manager/Alt
1 Banker
2 Cashier
2 Chip Runner
6:30 pm – 3:30 am
1 General Manager/Alt
1 Banker
2 Cashier
2 Chip Runner
Count Room
11:00pm – 3:30 am
1 General Manager/Alt
1 Count Room Supervisor
5 Count Room Staff
February 15th
Cash Cage
11:00 am – 7:30 pm
1 General Manager/Alt
1 Banker
2 Cashier
2 Chip Runner
6:30 pm – 3:30 am
1 General Manager/Alt
1 Banker
2 Cashier
2 Chip Runner
Count Room
11:00pm – 3:30 am
1 General Manager/Alt
1 Count Room Supervisor
5 Count Room Staff
Meal will be provided
Parking on site