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403.253.2059 5000 11 St SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

Warehouse Volunteering

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We could not do what we do without the 150+ caring Calgarians who give their time every day. Volunteers, you are the lifeblood of our organization!

Scroll down to see a list of volunteer opportunities we have. There is something for everyone and every schedule! 

To sign up please email Volunteer Resources or call 403-253-2059 option 2.

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

Volunteer Opportunities

Phone Room

Monday- Friday
10:30am- 1:00pm
1:00pm- 3:30pm
3:30pm – 6:00pm
6:00pm- 7:30pm
*Weekly commitment required.

We are looking for volunteers to answer the phones as clients call in for hampers. Training is provided before your first shift.

General Warehouse

Monday
4:00pm- 6:00pm or 6:00pm- 8:00pm
* Flexible shift time.

Duties may include:

  • Assisting with the general upkeep of the warehouse
  • Mopping/Cleaning warehouse floors
  • Wrapping full pallets
  • Cardboard compaction

Shuttle Van Driver

Monday – Friday
7:15am– 10:45am
10:45am– 1:45pm
1:45pm– 4:45pm
*Weekly commitment required

Each driver will be required to obtain a criminal record check as well as a drivers abstract, however all related costs will be covered by the Calgary Food Bank. Only a standard class 5 driver’s license is needed. There will be an orientation/training session (held at the Calgary Food Bank) that will include procedure and health and safety guidelines.

Volunteer Driver

Monday- Friday
10:00am- 1:00pm
* Weekly commitment preferred.

Must have a class 3 drivers license and have experience with a 3 or 5 ton truck.

Volunteers will be picking up donations throughout the city.

If interested please email Holly Robinson.

Swamper

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
6:30am- 8:30am
* Weekly Commitment Preferred.

Volunteer duties include helping unload hampers at an offsite depot. Please note we would like a weekly commitment but a volunteer does not need to commit to all 3 days.

If interested please email Holly Robinson.

Depot Volunteers- Carter Place

Carter Place
600 1st Street SE
Tuesday or Friday
9:30am-11:30am
9:30am- 11:30am
*Weekly commitment preferred.

Duties include organizing the food hampers (by adding perishables to each hamper) and distributing to clients as they come in for pick up

Please note this is an offsite volunteer opportunity.

Depot Preparation Volunteers

Tuesday – Friday
4:00pm – 5:30pm
*Weekly commitment preferred.

Volunteers will be helping to prepare hampers that will be distributed to the different depots.

Crate Washer

Friday
8:00am- 11:00am
*Weekly commitment preferred.

This role involves washing our crates through an industrial dishwasher, you will be on your feet for most of the shift and it can be a warmer environment.