Every year we need volunteers to help our Christmas basket distribution. Please check back in late November for volunteer opportunities!

Who can volunteer?

Participants must be 16 years of age or older due to safety requirements. Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate children.

Role: Receiving/Set up/Clean up

Typical tasks involved:

  • Unloading goods and groceries from trucks
  • Loading goods and groceries onto shelves
  • Sweeping, wiping, general cleaning
  • Sorting goods

Volunteers should be able-bodied and able to lift up to 30 lbs.

Role: Packing baskets

Typical tasks involved:

  • Moving goods from storage area to working area
  • Sorting and counting goods to place into baskets
  • Labelling completed baskets
Volunteers should be able to carry 10 lbs.
Other information

The working area can get cold due to loading doors being left open. Please dress warmly, including hat and gloves.

The working area is warehouse-style; please dress appropriately (i.e. don't wear your Sunday best).

Wear steel toed shoes/boots if you have your own.

Washroom is available on-site, but there is no use of kitchen facilities.

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