Event Team Lead

About Us

The GVFB provides assistance to approximately 15,000 people monthly across Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore. We also provide food support to more than 141 community agencies such as housing agencies, women and children’s shelters, transition homes and after school programs, which in turn provide hot meals and snacks to thousands of people each week, including people who are unhoused.

Our mission is providing healthy food to those in need. Our vision is to create healthy communities through fair and effective food systems. Currently, the GVFB receives, purchases, and distributes 8 M lbs of food each year.

Position Overview

Looking for a flexible role that allows you to pick up shifts on a casual basis?

Our vibrant and community-oriented Events Team is looking to add on an additional Events Team Lead to our roster.

The Event Team Lead is a dynamic, outgoing and self-motivated individual. You will work on a casual, on-call basis executing and overseeing external GVFB Events in conjunction with volunteers and other GVFB staff. You are keen to develop relationships and enjoy stewarding the mission and vision of the GVFB. The position requires a team player with a drive for community and passion for making a difference.

Who We Are

The GVFB is a proud winner of two prestigious awards: Canada’s Top100 Employers 2022 and BC’s Top Employers 2023!

The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community.

Come and enjoy working in an inclusive, award-winning workplace!

Key Responsibilities

Personal Attributes and Core Skills

Qualifications and Experience

Physical Requirements

We are big on training and development and see this person growing within the organization as they become knowledgeable in all things GVFB!

We are actively recruiting for this position and encourage you to apply now if you are keen on this oppurtunity!


Due to high volume applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.