Volunteers will be part of the food preservation process from start to finish. We are looking for individuals who can support weekly, complete tasks independently, and have a passion for food! 

Location: 8345 Winston Street, Burnaby 

Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing workstation (sanitize and get the equipment needed, knives and cutting board, compost bin, etc.). 
  • Researching items before dehydration and following appropriate temperatures and sizing based book provided. 
  • Washing and processing products (chop/slice and lay out on tray). 
  • Turning on the dehydrator – setting the timer and documenting it in the logbook. 
  • Cleaning up the station and composting waste. 
  • Removing products and bagging (use scale) and labeling accordingly (date/product/bbd). 
  • Cleaning and sanitizing dehydrator racks and other items as needed. 

 

Requirements:  

  • At least 18 years old. 
  • Food Safe Level 1 certificate is required.  
  • Ability to stand for 3 hours.  
  • General knife skills 
  • Ability to follow directions and work independently.  
  • Ability to bend, twist, and lift up to 40 lbs.  

Shift times: Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 3-hour shifts 

Commitment: Weekly commitment for 4 months