Distribution volunteers work together to directly provide healthy food to clients. It is a highly rewarding role that provides weekly assistance to individuals, couples and families in need.

Locations:
  • 8345 Winston Street, Burnaby – Indoor site
  • 613 Queens Ave, New Westminster – Indoor site
  • 3454 lougheed hwy, Vancouver – Indoor site
Shift Times:
  • Burnaby –  Friday to Saturday; shifts are 4.5 to 8 hours in length
  • New Westminster – Wednesday; shifts are 4 to 7.5 hours in length
  • Vancouver – Tuesday to Saturday; shifts are 4 to 7.5 hours in length
Responsibilities:
  • Distributing a specific allotment of food to each client
  • Assisting staff and volunteers in welcoming clients, explaining what food is available and creating a safe environment
  • Ensuring the distribution site is clean
  • Assisting the team with restocking stations and breaking down cardboard
  • Setting up and taking down the site materials (tables, signage, product, etc.)
  • Completing other tasks as needed
Requirements:
  • At least 18 years old
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to follow directions and work in a team environment
  • Ability to stand outside for an extended period of time
  • Ability to bend, twist, and lift a maximum of 30 lbs; accommodations can be discussed
  • Front-line, retail, or customer service experience is an asset
  • Ability to speak multiple languages is an asset. Please let staff know onsite.