UBC FARM MARKET
The UBC Farm Market is back for another season, starting Saturday, June 22nd. This weekly event is made possible by a diverse and dedicated group of volunteers. If you are passionate about local, organic food and want to help us share our harvest with the community, then join the Market Crew! Orientations are happening now, so sign up on our volunteer site today. Please note, in order to volunteer at the market you must attend a Market Orientation. Our next orientation is July 13th. Once you have attended the orientation, you will then be able to access the Market Crew shifts. Have any questions? Then email firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to welcoming a new crop of volunteers soon!
KIWASSA NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE’S FOOD PROGRAM
We are looking for volunteers to assist in food preparation, cooking and serving as well as cleaning and organizing the kitchen and other tasks as necessary. The food program serves healthy and nutritious meals to our program participants and caters for various events that take place within the neighbourhood house. The times for volunteering are flexible and structured within various shifts starting from 7:30am to 2:30pm on any day that you are available Monday to Friday. The position would be good for a community minded person who is reliable, enjoys cooking or would like to learn more about the food industry in a diverse and multicultural settings. The person will get the chance to help make healthy food available to families and gain work experience. Upon completion of three months of commitment, additional training may be provided (Food Safe training, resume writing, interview skills etc). Immediate training will be provided through orientation, basic food skills, meal preparation, and exposure to various languages and culture. Speaking in English required; Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Spanish or any other second language is an asset.
For more info and if interested, please contact Meseret Taye at 604-254-5401 ext. 212 or email email@example.com.
GRANDVIEW WOODLAND FOOD CONNECTION
The Grandview Woodlands Food Connection is a grassroots food security group supporting residents to access healthy and affordable food. We are developing a number of community based food initiatives, including community gardening, bulk buying groups, school gardens, canning workshops,community kitchens and more and are looking for individuals interested in hands-on project coordination. Check out our projects. Call Ian @ 604-718-5895
THE FOOD 2 U PROGRAM
The Food 2 U Program is a partnership between the Vancouver Food Bank and Vancouver Coastal Health. The program delivers food to homebound seniors or persons with a disability most Tuesday mornings and is looking for volunteer drivers (with their own car) and passengers. Mileage will be reimbursed for those using their vehicles. Volunteers must be able to work well with people and be physically able to lift 20-25 lb grocery bags. Familiarity with the downtown area is an asset. For further information, please contact Jan Russell at (604)301-3886.