Volunteer

Strathcona Food Bank is staffed entirely by our more than 150 amazing volunteers who contributed 22,420 hours of their time in 2019 to ensure our operations ran smoothly.  

If you are interested in volunteering and becoming part of our team, please email us at strathconafoodbank@shaw.ca or call 780-449-6413 

DRIVERS/PACKERS

Strathcona Food Bank operates a 16 ft. cube van and our Drivers\Packers pack, collect and deliver donations from grocery stores and businesses early each morning. They also collect from churches, schools and businesses during food drives.

Drivers are subject to a Driver’s Abstract, obtained by the Food Bank, and must carry a valid Class 5 driver’s license.  Applicants will train with regular drivers/packers. Minimum age 25 years.

Driving hours of operation:

Monday – Friday  7:00 am -10:30 am

*Occasionally, additional hours are required.

IN-HOUSE VOLUNTEERS

Our in-house volunteers carry out a variety of tasks, including answering telephones/taking applications, sorting donations, repackaging food, building food hampers, stocking shelves and organizing and cleaning the warehouse.  Applicants will train with one of our experienced volunteers after which a regular weekly shift would be assigned. Minimum age 18 years.

We have 2 shifts available, Monday – Friday

1)  9:00 am – noon

2)  1:00 pm – 4 pm

Thank you for giving some of your valuable time to assist those in need!