About Volunteering

Together, volunteers donated about 75,000 hours of time last year – the equivalent of about 38 full-time staff.  We could not provide support to 27,000 people each week without our amazing volunteers.

Volunteer Requirements

We ask that you read through our volunteer requirements before registering to become a volunteer.


How to Volunteer

If you have read through our requirements and are interested in volunteering with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, please fill out our volunteer application and take a look at our volunteer opportunities. If you are under 19 please, please fill out a consent form and email it to Jeanne Dayton, Volunteer Program Coordinator: [email protected]

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Opportunities

Whether supporting team leads at events or helping out in our warehouse, there are many diverse opportunities to volunteer at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

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Group Food Sorts

Group food sorts help ensure that the food that comes into the Food Bank is sorted appropriately and shared with our members. Food Sorts provide groups with the opportunity for team building, along with an orientation of what we do.

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Danny Welsh Volunteer of the Year Award

The Danny Welsh Volunteer of the Year Award is an annual award presented to one volunteer who represents dedication and commitment to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.


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