About Volunteering

Together, volunteers donated about 95,000 hours of time last year – the equivalent of about 50 full-time staff.  We could not provide support to 26,500 people each week without our amazing volunteers.

Volunteer Requirements

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


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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Our Volunteers

Every year, thousands of volunteers generously donate their time, energy and passion to the Food Bank.  We celebrate the contributions of some of our many volunteers and what inspires and motivates them.

Volunteer Stories