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Volunteer Information

Thanks for your interest in volunteering with the Surrey Food bank. The Surrey Food Bank always needs volunteers who are motivated, hard-working and have the desire help and provide services to our clients.

New Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently looking for volunteers to sort food and drive. Please let us know if you have 4 hours to give on a weekly basis. We are looking for people 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Please contact volunteers@surreyfoodbank.org if you want to make a difference in the lives of many.

We are currently in need of volunteers for the following positions:

  • Tiny Bundles distribution room (Thursdays & Fridays)
  • Client registration (Mondays & Thursdays)
  • Volunteers to sort donations (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays)
  • Volunteers to distribute food to clients (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays)

If these positions are of interest to you, please complete our online volunteer application.

Please keep in mind:

  • Unless otherwise stated our normal volunteer hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
  • You must be 16+ to volunteer
  • Unless otherwise stated, you must be able to commit to one day a week for a three month period
  • A criminal record check will be required.

Our normal volunteer positions include:

  • Client Registration
  • Sort
  • Food line distribution
  • Warehouse Assistant
  • Hamper To Your Home drivers & swampers
  • Special Events

Application Process (You must be at least 16 years old to apply)

Apply for our volunteer positions now!

School or Youth Group Opportunities

Are you looking to engage your students with a life changing day at the Food Bank?

Are you looking to have a unique team building experience that also allows your students and staff to give back to the community?

At the Surrey Food Bank we have developed a volunteer program unlike any other in the Lower Mainland. Our program offers unique team building activities that allow your students and staff to work together with a wide variety of individuals while giving a hand up to our low-income neighbours.

To learn more about our school or youth group volunteer opportunities, please contact our Manager of Volunteer Resources by email or call (604) 581-5443.

Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking to engage your staff team with a life changing day at the Food Bank?

Are you looking to have a unique team building experience that also allows your company and staff to give back to the community?

At the Surrey Food Bank we have developed a volunteer program unlike any other in the Lower Mainland. Our program offers unique team building activities that allow your staff to work together with a wide variety of individuals while giving a hand up to our low-income neighbours.

To learn more about our corporate volunteer opportunities, please contact our Manager of Volunteer Resources by email or call (604) 581-5443.

Special Event Volunteers

The Surrey Food Bank relies on third party events to raise food and funds throughout the year. This means that we need passionate, outgoing volunteers to help us raise awareness and foster involvement within our community.

These events range from community festivals, parades, concerts or local food drives.

During special events, shifts vary depending on the event.

For a list of volunteer opportunities and to register, please contact our Manager of Volunteer Resources by email or call (604) 581-5443.

Check out our Events page to see how you can get involved!