Edmonton Food Bank

Volunteer Opportunities

In 2013 more than 45,600 volunteer hours were donated to Edmonton’s Food Bank

Thank you Volunteers!


Whether it is sorting some donated food, packing hampers, driving a truck or sweeping the floor, volunteers are the heart beat of the warehouse.
Opportunities are available for individuals over 14 years and groups of up to 10.

Client Services

Volunteer your time accepting calls from clients. Volunteers are asked to commit to a 4 hour per week schedule for a 6 month period. Skills required include excellent communication, basic computer skills and experience dealing with clients in crisis. Training and support is provided.

Special Events

Every year more than 1,100 special events are held in our community in support of Edmonton’s Food Bank. There are opportunities for individuals or groups of all ages to support our work through these special events. Duties often include accepting food and monetary donations, loading trucks, performing as Fill-Up our mascot and more. Annual events that require Special Event volunteers include: Heritage Festival, Stuff-A-Bus, Tackle Hunger, and many more.

If you are interested in volunteering with Edmonton’s Food Bank, please phone Judy at 780.425.2133.

The Board of Edmonton’s Food Bank acknowledges and supports the vital role of volunteers in achieving its purpose and mission. Edmonton’s Food Bank demonstrates its commitment to engaging and supporting its volunteers in a meaningful and responsible way by adopting the standards outlined in the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement.

That the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement be adopted by Edmonton’s Food Bank as an integral part of operational practice, to make known to every employee and volunteer, and to be made readily available to every staff member and volunteer for consistent reference and consultation.

October 2012