We have many wonderful year-round opportunities and ways to get involved here at Food4Kids Waterloo Region.

 

Depending on your availability and interest, the majority of our  work is done Monday to Friday during the daytime, however, there is a regular evening opportunity, as well as some occasional weekend events and individual ways to get involved.

Contact jenn@food4kidswr.ca for more information.

Snapshots of Our Regular Opportunities

WEEKDAYS- FOOD BAGGING “Baggers” Wednesday afternoons* Noon – 2:00 pm – (Tuesdays on short weeks) - regular food bagging as part of a team of 6-12 Working as a team bagging bulk food items for our food bags. 

EVENINGS - PACKING FOOD BAGS  Working as a team in a large food assembly line putting all the contents of our Weekend Food Bags into one bag per child. These events are booked in advance. Approx 20 people required.

Please note: Only children 9 years and older are suitable for volunteering positions and they are considered additional - not included in the total of 20.

FOOD BIN DELIVERIES – to the Schools - Weekend Program September - June Friday Mornings 9:00 – 10:00 am start (Thursdays on PA Day weeks) Takes approx. 1 – 1 ½ hrs depending on the route. Deliveries must be at the schools by 11:30 am

SPECIAL PROGRAMS: School Break Food Bin Deliveries.  We deliver bins of groceries weekly during the 12 weeks of school breaks. Many volunteers are needed to make this happen including drivers and bins packers -

 

DRIVER TEAMS: Volunteers work in teams of 2 and deliver to the families's homes throughout Waterloo Region.

BIN PACKERS & SET UP: There is a great deal of prep work, food pick up, bin packing, food delivery and set up/clean up involved in these programs. All the work is done during the days prior to the deliveries. Bins are packed in the mornings and deliveries follow to families' homes.

SPECIAL EVENT ASSISTANCE: Food4Kids Waterloo Region ambassadors attend  golf or baseball tournaments, BBQs, concerts, dances, etc. The roles and duties vary depending on the event.

COMMITTEE WORK: Food4Kids Waterloo Region Event Volunteer Committee. New members are welcome. We also have a Fundraising Committee which meets a few times a year and a volunteer Board of Directors that people can apply to as vacancies arise.

We require a Police Check if you are delivering food to our schools. Information will be provided.

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