The work of Harvest Project depends on the generous volunteer efforts of individuals from across the North Shore. Bring your hands, heart and creative skills to your volunteering. Your contribution will change the lives of those visiting Harvest Project seeking a hand up. A number of volunteer roles are available, particularly in our Grocery Depot and Kitchen. We are currently recruiting for:

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If you enjoy working with people and have an eye for organizing our Grocery Depot needs you! We are currently recruiting volunteers for morning and afternoon shifts. Interested candidates are invited to apply via the form below. Must be able to lift 25lb.

Enjoy cooking and have a passion for reducing food waste? Our dynamic kitchen team is looking for support to prepare daily lunches and assist with food re-purposing. Available shifts are Tuesday or Thursdays (10AM-2PM).

Volunteers in this rewarding role are visible representatives of Harvest Project, visiting homes and businesses to deliver groceries and pick up donations. A clean driving record and strong communication skills are required. Must be able to lift 25 lb.

If you enjoy manual work and have an eye for organizing please submit your application via the form below. Volunteers in this role enjoy manual work, including lifting, carrying and climbing ladders, maintaining food inventories with some interaction with the public. Must be able to lift 25lb.

CLIENT CARE PARTNERS – Here is a link with a description of this position VOLUNTEER Client Care Partner

Below is a complete list of volunteer roles at Harvest Project. Please note that we receive many more requests to participate in the amazing volunteer experience at Harvest Project than we are able to accommodate. If you are interested in one of these volunteer roles, please complete the form in the link below. All inquiries will be added to our database and qualified applicants may be contacted to begin screening prior to new opportunities becoming available. Here are all volunteer opportunities:

  • Admin/ Data Entry– Review and enter program data and information into data base.
  • IT Support– Provide IT and systems support and guidance.
  • Client Care Partner– Meet one-on-one with clients to provide support, information, referrals and to assist with goal setting.
  • Grocery Depot- Assist clients with their food hampers, restock shelves.
  • Kitchen Assistant – Help prepare lunches for volunteers on site.
  • Driver/ Driver’s Assistant– Deliver food hampers and pick up donations.
  • Fundraising – Speak with business and community leaders to describe the needs and impact of our programs.
  • Reception – Welcome visitors and clients. Receive and direct telephone calls and emails.
  • Warehouse- Receive, sort and store donated goods.
  • Special Event Volunteers (Short Term): A group from your organization can volunteer as a team to represent Harvest Project at a community event or inside Harvest Project. Grow your team-spirit while you give back to your community.

We ask that most volunteers commit to a weekly four-hour shift for a minimum of three months (exceptions can be made). Also, we welcome groups or teams from organizations for single-occasion volunteering.

To Submit Your Volunteer Inquiry please complete this online form. Please note, personal information is collected and used for the purpose of administering the Harvest Project volunteer program. Harvest Project is committed to protecting the personal information it collects and adheres to legislated privacy requirements defined by the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). The completion of this Volunteer Inquiry form indicates informed consent to receiving email messages. If you wish to stop receiving e-mail messages, please inform the Volunteer Manager and/or click the unsubscribe link on our newsletter.

For questions regarding the collection of Personal Information and receipt of electronic messages please contact: Wendy Hiebert, Privacy Officer at: WendyH@HarvestProject.org.