Feb 23, 2023

Community Researchers Needed for Annual Who’s Hungry Report

Research volunteers are needed to administer surveys with food bank clients about their experiences with food insecurity and poverty in Toronto.

The results of this survey inform Daily Bread Food Bank and North York Harvest’s annual Who’s Hungry report and help advocate for solutions to end hunger and poverty in our city.  

We are looking for volunteers to conduct surveys at food bank sites throughout Toronto from March to May 2023. In this role, volunteers can expect to learn research best practices, receive training on conducting our survey, and gain experience in the field.


  • Attend a two-hour virtual training session  
  • Conduct one-on-one surveys in-person with food bank clients on a range of issues  
  • Commit to a minimum of 3 shifts (each shift lasts 2-4 hours) 

Skills / Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Fluent in English. Fluency in at least one additional language is an asset (Russian, Arabic, Mandarin, French, Spanish, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Ukrainian). Previous experience with translation/interpretation is an asset.  
  • Previous experience conducting community-based research or front-line service delivery is an asset  
  • Ability to use own mobile device to conduct surveys also an asset

How to Apply:

If you are interested, please email Muhammad Shuvra at [email protected] by March 15, 2023.

Let him know why you are interested in the role, your availability, areas of the city you are willing to travel to, any additional languages you know, and your level of fluency.

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