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Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Daily Bread Food Bank!

Whether you are interested in volunteering for a day, or joining us on a regular basis, we are grateful for your support and commitment to the fight against hunger 

On-site volunteers at Daily Bread assist in the following roles: 

Food Sorting – Production Hall
Weekdays: 8:30-11:30am or 12:30-3:30pm

Help sort donated food and/or re-package bulk food items in preparation for shipping to Daily Bread member food banks in the city.

Order Picking – Warehouse
Weekdays: 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00-4:00pm

Help fulfill food orders from member agencies by picking pre-packaged food boxes from shelves and stacking them on pallets.

Kitchen Assistance
Weekdays: 8:30-11:30am or 12:30-3:30pm

Help prepare soups and casseroles for meal programs across the city, as well as our on-site Community Meal, and daily lunch service.

Community Meal Program
Thursday evenings only: 4:00-7:30pm

In this client-facing role, volunteers help with setting up, serving and clean-up for our weekly community dinner service.

New Toronto Street Food Bank
Seven days per week. Various shifts available.

In this client-facing role, volunteers assist with the operation of the food bank by packaging hampers, stock replenishment and helping clients who come to shop for food.

Administrative Roles
Weekdays: 8:30am-4:30pm

Help administrative staff by volunteering at our Welcome Centre, fundraising, finance and/or other departments.

Special Event Volunteers

Help support our seasonal food drives by registering as a Special Event volunteer. You will receive notices of our upcoming Public Food Sorts and food-raising activities that need extra volunteer support.