Calling all volunteers!

Do you want to give back to your community and have a blast doing it?

See below for volunteer opportunities we have available and contact Lisa Anderson at lisa@northyorkharvest.com or 416-635-7771 ext. 29 for more information.

Winter Food Drive 

Working on our Trucks

Assisting our drivers pick up donated food from grocery stores and fire halls. Volunteers are asked to work 4 hours per shift.

Saturday December 15 – 10am to 3pm

Sunday December 16 – 10am to 3pm

Saturday December 22 – 10am to 3pm

Sunday December 23 – 10am to 3pm


Gardening Volunteer

Garden volunteers are responsible for caring for Lawrence Height’s community gardens by assisting with, planting, weeding, harvesting, etc.

Learn More

Telemarketing Volunteer

Work with the Development Department to:
Telephone existing donors to thank them
Telephone prospective donors to ask for financial donations
Assist with mailings (campaigns, tax receipts, thank you letters)

Learn More

Working on our Trucks

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Driving Assistants

We need some volunteers who can spend a day with our drivers.  See first hand where our food comes from and where it goes.

Monday, 9am to 2pm
Tuesday, 9am to 2pm
Wednesday, 9am to 2pm
Thursday, 9am to 2pm

Food Sorters

Monday, 9am to noon and /or 1pm to 3pm
Tuesday, 9am to noon and/or 1pm to 3pm
Wednesday, 9am to noon and/or 1pm to 3pm
Thursday, 9am to noon and/or 1pm to 3pm
Friday, 10am to noon and/or 1pm to 3pm


img_4541Food Bank Volunteers

Lawrence Heights Community Food Bank:
We need volunteers to receive food orders and to stock shelves.
Tuesday, 8am to noon or 1pm to 3:30pm

Room to Grow Food Bank (Kipling/The Westway area) 

Tuesday 9am-11:30am

Wednesday 9am – 11am

Thursday 9am – 11:30am

Weston Area Emergency Support (WAES)

Tuesday 9am-11am

Friday 9am-11am

St Vincent de Paul Food Bank (640 Glenholme Ave) is in need of volunteers twice per month to help unload groceries from the truck (typically the second and fourth Thursdays of the month).

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