Thank you for your interest in the Parkdale Food Centre. As a new volunteer you must attend a Volunteer Orientation before you begin, and anyone under 18 also needs to have their parent come to the orientation as well. To sign up for our ur next orientation please email us. At the session you will be given a tour of the Centre, learn about how we operate and be given instruction on policies and procedures; you will also learn about other volunteering opportunities in the neighbourhood from our partners.

As a volunteer you may be involved in helping with any of the following activities:

  • Welcoming and interviewing guests
  • Preparing food orders
  • Unloading deliveries
  • Sorting and packaging food
  • Stocking shelves
  • Participating in fundraising events
  • Baking
  • Serving food
  • Assisting with cooking classes
  • Serving on a committee


Eventbrite - Volunteer Orientation November

Click here to learn more about our mission and values here at the Parkdale Food Centre.
If you’re interested in volunteering, please email us at volunteers@parkdalefoodcentre.org.