Mission Food Bank Volunteers

St. Joseph’s Mission Food Bank is looking for food bank volunteers to help supply nourishing food to our community and the encompassing areas. With soaring prices, more and more people are facing the challenge of providing for themselves and their families. St. Joseph’s believes that everyone should have access to wholesome food, regardless of their income. Volunteering not only feeds those in need but is also an opportunity to build a stronger community.


Volunteer Activities

Here are some of the tasks you can expect when volunteering at the St. Joseph’s Mission Food Bank:

  • Sorting, weighing and cleaning fresh food for storage and distribution
  • Packing food hampers for biweekly dispersal
  • Sorting and boxing donated items
  • Restocking or repackaging grocery items in our distribution area
  • Helping to distribute perishable and non-perishable food items to clients

We are also looking for volunteers for the following:

  • Fundraising Events
  • People to help stock and organize Tuesday and Wednesday mornings
  • On-call drivers to do pick-ups with the refrigeration truck
  • Sponsoring families in need

Benefits of being a Volunteer

There are many mental and physical rewards for volunteering at your community food bank. If you have been thinking of becoming a food bank volunteer, but haven’t yet, here are some reasons to help you decide:

  • ZThe chance to give back and make a difference in your community
  • ZProvides new experiences and builds new skills
  • ZInvolves physically activity
  • ZHelps you to step out of your comfort zone, to make new friends and create new opportunities
  • ZVolunteering looks great on your resume. It shows ambition, social responsibility and dedication
  • ZProvides a feeling of satisfaction, confidence and self-worth

When you volunteer you are helping others and also helping yourself. Volunteering can help to alleviate stress, anger and anxiety. Caring for and working alongside others can have a great impact on your general mental and emotional well-being.

If you can volunteer your time towards the Mission food bank, please contact:

Sandra Cascaden
Food Bank Manager

778-536-FOOD or 778-536-3663

Or use the form below

St. Joseph's Food Bank

St. Joseph’s Food Bank is the official registered food bank for Mission, BC. We are a member of Food Bank BC and registered as a service provider by Food Banks Canada.

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St. Joseph’s Food Bank is supported by community members, business and service organizations as well as the Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver and the District of Mission.

Donations can be dropped off 9am – 12pm 7 days a week.

Food Bank Hours

St. Joseph’s Food Bank distributes food every 2nd Wednesday & Thursday of the month from 9:00am – noon

32600 7th Avenue
Mission, BC V2V 2B9

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