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Community Gardener Volunteer

The Community Gardener Volunteer will assist the Food Bank in maintaining the 10 community plots that sit behind the Food Bank building to produce and harvest fresh produce.  The produce grown from these community garden plots are distributed to users of the Food Bank.


To be successful in this position, volunteers should:
  • Be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Have an ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.
  • Possess the ability to take direction well and to multitask.
  • Conduct oneself with sensitivity to client needs at all times.
  • Possess an awareness and understanding of poverty and homelessness related issues.

Time Commitment:

Volunteers can donate their time 1-2 days per week for 2-4 hours in lengths.  Shifts are determined in consultation with the Program Manager of the Sources Food Banks.

Benefits to this position:

Volunteers with the Food Bank have the rewarding opportunity of directly effecting individuals in need in the community by assisting in the receiving, and distribution of fresh food.  By harvesting in our own backyard, volunteers are able to increase the community’s access to fresh produce and thus increase healthy eating.  Volunteers gain satisfaction in being part of such a critical and essential service with such far reaching significant impacts.

If you are interested in more information about this opportunity or other volunteer positions with Sources, please contact Volunteer Services volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca or at 604-542-4357.


Want to apply?

Please download and complete the below Forms and return In Person to Sources Volunteer Services office at 882 Maple St., White Rock, OR Email to volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca, citing the Volunteer Position.

Forms

  1. Volunteer Intake Form
  2. Confidentiality Statement
  3. Reference Check
  4. Emergency Contact Information

If you are interested in more information about this opportunity or other volunteer positions with Sources, please contact Volunteer Services at volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca or 604-542-4357.