Volunteers are still needed for upcoming opportunities. Expect a delay in getting connected. Read more here.

Help is needed: Mask Sewing

People in your neighbourhood need your help.

GO
You can volunteer online.

Find virtual opportunities you can do from home.

GO
Activities involved
Community Outreach Driving
Requirements:
  • Other
Languages Needed:

Various languages needed such as Spanish, Arabic, Tagalog, Amharic

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth
New Listing
COVID-19 Support

Volunteer Delivery Drivers delivering food hampers to households within Calgary, AB

8831 Fairmount Drive SE, Calgary, AB, T2H 0Z4 [map]
2-4 hours / daily
Ongoing preferred
Help support households in Calgary encountering food insecurity.

Immediate need for volunteer food hamper delivery drivers.

 We are supporting different organizations that deliver food hampers to households.

 This program on an as-needed basis, and volunteers can self-schedule online.  

COVID-19 

-COVID-19 no contact protocols will be in place whenever possible and volunteers will be expected to wear cloth face coverings/masks when in close proximity to others, when driving their vehicle if hamper items are within the passenger compartment, and volunteers must have personal hand sanitizer within their vehicles,  and  abide by all protocols for everyone's safety. (hand sanitizer available if need be)


Police Information and Vulnerable Sector checks (PIC) no older than 6 months old are mandatory.   City of Calgary Police PIC applications are applied for and processed online. Once volunteers are accepted to this program, we will provide guidance on obtaining a no-cost PIC.  

GENERAL INFORMATION:
All delivery locations change daily but essentially most deliveries will be east of Deerfoot Trail.
Additional Details & Skills Required
No training required.

Must have the physical ability to  lift and carry a week's worth of groceries per household to the entrance of a residence.  Larger households will have a lot more groceries to transport.  General practice is for volunteers to deliver to more than one household at a time.

Preference is to recruit volunteers whom have a personal cell phone that has the ability to take photos and send photos via email when required.
Certification or Education Required
Proof of valid Drivers' License and a vehicle with current registration is required.

Police Information Check that is less than 6 months old.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Personal feel-good benefit: you will be helping out some of the more vulnerable households within Calgary.  

Relationship building: there is the potential to develop a longer-term connection with members of your community, and regular delivery recipients.

Skill set building for resumes:  Empathy, communication, critical thinking, relationship building.

Volunteering looks great on resumes!
Activities involved
Community Outreach Driving
Requirements:
  • Other
Languages Needed:

Various languages needed such as Spanish, Arabic, Tagalog, Amharic

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth