Want to get involved with the largest food bank in Canada?

By volunteering your time, you will help make a significant difference in the fight against hunger. We welcome volunteers on an individual, corporate or group basis, whether for half and full days, or several times a year.

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  • Group volunteering

Come and enjoy a one-of-a-kind, dynamic and valuable group experience at Moisson Montréal!

  • Individual volunteering

Come help us with sorting foodstuffs, cooking, cleaning, administrative work, etc. Work schedules are from Monday to Thursday between 8 am and 3:30 pm, and Fridays between 8 am and 11:30 am.

You can also get involved within the framework of:

  • Unpaid internships
  • Social integration programs
  • Compensatory or community jobs

 

For more information about volunteering at Moisson Montréal,call514 344-4494, extension 253, or send an e-mail to benevolat@moissonmontreal.org.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the minimum age required to do volunteer work at Moisson Montréal?

12 years old, and you must be accompanied by an adult. People aged 16 years and over can come alone.

Are you open on evenings or weekends?

Yes, for special events. Contact us for more information.

What are your hours of operation?

From Monday to Thursday between 8 am and 3:30 pm, and Friday from 8 am to 11:30 am. We are closed on statutory holidays except for special events.

I am asked to do volunteer work for school; can I do some at Moisson Montréal?

Yes, as long as you are at least 12 years old and accompanied by an adult. If you are 16 years or older, you can come alone.

We would like to do volunteer work with work colleagues, family members, friends, etc. Is that possible?

Yes. Contact us for more information.

Is Moisson Montréal easily accessible by public transportation?

Yes. Several bus lines pass by our offices, including those who leave from the Crémazie and du Collège metro stations.

Can I work half-days?

Yes.

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:30AM to 3PM /OR from 8:30AM to noon / OR 12:30PM to 3PM
  • Fridays: 8:30AM to 11:30AM
  • Closed evenings and weekends.
Can I come when I want?

You decide on your schedule. However, we ask that you fulfill your commitment so that we can plan the work.

Is the work physically demanding?

There are several types of tasks. Some are more physically demanding than others. We respect people’s limitations.

Do you refund transportation fees?

We have a transportation fee reimbursement program based on your attendance at Moisson Montréal and your financial situation. We can give you more information on-site.

Do you provide grocery baskets?

Moisson Montréal’s mission consists in providing food to accredited organizations. If you are in need of food aid, we will gladly refer you to your neighbourhood agencies.

How do I need to dress to volunteer?

Considering that volunteer work at Moisson Montréal mainly takes place in the warehouse, we required that you wear steel-toed boots or shoes, a short sleeve shirt (summer) or a long sleeve shirt (winter).

Do you provide a lunch meal?

We offer a lunch meal to volunteers who spend an entire day at Moisson Montréal. We also offer a late-morning snack.

Why should I choose Moisson Montréal instead of another organization?

Moisson Montréal provides a respectful and cheerful work environment. It is a great place for re-entering the work market. To thank our volunteers for their help, we organize activities for them throughout the year.

Do you have a parking lot?

Yes. It is free to park here.

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