You want to get involved at Moisson Montréal?

Become a volunteer at
Canada’s largest food bank.

Volunteering in teams or individualy explainations

Contact us to benevolat@moissonmontreal.org

We invite you to consult the frequently asked questions below. 

 


 

 

 

 

Have special measures been taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Answer: Yes.

Sanitary rules

  • Wearing a mask is mandatory for all persons present on Moisson Montréal’s premises.
  • You must put on your mask before entering.
  • You must fill out the Declaration: Travel Outside the Country & Symptoms form by entering
  • The social distance of 2 meters is mandatory.
  • Frequent hand washing is mandatory

Special measures for volunteers

Workspace

  • In order to respect the social distance of 2 meters, each work platform is reduced to a maximum of 10 people.

Dinner and break

  • In order to respect the social distance of 2 meters, the break and the dinner are spread over two schedules
  • You take your 15-minute break either at 9:45 or 10:30. (the Volunteer Activities Coordinator informed the teams of the time when they can take their break)
  • You take your 45-minute dinner, either at 11:30 or 12:15. (the Volunteer Activities Coordinator informed the teams of the time when they can take their break)

Cafeteria

  • Only two people are allowed to sit at each table.
  • Respect the floor markings for entering and leaving the cafeteria.

Special measures for the organizations

Waiting area while waiting to be called by the Moisson employee

  • 5 chairs were placed two metres apart each.
  • You must not move these chairs.

Refrigerators for distribution

  • Only 3 organisms can be in the refrigerator at the same time.
  • Only 6 people (including Moisson employees) can be in the fridges at the same time.

Respect the floor markings

  • In order to maintain a distance of 2 meters between each person, you must follow the ground markings.
  • The blue arrows indicate the direction of entry.
  • The red arrows indicate the direction to exit

Special measures for food suppliers

Reception cage

  • Only one person at a time may be present in the entrance cage.

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

The minimum age is twelve (12) years old.

Youth between the ages of twelve (12) and fifteen (15) must be accompanied by an adult.

From sixteen (16) years of age, the presence of an adult is optional.

A ratio of ten (10) youths between twelve (12) and fifteen (15) years of age per adult must be respected.

What are your hours of operation?
  • Monday to Thursday between 8 am and 3:30 pm.
  • Friday from 8 am to 11:30 am.
  • We are closed on the weekends.
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 : benevolat@moissonmontreal.org

Is Moisson Montréal easily accessible by public transportation?

Buses 100 and 460 west from the Crémazie metro station and buses 202 and 460 west from du Collège metro station come to our doors.  There is a bus stop located at the corner of Hickmore and Côte-de-Liesse.

As an individual volunteer, can I come whenever I want?

In order to plan the organization of our work platforms, you must make an appointment with us at least seventy-two (72) hours in advance when you wish to come and volunteer.  You must contact us at benevolat@moissonmontreal.org.  Before coming, make sure you have received written confirmation from a member of our team to determine the date of your visit.

Is the work physically demanding?

The work is mainly done standing and may require lifting boxes.  The ambient temperature varies between 4 and 18 degrees Celsius.

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 need food assistance, we invite you to contact 211 to be put in touch with your neighbourhood organizations.

How do I need to dress to volunteer?

Long pants are required and closed shoes are mandatory.  It will be our pleasure to lend you protective toes if you do not have safety shoes. In the latter case, a sport shoe will be required.

Please note that jewellery is prohibited in the warehouse.

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.

To register or for more informations:
benevolat@moissonmontreal.org

 

 

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