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WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND HELP FIGHT FOOD INSECURITY?
VOLUNTEER WITH THE LARGEST FOOD BANK IN CANADA.

 

Do you have questions about volunteering at Moisson Montreal?
Read our Frequently Asked Questions

 

Nothing could be easier with two types of volunteering opportunities available to you: 



Individual volunteering

It’s the perfect opportunity to socialize and spread some joy. Volunteering on an individual basis allows you, among other things, to meet and interact with new people, improve your resume, and boost your self-esteem.

Come and make a difference … on a regular or occasional basis!

Team volunteering

What better way to develop good team building?

It’s a great way to strengthen ties with your colleagues, schoolmates, or friends. Come and enjoy a team sharing experience while volunteering for a day at Moisson Montréal.


Meals and snacks provided

To thank you for your commitment, you will have the pleasure of tasting the delicious cuisine of our chef, Aziz. We offer a complimentary lunch to volunteers who spend a full day with us as well as a snack during the morning break.

Lend a hand and open your heart to make a real difference!

 

If you want to know what a typical day of volunteering is like, follow Debbie Lynch-White at Moisson Montréal:

 



“Our regular volunteer commitment at Moisson Montréal to help people in need has been an enriching human experience while allowing us to be part of a large and stimulating family
dedicated to the cause of food insecurity. Moisson Montréal is like a bee hive where everyone in their own way is committed to doing good, while producing nectar in the form of happiness.”

– Sylvie Léveillé & Raymond Corbeil

“I love volunteering at Moisson Montréal. To be able to contribute to the massive effort involved in distributing food to so many organizations is something I am very proud of. The experience has given me so much in ways I could never have imagined. As a volunteer, I always feel appreciated and that is a big part of the success of Moisson Montréal.”

– Jill Saltzman

“For me, volunteering is not an obligation, but rather a privilege.There is no greater satisfaction than giving the greatest gift a person can receive: hope. I encourage everyone to become a volunteer. The feeling is indescribable.”

Stéphane Bolduc
Manager, Operations Reporting
Rogers Communications


F.A.Q.

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 five (5) youths between twelve (12) and fifteen (15) years of age per adult must be respected

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am and 3:00 pm.
  • Friday: 8:30 am to 11:30 am.
  • We are closed on evenings and on the weekends.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Yes. It is free to park here.

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