Tremaine Market Volunteer

(Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution)

Position ID: V-HVC0279
Last Full Update: 27 Feb 2024

Opportunity Details: Tremaine Market Volunteer


Providing rescued food and open one day a week, this market increases access to healthy fresh food for our neighbours in Halton Region. 

Shift times are Wednesdays 12:30-4:00pm, and 4:00-6:30pm

Contact Erin Vandenberg, Manager - Volunteer Services, Food for Life Canada; Phone: 905-635-1106 ext 224; Email:

Grocer: Sorting and stocking food for the market, helping neighbours

Checkout (18+): Assisting neighbours with the checkout process after their shop

Greeter (18+): Welcoming neighbours to the market, helping them as they shop

Meat/Cake Counter: Assisting neighbours with their selection of meats and baked goods while they shop

Ages 15 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of Interest Community Outreach ; Donations - Food, Fresh Items ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Guide / Greeter ; Life Skills Support ; Newcomer Assistance
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length Short Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; Preferred commitment - one shift per week for 3 months minimum
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Dates and Times Wednesday: Afternoon
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Partially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance
Location Country Heritage Park, 8560 Tremaine Rd
Number of Positions Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville 
14 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution

Office Phone 905-635-1106
Address & Map
2258 Mountainside Dr
Burlington, ON L7P 1B7
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