2019 volunteer hours!


At this time we are accepting applications fOR:

 transport drivers of the 5 tonne truck and special event volunteers

Volunteer Descriptions

Special Events

Assist with fundraising events and tasks associated with special events.

Must be available evenings and weekends

Transport Drivers for 5 tonne Truck

Pick up food donations from various locations in Airdrie and surrounding area. Drivers will need to pass our safety inspection and be approved by Warehouse Coordinator. Must be available during office hours.

Breakfast Club

Do you enjoy spending time with children and want to make a positive difference in the life of a child? The Breakfast Program consists of serving breakfast and supervising children from Kindergarten to grade 5 from 7:00 to 8:15am every school day morning. When applying please note days available.

Warehouse Receivers

Warehouse Receivers assist Warehouse staff with unloading, weighing, recording, and organizing food and pallets. May be required to operate warehouse equipment. Must be available during office hours. Schedule can be flexible.

Qualifications for Volunteering

Age sixteen (16) or older.

  • Young adults ages eleven (11) through fifteen (15) may volunteer with an adult guardian.
  • Children ages ten (10) and under are not permitted to volunteer due to safety concerns and liability reasons.

On-Going Opportunities

The Airdrie Food Bank is only able to provide services and programs to the community with the involvement of a dedicated volunteer team covering all levels of operation such as:

  • Grocery: fill hampers, sort groceries, clean/straighten, load/unload
  • Board: chair, secretarial, financial, public relations, committee work, recruitment
  • Clerical: phoning, mailing, filing, computerized tasks, record stats
  • Special Events: organizer, information table, registration
  • Driver: weekly pickups, monthly pickups, occasional pickups
  • Team Leader: attend training workshop, work with clients, phone/inform team
  • Other: recycling, maintenance, carpentry, seasonal yard work, janitorial and cleaning
  • Breakfast Program: help with before-school breakfast program at an elementary school

Group Volunteering

To have your group or team volunteer at the Airdrie Food Bank please fill out our Group Volunteering Request Form.
Please print and take the Group Volunteering Sign Up Sheet to your Session Group


Still have a few questions about volunteering? Having difficulty with the online application? We're here to help!

Contact Carolyn, our Volunteer Coordinator, at 403-948-0063 or volunteers@airdriefoodbank.com