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VOLUNTEER WITH LUNCH PEOPLE AT ACORN CAFE!

KITCHEN VOLUNTEER

FREE PANTRY HOST

FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Help prepare and package a nutritious and filling plant-based meal for 25-100 people to be served on our Sunday meal distribution, or help prep the weekly free lunch special to be served at Acorn Cafe. Prepare the meal following a recipe and with oversight from our Chef, ensuring that safety regulations are followed and that the kitchen is cleaned up afterwards. Ensure food is properly labelled with contents, date, and any allergens.

 

This task is ideal for people with a background in restaurant work, though experience is not required. Applicants must be 16 or older. Background check and proof of COVID vaccination are required to volunteer, and you must follow safety protocols while volunteering (including wearing a mask). Kitchen Volunteer shifts are available on Thursdays and Sundays between 1pm and 5pm. 

Help spread the word about Lunch People and the resources we offer at Acorn Community Cafe, while directly distributing food and supplies from our Community Pantry. Spend a 4 hour shift from 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm bagging, weighing and handing out packaged foods, drinks and supplies.

 

Your prime responsibility is to help ensure the community knows what resources are available onsite at the cafe, and help meet those needs when possible. 

 

This task is ideal for people with a background in social services, or who are interested in developing their knowledge in this area. Applicants must be 18 or older. Background check and proof of COVID vaccination are required to volunteer, and you must follow safety protocols while volunteering (including wearing a mask). Volunteer shifts are available Wednesday through Sunday between 9am and 5pm. 

Help spread the word about Lunch People and the resources we offer at Acorn Community Cafe, while directly distributing food and supplies at local unhoused camps. Spend 1-2 hours handing out or hanging flyers around town and distributing hot meals. Your prime responsibility is to help ensure the community knows what resources are available onsite at Acorn Cafe.

Experience is required for this position, which is ideal for people with a background in social services or those who have lived experience being unhoused. Applicants must be 18 or older. Background check and proof of COVID vaccination are required to volunteer, and you must follow safety protocols while volunteering (including wearing a mask). Food distribution shifts are available on Sundays starting at 5pm. 

Volunteer Application

You'll hear back from us soon with a link to our volunteer organizing platform, Timecounts.

Thanks for your interest in volunteering!

Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions.