Are you interested in taking your leadership skills to the next level? Join The Mississauga Food Bank as a Food Sorting Lead Volunteer, and help make sure food sorting volunteers are ready to tackle hunger!

COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

Effective September 7, 2021 – All volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before volunteering. Volunteers are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. To read the full policy, click here.

If you have questions or a written, approved medical exemption from the vaccine, please email


Sort food for hungry neighbours on behalf of The Mississauga Food Bank. Build valuable experience and develop leadership and communication skills while making a difference in your community.


  • Assist with hosting corporate groups.
  • Provide orientation to new volunteers on a one-on-one basis.
  • Follow directions from Warehouse Operations Volunteer Lead.
  • Ensure new volunteers become aware of The Mississauga Food Bank’s health and safety policies.
  • Introduce the Best Before Date board and food packaging procedures.
  • Support and organize volunteers effectively according to tasks and quantities of food.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the sorting and storage areas.


  • 18 years or older, with a mature and positive attitude.
  • Able to manually lift 20-40 lbs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse groups of individuals.
  • Able to follow the directions of the Warehouse Operations Volunteer Lead and communicate instructions clearly.
  • Caring and committed, with a demonstrated passion to further The Mississauga Food Bank’s mission.
  • Previous public speaking or leadership experience is an asset.
  • Experience handling, or knowledge of, various food products is an asset.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine required.  

Reports to

Warehouse Operations Volunteer Lead.


The Mississauga Food Bank, 3121 Universal Drive, Mississauga, ON, L4X 2E2

Time Commitment

  • One 3-hour shift/week minimum.


6 months

Training Provided

Ongoing, hands-on training and support. This position will require you to stand for long periods of time. Closed-toed shoes must be worn at all times. Earphones are not permitted in the warehouse.

Cell phone use is permitted in the volunteer lounge only.