​Mission Centre Volunteer Positions

our-volunteers.pngThank you for your interest in volunteering at Open Arm's Mission Centre. We have been operating day to day through of the grace of God and the hard work of our volunteers.

Share Your Time And Talents

Volunteer at Open Arms Mission. Our volunteers are the hands and feet of our ministry and as a volunteer, you’ll make a big difference in the lives of people, all while gaining valuable experience that can assist you in your own personal goals. You have a lot to offer Open Arms Mission: your time, talent and passion. Below are just a few ways volunteers help out at the Mission Centre.

  • General Cleaning

    There checklists posted around the Mission Centre outlining specific cleaning tasks that need to be done on a regular basis. Download the volunteer application
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  • Grocery Distribution

    Working downstairs in the express line or upstairs our newly opened main floor grocery store-style food distribution area, volunteers begin by registering each client and their household following guidelines set out by Food Bank Canada.  Volunteers then help clients by filling grocery bags with the allotted food and/or hygiene items based on household composition. This role also involves stocking shelves and rotating stock on the sh...
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  • Grocery Stocking and Rotation

    Grocery items come in on a regular basis from the local community and from our warehouse. Volunteers in this position help unload the trucks and restock the shelves following the first in, first out rule while checking each and every item for damage and an expiration date. Download the volunteer application
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  • Registration

    When clients come in for services, they meet with the registrar first.  Food Bank Canada requires that we track stats about the number of people we serve each day.  All personal information is kept securely and privacy is priority.  This volunteer has a unique opportunity to have one-on-one time with each client that comes through the door. Download the volunteer application
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