SHARE Food Bank

The Food Bank provides food hampers at the Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam SHARE Food Banks for those who are in need. To serve over 900 households each month, we need your help!

When: Ongoing

Where: The Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam food bank locations

What: Sorting food, packing hampers and other activities as needed

Your First Step: Contact the Food Bank Supervisor at 604-931-2451 for more information! You can read more about volunteering for the Food Bank by clicking here!

 

After School Program

At the Mountain View and Roy Stibbs Elementary Schools, activities are provided for 6-12 year old children, including sports and recreation, tutoring, and arts and crafts.

Parents may also participate in this program through parenting workshops, employment programs, and English practice groups.

Role: Volunteers interact with children age 6-12, engaging in social, recreational, and educational activities. Various skills are welcomed (drama, athletics, crafts, etc.); must be genuinely interested in spending time with children. Criminal record check is required.

Commitment: Weekdays 2:30-4:3O pm.

Your First Step: Contact our Program Coordinator, Roger Leroux, at 604.936.3900 (ext. 221) or by email for more information!

 

SHARE'd Treasures Thrift Store

A store providing low-cost, quality used household goods and clothes is a precious resource for families in need.

Role: Volunteers maintain operations by helping with various tasks in the store:

Volunteer Drivers: If you have a current drivers licence and can provide SHARE with a drivers abstract, the thrift store is in need of drivers who can volunteer once per week picking up donations and delivering our recycleables.This is a physically demanding postiion that requires lifting.
Customer Service Rep: If you have the gift of gab and like a fast paced environment we have opportunities available to greet our customers and assist them with all their shopping needs.
Cashiers:  Whether you have knowledge of handling cash and debit transactions. Full training is provided.
Family Attire Departments: You would be responsible for restocking the clothing and accessories departments, rotating stock, keeping displays tidy. Greeting customers and assisting cashiers with bagging up purchases.
Welcome Greeter: Greet our donors, assist with handling of their donation and provide alternate information for items not accepted. Assist fellow volunteers with taking stock to the sales floor. Breaking down and recycling cardboard and emptying trash.
Quality Control Clerks: Being a quality control clerk is sorting of donations and ensuring only the highest quality items are kept. This position is physical but very rewarding. Having a keen eye and being up to date on fashion is helpful for this position to ensure items that are not saleable are recycled.  Read about more volunteer opportunities here...

Commitment: 3-4 hours/week.

Your First Step: Contact our Store Manager, Krissie Sondles, at 604.931.5510 or by email for more information!

You can find out more about volunteering for SHARE'd Treasures by clicking here!