Food Market Assistant

Registration is required
2 Hours Per week (Flexible self-scheduling)
This service is offered on-site
2353 Dufferin St. Toronto ON

About the position

Our Food Market Assistant program is a weekly initiative designed to assist senior residents in with their shopping tasks at our indoor Food Market, located at 2353 Dufferin St. Volunteers play a crucial role in ensuring a pleasant shopping experience by selecting quality products, organizing displays, conducting surveys, and helping clients with their inquiries and needs.



  • Setting up table’s signage, and distribution areas.
  • Unloading food boxes and supplies from the food truck and transporting them to the designated area.
  • Organizing food boxes and program materials.
  • Welcoming and assisting clients, including conducting a brief survey at the door.
  • Assisting clients with their shopping for fresh produce.



2353 Dufferin St. Toronto ON



What you bring to the team

  • Ability to perform physical tasks, including lifting boxes (up to 30-50 lbs.), bending, and standing for 2-3 hours.
  • Reliable and dependable, with a commitment to showing up as scheduled.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with clients.
  • Positive and friendly attitude.
  • Basic knowledge of food handling.


Shift hours

  • Weekly shifts 4 Hours Per week (Flexible self-scheduling)


Screening Requirements

  • Sterling Backcheck or Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum age of 16 (Applicants under the age of 18 must obtain parental consent.)



  • Orientation to WoodGreen’s programs, policies, and procedures (Virtual)
  • Professional Development Training (In-person)


COVID-19 Precautions

  • WoodGreen provides volunteers with masks, sanitizer and face shields.

Ready to participate?

Apply now and join us to make the difference in our community.


Need help?

Contact information

Bethelhem Birara

(647) 298-5831


Monday to Friday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM