We welcome dependable team members to assist at Tenth Avenue Community Food Market. The goal is two-fold: to serve in various capacities to effectively run the market, and to address food security while building community in the Mt. Pleasant neighbourhood.


  • Contribute to the operations of Tenth Avenue Community Food Market by fulfilling various roles,

  • Participate in community by sharing conversations with and building relationships with guests,

  • Help create a welcoming atmosphere for guests,

  • And attend available workshops to grow in technical (eg. FoodSafe) and interpersonal skills (eg: Mental Health First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, etc.). 


  • A person who is friendly, approachable, patient, kind, reliable and punctual,

  • An understanding of boundaries and appropriate behaviour, or a willingness to learn,

  • Ability to interact well with a variety of personalities and work as a team player,

  • Willingness to receive feedback,

  • An interest in, and commitment to, working with and learning from others with different backgrounds,

  • Approved background check (that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search), completed within the past 2 years (required to work alongside vulnerable populations)
  • Certification in Food Safe Level 1 is an asset.

  • First Aid Level 1 is an asset.

Time Commitment:

  • Minimum of once a month.
  • Tuesdays from 10am-3pm.
  • Workshops as they arise.


The Tenth Avenue Community Food Market Volunteer reports to the Community Food Market Coordinator.

Volunteering at Tenth Avenue Community Food Market  

Tenth Avenue Community Food Market holds to a Christian worldview. Volunteers are not required to agree with all the beliefs of the Christian faith to volunteer with the Food Market. However, in the spirit of unity, cooperation, and respect, we do ask that if you have opposing or divergent views that you refrain from speaking openly or privately about those views while volunteering.

Interested? Complete an application form.

More questions? Email us.