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Volunteer with us


We couldn't work toward our mission each day without the contributions of our amazing volunteers. There are many ways to get involved, and we'd love to hear from you!


If you're interested, please follow the steps below:


1. Call us at 902-457-1900 or email to sign up for one of the information sessions listed below.
2. Print and fill out an application form, a confidentiality agreement, and a volunteer liability release form.
3. Attend an interview. Don't panic! It's really just a get-to-know-you meeting! Bring your application form, confidentiality agreement, volunteer liability release form, and three references.
4. Start volunteering!



Volunteer Information Sessions


Wednesday, July 12 1pm-2:30pm sign up online
Thursday, July 27 9am-10:30am sign up online



Frequently asked questions


When can I volunteer?

Volunteers are scheduled, as needed, for various shifts that take place between 7:30am and 4:30pm. Volunteer shift times and lengths vary depending on the volunteer role.


What types of volunteer roles are there?

We are currently only recruiting for the following volunteer positions:


Role Shifts available
Warehouse assistant Monday - Friday, during business hours
Receptionist Monday - Friday, during business hours
Driver Assistant Monday - Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm
Special event volunteer Evenings and weekends



Can I book a group or family volunteer experience?

Yes, we welcome groups! Due to space limitations and safety considerations, the recommended maximum number of participants is between 15 and 20. If your group is larger than this, we can try to accommodate you during multiple sessions, or spread your group out among different areas of the organization.


How old do I have to be to volunteer?

You must be 16 years old and older to volunteer at Feed Nova Scotia. We permit youth between the ages of 8 and 15 years old, but they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Where can I park?

Parking can be tricky around our 213 Bedford Highway facilities. However, resourceful types can usually find spots at the locations listed on our map


Does the bus stop near Feed Nova Scotia?

If you're taking the bus, check out the Halifax Transit site for information on the 16, 18, 80, 81, 82, 90 & 35 Express, which all stop near our 213 Bedford Highway location.

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