Volunteer

Looking for a way to make a difference in your community? Meal Exchange has lots of different ways to get involved!

Community-based Opportunities

  • If you’re in university or college, click here to learn more about getting involved on your campus.
  • If you’re interested in participating in Trick or Eat, click here for more information.
  • If you are interested in supporting our National Office, please see opportunities below 

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National Office-based Opportunities (Toronto, ON)

Meal Exchange relies on the dedication of many volunteers to achieve our goals. We create valuable volunteer opportunities by evaluating how you would like to use your skills and talents to help develop the organization. From there we blend organizational objectives with your personal and professional goals!

The following opportunities are areas where Meal Exchange is looking for support:

Volunteers are asked for a minimum three month commitment of at least two hours/week. However, this is flexible and dependent on the position and volunteer.

We’d love to chat about how you can get involved! Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information:

  • Why you’d like to volunteer with Meal Exchange;
  • Which position you are interested in and your experience in that area;
  • A copy of your resume; and
  • Your availability.

 

Communications Contributor

Communications is central to Meal Exchange’s work. We are seeking volunteers to join our communications team to support our social media outreach and share stories from our network to inspire our community and students in the network. Come and develop your writing skills, learn new platforms and get involved in sharing good news stories from the food movement.

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Graphic Designer

Sharing knowledge through design and creativity helps Meal Exchange research and ideas become more accessible. If you are a dynamic and creative graphic designer to support the Meal Exchange team in creating and advising on marketing materials for our youth-driven, award-winning brand. Together we hope to inspire youth to work towards a sustainable food system in their communities. Graphic designers enjoy a flexible project-based environment with development and networking opportunities. 

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Videographer /Video Editor

Join our team to help capture incredible work happening across the country. You will assist with the execution of filming, editing, and producing creative videos that will be used to engage audiences on Meal Exchange programming, and tell the Meal Exchange story.

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Website Support 

We are looking for an individual to help Meal Exchange update our web presence to reach even more individuals. You will support our team with our website platforms that reach hundreds of thousands of individuals. Experience with HTML and CSS is required, experience with Joomla is of benefit.

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Fundraising & Database Assistant
Want to gain skills that can be applied to any career? Meal Exchange is seeking a detail oriented individual to assist with our fundraising strategy. You will work with our Fundraising Committee of experts and existing database to research and develop a target list for our individual donor fundraising campaign. This will involve cross referencing databases, and doing online research.

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