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Food Prep Volunteer: Save, Preserve, and Serve

About the Program: 

The Save, Preserve, and Serve Programs aims to reduce food waste, support local food security initiatives, and increase community awareness and capacity building, as well as to teach the community about the health benefits of preserved foods. Volunteers will help SPS facilitators to create culturally relevant preserved foods. 


  • help the facilitator set up the kitchen 
  • chop vegetables
  • general food and canning preservation 


AccessPoint on Jane
761 Jane St. 
(Jane St. north of St. Clair Ave. West) 


AccessPoint on Danforth 
3079 Danforth Ave. 
(Victoria Park & Danforth Ave.) 

Time Commitment: 

AccessPoint on Danforth: 

Friday, March 25th  10:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday, March 29th  3:00pm – 6:00pm 
Friday, April 1st  9:30am – 11:30am
Friday, April 1st  11:30am – 1:30pm

AccessPoint on Jane 

Monday, March 28th  10:00am – 2:00pm
Monday, April 4th  10:00am – 2:00pm 

Role Type: 

Program/Project Support



Qualifications & Requirements 

  • basic knife skills 
  • comfortable working in a kitchen environment 

Benefits for the Volunteer: 

  • lean various methods of food preservation 
  • receive a sample of the preserved foods made 

# of Positions Available: 


Focus Area: 

Environment & Sustainability 

Application Deadline: 

March 25th, 2022

To Apply: 

Email Melisa Savone – Volunteer & Students Placements Lead 
Please include “Save, Preserve, and Serve: Food Prep Volunteer” on the subject line 

For more information about this program contact: 

Chimu Titi – Sustainable Living Coordinator 

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We welcome and encourage immigrants and refugees to volunteer with us! We encourage applications from volunteers who reflect the broad diversity of the communities we work with, including those from racialized and LGBTQT2+ communities.