Daily Bread Food Bank | Remote Surveyors Needed

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We are looking for volunteers to remotely conduct surveys by phone with food bank clients about their experiences with food insecurity and poverty in Toronto. The results of this survey inform our annual Who’s Hungry report, which is used to educate the public and advocate for solutions to end hunger and poverty in our city.

This year, we are looking for volunteers to remotely conduct surveys via telephone during the day and/or evening throughout March and April. In this role, volunteers can expect to learn research best practices, receive training on conducting our survey, and gain experience in the field.


  • Attend a two-hour virtual training session in February
  • Conduct a one-on-one surveys with food bank clients on a range of issues remotely by phone and enter the data into an online survey platform.
  • Commit to a weekly 4 hour shift for a minimum of one month


  • At least 19 years of age
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English. Ideally seeking candidates who are fluent in at least one additional language. Previous experience with translation/interpretation is an asset
  • Have internet access and a computer, tablet or phone (volunteers will be provided access to an online phone service, so you will not have to use your personal phone number or minutes)
  • Previous experience conducting community-based research or front-line service delivery is an asset

If you are interested, please email Anwaar at abaobeid@dailybread.ca by February 15 and let her know why you are interested in the role, your shift availability, any additional languages spoken and your level of fluency.

In Gratitude,

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