- Here are listed nine essential Montreal jobs and volunteer opportunities.
- Essential services in Quebec are still open and operational — and many of them require assistance.
- The Government of Quebec has also put a call out for volunteers.
While many businesses are closed during the COVID-19 outbreak, some services have been deemed essential and require as much help as possible. If you're not in the market for a new job in Montreal, however, the Quebec government has called for volunteers to assist with a range of essential services. So, if you're sick and tired of sitting around at home, why not consider using your time to help people?
Keep in mind that public health authorities recommend that you stay at home and follow the government's regulations to prevent catching the virus.
But sometimes, people need to lend a helping hand — while maintaining a two-meter distance from others.
On the job front, you'd be surprised to find that many companies are starving for dedicated employees to help deal with the incredibly high demand.
Food delivery services, specifically, require all hands on deck.
Some of you might not be looking for a job, however, and are simply looking for a way to help the effort to fight against COVID-19. Luckily for you, the government has started a website for exactly that purpose.
Here are nine essential jobs and volunteer opportunities in Montreal that are in high demand right now.
As the largest food bank in Canada, Moisson Montreal is in desperate need of volunteers to ensure the distribution of donated food.
To apply as a volunteer, visit Moisson Montreal's website or send an email to email@example.com.
Lufa Farms is urgently seeking help to meet its high demand. As people remain home and avoid grocery stores, Lufa Farms is quite busy.
"We need help. We’re urgently looking for team members who are ready, willing, and able to work in our Ville Saint-Laurent warehouse to feed Lufavores. If that’s you or someone you know, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org."
The COVID-19 screening centre at the Place des Festival is seeking first aid volunteers for patients awaiting their tests.
Apply at jebenevole.ca or send an email to email@example.com.
Xpedigo requires courier drivers on a part-time or contractual basis. Help deliver those packages that everyone's ordering.
Apply on Appjobs.com.
Acceuil Bonneau is an organization that provides assistance to Montreal's homeless. They are looking for a volunteer driver who can pick up donations from various locations around the city.
This volunteer association is seeking delivery drivers in the East End to help bring groceries to seniors, assist with food bank sorting, and delivering food boxes to the needy.
If you think you can help, apply on jebenevole.ca or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada is looking for office workers to assist during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Apply on the Canada Job Bank today.
Since restaurants that offer delivery are still open, services like Foodora are busier than ever.
Apply to be a food delivery driver on Appjobs.com.
Listening volunteers are needed at L’Association des Grands-Parents du Québec's help and information line. The association aims to maintain the ties between grandparents and grandchildren.
Appy on jebenevole.ca or at email@example.com.
Stay tuned for more opportunities.