Volunteer Positions at CDC

Positions currently listed with Volunteer & Information QuinteVolunteer & Information Quinte 

Please browse the positions below to get an idea of the various types of positions available to you.

Board of Directors

The Community Development Council of Quinte (CDC) is seeking an individual with business management experience to fill a vacancy on our Board of Directors beginning in June, 2016. Familiarity with the local business community and/or resource development is desirable. Time commitment is 5 hours per month for board and committee meetings. No board meetings are held in July and August. The Board of Directors meets at 5:30 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the CDC office, 65 Station Street, Belleville.

Good Food Box

Volunteer Drivers to help load and unload a cube van and deliver the Good Food Boxes throughout Hastings County on the third Wednesday and/or the third Thursday of the month from 8am-5pm.  Some heavy lifting involved.  Drivers abstract required.

Volunteer Drivers Assistant to help load and unload a cube van and assist the Volunteer driver to deliver the Good Food Boxes throughout Hastings County on the third Wednesday and/or the third Thursday of the month.  Some heavy lifting involved.

Volunteer Packers working with a team on the third Wednesday of the month from 8am-3pm.   Help pack the Good Food Boxes with a variety of fruits and vegetables.  Handle food gently and hygienically.  Help unload and load boxes from delivery trucks and assist with room set-up and clean-up.

Community Gardens

Our garden location in Belleville has plots that are available for individuals/families to use to grow their own fruits and vegetables. We need volunteers to assist with the management and co-ordination of these plots.  Some of the responsibilities are:

Working under the supervision of the Good Food Box Program Assistant, the Community Gardens Volunteer will work approx. 2 hours per week from May-October.

  • Assist in coordination of an information meeting with previous plot holders, partners etc.
  • Determining what tools need to be purchased, and submitting list to GFB Program Coordinator
  • Preparing the gardens for planting in mid-May, weeding, removing rocks, tiling the soil and turning the soil
  • Ensuring that the water tanks have water in them

Community Kitchens

Under the direction of a CDCQ staff person, you would be assisting in teaching basic cooking skills. This may include: assisting with food preparation and seating before class, and washing dishes and general kitchen clean up. Most classes run approx. 3 hrs., and can include daytime or evening hours. Classes are held throughout the year.


Depending on the fundraiser, this would be an occasional position for a specified time period.  Associated Activities include general fundraising for the Good Baby Box Food Drive.

Volunteering with The Community Development Council of Quinte is a fun and rewarding experience where you get to work alongside other passionate community minded people!  High school students can also get their volunteer hours.

Over 524 volunteers, volunteering over 2,030 hours were the backbone of the CDC last year.   We couldn’t do it without you, thank you!

We need your energy, passion, skills and knowledge.  Join our team today!

Please visit My Volunteer Page to sign up with CDC today, or

Please contact Jim Mallabar, Volunteer Coordinator at Contact Jim or 613-968-2466.