Volunteer Opportunities

Drop, Swap & Shop | October 22nd, 2017

Application Deadline: October 10th, 2017

Start date/term of position: Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 | 4-hour shifts


Drop, Swap & Shop is back for another go around!

Drop, Swap, & Shop is a bi-annual (Spring and Fall) event that challenges visitors to question their consumption and encourages more sustainable purchasing choices. We help you walk the walk, not just talk the talk. Events will include a Swap Mall and programming from our partners: The Toronto Tool Library! Sign up to be the first to know about volunteer roles!

This event aims to inspire Torontonians to:

  • Clear out the clutter.
  • Recycle electronics.
  • Participate in swapping goods at our Swap Mall.
  • See the sharing economy in action with our partners the Toronto Tool Library.
  • Shop reclaimed and up-cycled products direct from the craftspeople who make them.

When & where: The event takes place on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 from 10am to 4pm at Evergreen Brick Works (EBW), 550 Bayview Ave. Shift times vary with positions. Full details online when you sign up for a role. We will also be recruiting for help leading up to the event to help manage donations and set-up.

How we’ll support you: Volunteers are asked to attend an orientation at Evergreen Brick Works on Tuesday, October 10th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. All volunteers will receive an Evergreen orientation package. Support will be provided from staff and other lead volunteers the day of the event.

Perks: You will get a swap ticket to get your special treasure.You’ll be part of a dynamic team of staff and volunteers working together to make this a super event. You can take pride in knowing that your support is helping to foster a culture of reducing, reusing, and recycling in Toronto.

Good to know:  Evergreen runs a free shuttle bus from Broadview subway station, and the 28A Bayview South bus regularly stops at EBW on weekends. How to get here.

If this sounds like you: Create an online profile and sign up and sign up for the role that interests you most. Remember, it's always best to include a current resume and as much detail about your skills and interests so we can help match you to the perfect Evergreen volunteer opportunity.

Already an Evergreen Volunteer: Log into your volunteer account and sign up to join the Drop, Swap & Shop team!