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The Compass is currently looking to fill multiple volunteer positions. You can check our volunteer page for more details or read below for specific ads.

Shopper, Hospitality, and Office Positions

We are in immediate need of volunteers for all of our shifts. Volunteer shoppers assist the clients as they shop in the market in an interactive one-on-one position.

Are you a friendly, outgoing person with the ability to multitask who enjoys serving others? Our hospitality position could be a good fit for you! The tasks include preparing snack trays, serving coffee and tea, as well as keeping the dishes, the kitchen and the coffee shop clean.

These positions can be sign up as you go, or you can volunteer on a regular schedule. For any these positions please fill out an application and return it to or drop it off during our market hours.

Do you have experience working in an office?  The Compass is currently looking for office volunteers to fill the Monday shifts at 12:00-5:30 pm and 5:30-8:30 pm and Fridays at 2:00-5:30 .  This once-a-week commitment includes answering phones, scheduling volunteers and supporting the Market Food Bank.  Candidates will need computer skills. If you are interested in this position, please contact Elaine McCarthy specifically at or call 905-274-9309.

Bible Study Leader for the Compass

The Compass is looking for a volunteer with a solid knowledge of the Bible, passionate & mature in his/her Christian faith and sensing a call to share one’s faith with others through leading a Bible study.

The purpose of the program is to promote spiritual growth through helping those who would not normally read the Bible.  The class would take place at the Compass, 310 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga.  Classes run weekly for a 2-hour period on Saturday mornings, and typically involve a group of 4-8 people.  The program will be designed to meet the needs of those attending, with an emphasis on group input and discussion. 

If you are interested, please contact Elaine McCarthy at or call 905-274-2553 and leave a message that includes your name, phone number and email address.

Co-leader for “Refresh” worship experience at the Compass 

The Compass is looking for a volunteer with a passionate and mature Christian faith and familiar with leading worship to help lead our Refresh worship experience on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Compass. 

The worship experience typically includes interactive music/praise, teaching and prayer time and the evening ends with a meal. Attendance can reach 20-25.  A co-ed leadership team is desirable.  We require a female co-leader to work with an existing volunteer male leader. 

If you would like to explore this opportunity, contact Elaine McCarthy at or call (905) 274-2553 and leave your name & phone number / email. You will be contacted shortly.


The Compass is looking for multiple drivers to do weekly pick-ups and drop-offs of food from various distributors. We will provide the truck. Volunteers must have a clear driving record, and be able to lift and manoeuvre a minimum of 50 pounds. Weekdays preferred, but timing may be flexible. Please email if you are interested!