Thrift that supports community


Help Us Help your Neighbours

Volunteer your time and expertise

As a Whistler non-profit with charitable status, WCSS relies on the generosity of volunteers and donors to support community members where they need it most. We have opportunities available throughout the week and are proud to share that we have many loyal volunteers who have contributed years of active service. The following areas typically run with volunteer support:

Become a Board Member

Applications open until May 10, 2021. Apply today.


Join our outreach team and volunteer to help assemble harm reduction kits, keep our storeroom stocked, or become a mental health ambassador.  Working with our outreach team is a rewarding and enriching experience. For more information, please connect with our Outreach Program Manager via email,

Whistler Food Bank


Tasks for Food Bank volunteers include: inspecting and putting away donated food, unloading food deliveries, repackaging bulk foods into smaller portions, bringing recycling to depot, cleaning and organizing. Volunteers are usually booked for bi-weekly shifts and we also maintain an on-call list for occasional or emergency help. For more information, please connect with our Food Security team via email at

Food Bank Fundraisers and Food Drive Volunteers

Periodically, fundraisers and food drives are hosted by WCSS or run jointly with local businesses or non-profits. Often volunteers are required to help at information tables, solicit donations for draw prizes or raffles, sell raffle tickets, or set-up and tear down. For more information, please connect with our WCSS team at

School Lunch Program Whistler

Hot Lunch and School Lunch Programs

WCSS provides a weekly hot lunch at its Nesters Road location and brown bag lunches to Whistler schools three times per week. We are looking for people who would be interested in preparing a hot lunch, sandwiches and snacks. Morning shifts are required. Learn more about the Hot Lunch and  School Lunch program.

Ru-Use-It Centre Whistler

Re-Use-It Centre

Love thrift and the thrill of the hunt? Enthusiastic, committed volunteers assist staff to welcome customers, help customers find their treasure, and organize and keep the store stocked and beautiful. This is a great opportunity to meet friends, give back to your community, and develop job-related skills. Testing appliances, building, tinkering and DIY projects are always in the works so if you are handy, we need your help! Learn more about our Social Enterprises. For more information, please connect with our Re-Use-It Centre team at


WCSS Building Render

Fundraising and Events

Fundraising campaigns and events are vital to help WCSS raise awareness and deliver social programs and services to community members. You are not only raising money to support WCSS, you are an ambassador of the community and raise awareness about our support services. Have an event that aligns with our values and mission? We’d love to hear from you! Be a WCSS fundraising ambassador. Please contact us to learn more about our Third-Party Fundraising Agreement or connect with our WCSS team at

If you have a skill that you would like to share, please let us know! We can be reached at 604-932-0113.