Individual & Small Groups

Drop In Volunteering

Drop in volunteering at Santas Depot is open for individuals and small groups of 2-4 between November 14 and December 13, 2018

  • Drop in volunteer days are as follows: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9am-9pm and Saturdays & Sundays 10am-5pm
  • All volunteers must be 16 yrs of age or older
  • You may stay for any amount of time you wish, there are no set shifts on drop-in days
  • Please print and complete a Volunteer Application form and bring with you on your first visit.
  • Volunteers may be involved in some or all of the following activities: preparing gifts for individual children, bagging gifts for specific families, sorting toy donations, condensing sorted toy bins, and putting batteries in toys. 

Volunteer Application

Please note that drop in volunteering is first come, first served, due to limited space and tasks available at Santas Depot. There maybe be times that we are unable to accommodate additional volunteers. We are so grateful for the support of our community and try our best to accommodate every volunteer. 

Scheduled Volunteer Positions

Stay tuned! Scheduled volunteer opportunities for the 2018 season will re-open in October!

From time to time, we are presented with the opportunity to raise funds/toys through a third-party activity. For example events volunteers have been very colourful at Color Me Rad, collected donations at Edmonton Eskimo games, sold 50/50 tickets at Oilers and Oil Kings games and more.


We are in need of Groups of 2-20 on Delivery Weekend and Walk-in Days. Volunteers must be over 18, please note that this is an outdoor job, volunteers must be able to stay for the full shift. 

Shift Dates: 

Delivery Weekend - December 15 & 16 6:30am-3:00pm

Walk-in Days - December 22 & 23 6:30am-2:00pm and 2:00pm-6:00pm

Apply here!

If you have a big smile, sunny personality and can-do attitude this may be the role for you. Greeters welcome all those who come to Santas Depot.

Duties include:

  • Welcoming everyone to Santas Depot
  • Answering a lot of questions
  • Ensuring volunteers sign in and out
  • Assist in receiving and recording toy donations
  • Accepting and receipting monetary donations
  • Answering a lot more questions

Where: Santas Depot - 12122 68 Street NW
When: November 14 through December 23, 2018
Contact: or  780-428-8697


This role consists of collecting donated toys pre-assigned locations and bringing them to Santas Depot.  Drivers can be schedule to pick up once or twice a week, every day, or be on the on-call list, it is up to you!

Duties Include: 

  • Collecting donated toys at pre-assigned locations and bringing them to Santas Depot to be sorted and wrapped
  • Representing yourself as a Santas Anonymous volunteer to the public and store employees
  • Availability on December 23 to assist with picking up the toy boxes from donation locations would be greatly appreciated
  • Each driver and one helper will be provided with Santas Pick Up Driver photo identification, training on how to empty the 5 foot high donation boxes, and a supply of bags to put the toys in

Requirements for this position include a valid driver’s license, insurance, and a reliable vehicle. Toy Pick Up Drivers are welcome to work on their own or with family and friends.  Drivers give their time and use of their vehicles.

Where: Various Edmonton Malls & Big Box Stores
When: November 14 through December 23, 2018
Contact: or  780-428-8697

If you have an eye for detail, this is the role for you!

Duties Include:

  • Data entry, experience using Donor Perfect and is an asset 
  • Filing and Photocopying
  • Other office tasks like making labels and signs
  • Singing. Just because you like to sing doesn’t mean you are good at it.  Humming is alright too.

Where: Santas Depot - 12122 68 Street NW
When: November 14, 2018 through January 31, 2019
Contact: or  780-428-8697


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