Individuals

There are many opportunities to volunteer, from packaging gifts at Santas Depot to Special Events, there's something for everyone. Each volunteer shift a piece of the puzzle that helps to bring a smile to children at Christmas, reminding them that they are remembered and valued. 

Individual Volunteering Opportunities

Individuals and small groups of 2-4 can volunteer at Santas Depot between November 19 and December 13, 2019

  • Shifts must be scheduled in advance - opportunities will open 2 weeks before. 
  • All volunteers must be 16 yrs of age or older
  • Three hour shifts are scheduled Monday-Friday 9:00am-1:00pm and Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-2:00pm. 
  • 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.

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.

Upcoming opportunities: 

Oil Kings Teddy Bear Toss - December 7

Oilers 50/50 - December 21

Email volunteer@santasanonymous.ca for more information!

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 Day - December 14 6:30am-3:00pm

Walk-in Days - December 19 & 20 6:30am-2:00pm and 2:00pm-6:00pm

Application will open by November 1

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 19 through December 23, 2019

Application will open by October 15

This role consists of collecting donated toys pre-assigned locations and bringing them to Santas Depot.  Drivers can be scheduled 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 12 through December 23, 2019

Application will open by October 15

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 18, 2019 through January 31, 2020

Application will open by October 15

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