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IKEA Tree Lot

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We're looking for seasonal volunteers to lend a hand for 3+ hour shifts at IKEA Burlington's Tree Lot between Nov. 25 - Dec. 23.

About the IKEA Tree Lot:
For the fifth consecutive year, IKEA has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington for their Tree Lot Campaign. A portion of the proceeds from each Christmas Tree sold will be donated to our agency; full proceeds from tree bag sales will be donated to the agency. Last year, $16,000 was raised to support local mentoring programs!

We require 2-3 volunteers per shift. Duties will include:

  • Representing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington
  • Greeting Tree Lot customers
  • Checking store receipts to ensure trees have been pre-purchased
  • Assisting customers to pick out Christmas trees, and if applicable, helping them transport the tree to their vehicle
  • Tree bag sales and money handling
  • Tree lot tidy up, including fallen/blown over trees and sweeping needles
  • (Unlimited hot chocolate, tea and coffee is available)  
Available shifts:
  • Sunday 9:45am -1pm, 12:30 - 3:30pm, 3 - 6:30pm
  • Monday - Friday 9:45am - 2pm, 1:30 - 6pm, 5:30 - 9:30pm
  • Saturday 8:45am -1:30pm, 1 - 5:30pm, 5 - 9:30pm 

Please note: Volunteers 16-years-of-age and younger must be accompanied by an adult.


How to get involved: Please contact Events.BBBSHB@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca or call 905-525-3860 x0 with your name, phone number, age, requested shift and date.

If you have any questions about the IKEA Tree Lot or Big Brothers Big Sisters' programs and services, please call 905.525.3860 and someone will be happy to assist you.