Volunteer Types: Food preparation and services
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
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As a Volunteer Cook, you are responsible for preparing and serving a meal for Matthew House Ottawa Refugee Services residents and volunteers on a weekday evening. Groceries are provided for the cook to prepare a balanced meal that includes a protein, vegetables, and starch (rice, potatoes, or pasta). You will receive orientation and training, and coordinate with other team members.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The Volunteer cooks will help the refugee claimants residing at MHO houses by providing them with healthy meals. Cooking will also offer the volunteer an opportunity for social engagement and getting an in-depth understanding of the concerns and issues of people from highly diverse backgrounds who are seeking asylum in Canada.
How will the organization benefit?
Volunteers are crucial to the work of Matthew House Ottawa. The volunteer cooks substantially contribute to the refugee services and help the program enhance its services to the residents.
Volunteer location:
Nepean and South Keys


Soroush Jafari
@Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank
Ext: 2515
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This position would be great for: Adults
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services
You will be helping with: Persons new to Canada, Women

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