The Well - Kitchen Helper
Volunteer Types: Food preparation and services, Others, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening), Skilled Trades, Transportation of goods
Organization types: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Community and Social Services, Disabilities, LGBTQIA2+, Poverty/Social Justice, Senior Citizens, Women
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: September 9, 2022
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Mission statement
We provide safe spaces that connect people and create community. We offer programs that address basic human needs and foster dignity, wellness and hope for all.
Our vision
An inclusive community where no one is marginalized and everyone is valued and supported.
“We serve a community with complex needs. All Programs are designed with inclusivity in mind”

The Well Kitchen Helper
The Well- half day sessions 9 -1:00 PM twice per weekly – Monday and or, Wednesday and or, Thursday
• Fluent in English – bilingualism an asset.
• Comfortable working with little supervision
• Personable, friendly and outgoing
• Able to lift up to 30lbs, comfortable with stairs and bending
• Current Police background check
• Proof of Covid vaccinations – must be willing to wear a mask indoors, as we are a high risk setting

• Assisting the Food Services Coordinator as needed. Every Monday and Wednesday the food needs to be checked – dispose any spoiled food and wipe out the fridge.
• Help to bring in the food deliveries including Sysco, Food Bank and Whole Foods. (W.F. is Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays, F.B. is Wednesday)
• Sweep and Mop out Community Fridge room when needed
• Break down boxes and take them out to recycling bins outside
• Volunteers will sign in and out after each session to capture volunteer hours

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Doing good for others and the community helps to create a natural sense of accomplishment. And working as a volunteer can also give you a sense of pride and identity, helping to boost your self-confidence further by taking you out of your natural comfort zone and environment.
How will the organization benefit?
Volunteers are vital to The Community Day Programs day-to-day operations. As a non-profit organization, we cannot provide the support we do without the commitment of our community volunteers.
Volunteer location:
154 Somerset St W, at the corner of Elgin St. - The Well/La Source


Kimberly Latka
@Ottawa Anglican Day Programs
Ext: 225
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services, Others, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening), Skilled Trades, Transportation of goods
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Suitable for community service hours
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