Meal/Hot Beverage Server - Thursday Evenings
Meal/Hot Beverage Server – Thursday Evenings
Volunteer Types: Food preparation and services, Mental Health, Mentoring
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
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Description

The position available is on Thursday at 4:45pm – 7pm.

During dinner time, Volunteers greet, take beverage orders, and serve tea/coffee to community members as they visit for a bite to eat. Due to COVID restrictions and new safety protocols beverages are no longer self-serve for guests.
The volunteer will also assist staff in setup of refreshments, serving and cleanup of the refreshment stand.
Candidates must be 19+ years of age, double vaccinated, wear a provided N95 mask and able to climb stairs. Some standing and twisting also involved. Community members are served in a socially distanced manner and staff members sanitize areas after each guest.

Centre 507 is an adult drop-in centre and support service, open to all who seek a safe and friendly environment. Serving Ottawa since 1983, the centre is at 507 Bank Street near the corner of Argyle.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The volunteer will be part of a lively staff and volunteer team. The volunteer reports to the Volunteer coordinator. You will be assisting the Centre 507 to provide meals to its diverse Participants. Our provision of food and refreshments have been identified as essential service by the City of Ottawa. Many volunteers feel a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment and connection to a community. You will engage community members, assist with food security and be working in a team with other staff and volunteers.
Volunteer location:
2nd level of Centretown United Church (Bank and Argyle Ave)

Contact

Rob E
@Centre 507
613-233-5626
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services, Mental Health, Mentoring
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Suitable for community service hours
  • Public transportation available
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