Meal Preparation - Monday afternoons
Meal Preparation – Monday afternoons
Volunteer Types: Food preparation and services
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: August 10, 2022
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Description

Do you enjoy cooking? Have you experienced cooking for large numbers of people?

Meal Prep Volunteers support the preparation of the meals alongside other dedicated volunteers and Support staff. Centre 507 serves hot meals and snacks 6 days a week. We are currently looking for 1 volunteer on Monday afternoons from 2pm – 4pm.

The tasks include:
– Assisting with basic food preparation as per instructions by the Food Services Coordinator or support staff, such as washing, peeling, and cutting vegetables and fruit
– Prepare, heat, and finish simple food items
– Portion, assemble, and wrap food. Setting up for meal service
– Using common appliances, utensils and tools including knives and peelers
Candidates must be 19+ years of age, double vaccinated 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. Other Considerations: Staff and Volunteers still wear masks on-site and must be at least double vaccinated for Covid. We are located on the 2nd floor and there are stairs to reach us.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
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.
How will the organization benefit?
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. The volunteer will be part of a lively staff and volunteer team. The volunteer reports to the Volunteer coordinator.
Volunteer location:
507 Bank Street - Located on the 2nd floor of Centretown United Church

Contact

Rob
@Centre 507
613-233-5626
Ext: 221
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services
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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