Thursday Lunch Serving
Volunteer Types: Food preparation and services
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
There is one position available on Thursday from 11:45am-1:30pm.
During lunch time, volunteers greet, take meal orders, and serve our community members as they visit for a bite to eat. Due to COVID restrictions and new safety protocols beverages/meals are no longer self-serve for guests.
The volunteer will also assist staff in setup or packaging of meals and perhaps table cleanup.
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.
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.
The volunteer will be part of a lively staff and volunteer team. The volunteer reports to the Volunteer coordinator.
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.
Time it will take to contact applicants:
This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
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 (19-24 years)
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