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Position:
3035 - Kitchen Prep and Dishwasher Volunteer > IMMEDIATE NEED!
Organization:
Position Address:
Albion Bolton Community Centre, Queen Street South, Bolton, Ontario
Location:
Caledon

Goal

Caledon Meals on Wheels (CMOW) believes in and continues to build and sustain a community where individuals can enjoy healthy, independent and connected living at any age. Principally, we deliver meals (fresh/frozen/groceries) to residents 65 and older (living in Caledon, Bolton, Orangeville) who cannot independently provide for themselves due to disability or infirmity. CMOW also provides support through other programs intended to promote health and wellness. Our motto: 'Live Your Life!'Caledon Meals on Wheels provide FRESH HOT MEALS weekly on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Deliveries are made possible with the invaluable assistance of local, energetic volunteers. Join a dedicated team of over 200 volunteers, who have recognized that the impact of COVID-19 makes their involvement and contributions even more important than ever! Our Kitchen Prep and Dishwasher Volunteer will have the opportunity to take direction and work alongside our Chef and team to prepare, cook, bake, or package food for meal delivery. Get involved with a not-for-profit organization by contributing hours to our nutritional program, so that clients can live independently in their homes and in their communities!


Description

In this 'role', you will:

  • Volunteer along side and under the direction of CMOW's Chef 
  • Assist in the preparation of fresh vegetables for cooking, including cutting and peeling
  • Help with baking
  • Assist in the packaging of meals for delivery
  • Assist in washing kitchen utensils, dishes, plus general clean up of CMOW kitchen facilities
  • Contribute towards keeping our kitchen facilities tidy and sanitary
  • Engage in other tasks as requested by our Chef and kitchen management staff

Commitment, Reliability, Responsibility are essential.

You are invited to apply through the CMOW website (see Social Media, below), or through Volunteer MBC, as a client with a 'profile' within its Referral System. Clients can click the yellow box 'Apply Now!' to send your name/contact information to CMOW in respect of this volunteering opportunity. After you apply, as a precaution, please monitor your 'Junk/Spam' email folders and leave space on your voicemail for communications from CMOW.

 


Benefits

Excellent opportunity to volunteer with a high-profile community service organization that serves the Town of Caledon + This is an 'in person' position, allowing you to network with dedicated volunteers and CMOW staff + Add to your knowledge/skills about food nutrition, handling, preparation, cooking, and kitchen facilities management (add to your resume) + In the 'role', you'll make a key, direct contribution to CMOW's capacity to provide meals to those in need in your local community In doing so, be part of an ongoing initiative to maintain 'connectivity' with those residents who otherwise would be subject to unhealthy 'isolation'. 


Qualifications

  • Minimum Age - 18
  • CMOW requests a volunteer engagement of AT LEAST 6 MONTHS
  • You're available AT LEAST 1 DAY PER WEEK (see TIME COMMITMENT, below), plus you're routinely punctual for your shifts
  • Prior kitchen experience in a commercial setting is an asset, but not required
  • Standing for up to 4 hours, plus lifting up to 25 lbs (12 kgs) 
  • Solid English communication skills, together with the ability to carefully follow directions
  • Committed to TRAINING that emphasizes Health & Safety (food handling certification is welcome)
  • Capable of adhering to CMOW’s Code of Conduct, Code of Ethics, and Conflict of Interest standards as per CMOW policies and signed agreement
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check, Proof of Vaccination, and 2 References required

SCREENING of applicants will be principally virtual/remote, unless otherwise advised (Telephone/Email/Online interviewing). Suitable candidates may be asked to attend at CMOW kitchen facilities.

Min Age: 18   
Police Check: Required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Required


Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment starting 2022-04-19 AND ending 2022-10-19
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon

WEEKLY: Minimum of 1 DAY (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)
SHIFTS: 4 HOURS (9:00 AM to 1:00 PM or 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
Mandatory TRAINING
Punctuality is a MUST!


Training

Before successful candidates engage in the 'role', volunteers will have a one-on-one ORIENTATION session with the Volunteer Coordinator. Group TRAINING sessions are held occasionally to discuss common issues. Support is provided by Volunteer Coordinator and CMOW on an ongoing basis.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Customer Service, Food Services, Senior Support
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace
Ideal for: Individuals



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.cmow.org
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caledon-Meals-on-Wheels/186306238170055?ref=tn_tnmn
http://@CaledonMOW
http://youtu.be/vU0pz-A_pPA


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