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Coordinator/Facilitator for Food Workshops

Organization: Carlington Community Chaplaincy

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Mar 30, 2018

Description

Alternating Fridays 1:30-4 pm
Dates: Feb 9 & 23, March 9 & 23, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, June 1 & 15
Coordinate and facilitate the making of a nutritious and delicious meal or snacks with members of the Carlington community. The volunteer would establish recipes to be taught to a group of participants. All workshop participants get to take home portions of food at the end of the workshop. Volunteer must follow safety guidelines and lead the volunteer team in preparing, serving, and clean-up. Volunteer will require a background in food preparation and cooking. They must understand and be comfortable with substituting ingredients into recipes to provide the most affordable options for participants, whose budgets are limited. Some understanding of food banks is an asset.

Contact

Sarah Posthuma

613-728-9933

programcoordinator@carlingtonchaplaincy.com

Volunteer Opportunity Address
102-1465 Caldwell Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 8L9

Details

Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services; Teaching/Tutoring

You will be working with: Disadvantaged; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Women; Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Opportunity to enhance skills around food preparation, effective communication, and working with diverse people. Meet wonderful people and be part of a welcoming community.

How will the organization benefit?
We can continue to support and increase residents' access to healthy and budget-friendly meals.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Seniors; Youth 16-24

Public transportation available: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

CPR certification required: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes

Police record check required: Yes