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Snack Bar Assistant


Organization: Ottawa Family Cinema Foundation

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Weekends; Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Jan 4, 2020


Ottawa Family Cinema is a non-profit registered charity run by volunteers for more than 40 years. The Cinema is open from mid-September until the beginning of May, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter weekends. Shows are on every Saturday at 2:00 pm, plus selected Friday evenings at 7:00 pm (usually at least twice per month).
We are looking for an assistant to the manager of the Snack Bar, which offers popcorn, hot dogs, coffee, hot chocolate, chocolate bars, etc. All supplies for the snack bar need to be purchased from our suppliers and delivered to the cinema Friday evenings and or Saturdays in which we are operating. Training will be provided to suitable candidates. Below are the major responsibilities and qualifications for this position. If you would like to know more details about this exciting opportunity, please feel free to contact the Volunteer Coordinator at vc@familycinema.ca.
Major Responsibilities
• Purchasing and delivering inventory for each item offered at snack bar based on Manager's assessment.
• Effectively communicate with OFC manager about any issues or concerns in regard to the Snack bar and help plan corrective action
• Organized, self-directed, with strong communication skills
• Physically able to handle inventory...some lifting required, help available at the cinema to unload
• Vehicle is required
• Giving all receipts of purchases to Accounts Manager
• Sense of humour


Yolanda Yin

(613) 722-8218


Volunteer Opportunity Address
710 Broadview Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 2M3


Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services; Retail; Transportation of goods

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Animals; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
You will be providing a much needed service to the cinema in continuing to provide excellent service to our community of movie goers. You will have input into the purchase snack bar inventory. Chance to work alongside other volunteers who are like a family.

How will the organization benefit?
We have decided to lighten the load of the Snack bar manager who in previous times did it all. So you will be of great assistance to another volunteer.
Helping by providing a service to our patrons and raising money for the cinema. The snack bar provides the cinema atmosphere and is greatly utilized by our patrons.

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors