Food Preparation Volunteer

(The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub)

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Position ID: V-MID0360 Last Modified: 21 May 2021 Last Full Update: 15 Mar 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactShelly Dutton, Community Engagemnt Coordinator, The Guesthouse Shelter; Phone: 705-528-1096 ext 204; Email:
DutiesPrepare main course and/or deserts for up to 40 guests for an evening meal. Further details are available if needed.
ClientsResidents or visitors to the community who are homeless or simply in urgent need.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Dependably able to prepare part or all of evening meal for up to 40 people. Strong belief in the rights of every human being to have a safe and healthy life.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Volunteer as little as 2 hours once a month, or volunteer every week or every other week, The choice is yours.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon 
Tuesday: Afternoon 
Wednesday: Afternoon 
Thursday: Afternoon 
Friday: Afternoon 
Saturday: Afternoon 
Sunday: Afternoon 
Meal preparation happens daily with all hours put in done prior to the 5 pm meal.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Location522 Elizabeth Street
Number of PositionsMidland: 20 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Driver License required - If delivering meal to shelter, license would be needed.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameThe Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Office PhoneShelter Line: 705-527-4111 Office: 705-528-1096; Shelter Line: 705-527-4111; Office: 705-528-1096
Address & Map
522 Elizabeth St
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 1A2
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Mailing Address522 Elizabeth St 
2nd floor 
Midland, ON 
Canada L4R 2A1