Hospitality - Dinner servers

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

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Position ID: V-MID0396 Last Modified: 21 May 2021 Last Full Update: 27 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactShelly Dutton, Community Engagement Coordinator, The Guesthouse Shelter & Community Hub; Phone: 705-528-1096 ext 204; Fax: 705-528-0857; Email:
DutiesDinner servers: Serve prepared dinner. Light cleanup of kitchen and dishes (regular use). Socialize with guests. For more information please contact us!
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BenefitsOur volunteers say they love how grateful the guests are. Whether it's food, shelter or clothing. There is always at least one person if not all saying how much they appreciate the efforts of our volunteers. Everyone benefits!
ClientsThe guests of the shelter may or may not be staying at the shelter. Some guests live in the community and come to the shelter for meals and socialization. 
Some guests may be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups ; Court-ordered community service hours
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Volunteer as little as 2 hours a month, once a month, or if you choose, you can volunteer once or twice a week. What works for you, works for us.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Afternoon, Evening 
Dinner is always served at 5:30 pm
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall ; Winter ; Year Round ; Volunteer all year round, or pick a season. The choice is yours.
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Number of PositionsMidland: 20 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total. 
2 volunteers required per shift, volunteers are welcome from any community across Simcoe North
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training - Based on Volunteer Availability ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 16 Mar 2019
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