Lighthouse Community Meal Sweep & Mop Support

(The Lighthouse, Orillia, The Lighthouse Emergency Men's Shelter & Community Meal Program)

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Position ID: V-ORI0477 Last Modified: 08 Mar 2020 Last Full Update: 08 Mar 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactTrish Holloway, Operations Manager & Volunteer Coordinator, The Lighthouse Community Meal Program and Emergency's Men Shelter; Phone: 705-329-2265 ext 101; Email:
DutiesVacuum, Sweep, Mop, Move Tables & Chairs, Refresh Garbages, Recycling & Compost. Help to reset the cafe each day after a busy lunch to prepare for afternoon drop in programs.
BenefitsVolunteer Hours, Supporting Community, Friendships
ClientsMen, Woman, Families & Youth at risk of or homelessness. Although not many client interactions as this volunteer job is during our closed hours.
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Shelter Coordination Support
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Skilled Labour ; Must be able to lift mop bucket, sweep, mop and lift garbages etc. Must be reliable and on time as we have a short time to turn the cafe around for next use.
Commitment LengthThis is a daily job and should take about 60-90 minutes. This role can be one day a week or a few days a week depending on the person(s) availability.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; This role is independent, but other kitchen volunteers will be around, plus staff.
Minimum Hours1.5
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon (12 noon-1:30 pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon (12 noon-1:30 pm) 
Wednesday: Afternoon (12 noon-1:30 pm) 
Friday: Afternoon (12 noon-1:30 pm) 
Saturday: Afternoon (12 noon-1:30 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - We have a ramp into the cafe, but the role requires stair use and mop lifting etc.
Number of PositionsOrillia: 6 individual(s) 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit ; Parking is at Peter & King 3 blocks to walk to facility
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsApplications will be accepted with copy of police check. The application and letter is here on our website. Note the letter allows for a FREE Criminal background check to be done, see
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 09 Mar 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameThe Lighthouse, Orillia, The Lighthouse Emergency Men's Shelter & Community Meal Program
Office Phone705-329-2265
Address & Map
48 Peter St S
Orillia, ON L3V 5B1
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Mailing AddressCanada