Food Service Volunteer (Mississauga)
(Peel. Social Services Department, Peel Family Shelter)

Position ID: V-MBC0265 Last Modified: 21 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 21 Jul 2014
Opportunity Details
Duties of Role- Help set-up and clean the kitchen after meals 
- Help serve the food 
- Help tidy the kithen after meals 
- Make meals fun and feel free to offer suggestions to the Kitchen Coordinator
Benefit(s) to the Volunteer- Opportunity to know and interact with clients and other volunteers and staff 
- Opportunity to learn and utilize your skills 
- Access to Salvation Army Employment Listings and Training
Hours Awarded to StudentsNo
Ages18 year(s) and up
Police CheckRequired
Skills/Experience- Smile and welcome clients, consider wearing a nametag so clients can call you by name.  
- Gently encourage the use of proper manners and role model politeness and courtesy towards others. 
- Anticipate any behaviour concerns and defuse them before they develop by supervising and being involved.  
- Always be soft spoken. 
- Regardless of your food preferences, try to be enthusiastic about all food being served. 
- Try to maintain a sense of humour and in all circumstances, remain calm.
Qualifications/CertificationCompassionate, friendly, patient, excellent people skills.
Length of CommitmentLong Term (more than 6 months) - A commitment of 6 months or more is required for this role.
Minimum Hours3 / Day
Main ContactLucy Botchway, Manager Volunteers and Donor Relations, The Salvation Army; Phone: 905-791-7800 ext 1940; Fax: 905-273-7522; Email:
Social Media LinksWebsite Website:
Potential ScheduleMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Afternoon, Evening 
- Breakfast 7:00AM to 9:00AM 
- Lunch 12:00 noon to 1:30PM (could extend to 2:00PM) based on number of clients 
- Dinner 4:30PM to 5:30PM 
Number of Volunteers Req'dMississauga: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Orientation package must be read and signed, which includes understanding of all kitchen services policy and procedures ; Scheduled training - Training provided by Volunteer Manager and Food Services Worker
Areas of InterestFood Services ; Shelter Coordination Support
Suitable ForYoung Adults (19 to 24) ; Adults (25 to 64) ; Family Group
CommentsThis volunteer role would be ideal for older adults, working individuals and faith groups.
Agency Details
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Organization NamePeel. Social Services Department, Peel Family Shelter
Address & Map
1767 Dundas Street E
Mississauga, ON L4X 1L5
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Office Phone905-272-7061