Meal Assistant, Street Relief

Posted: December 01, 2016

Region: Toronto, ON

Application deadline: December 31, 2017


The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Meals Assistant, Street Relief Volunteer. To help improve the lives of people who are marginally housed, socially isolated and homeless in the downtown area by providing a nutritious meal. This position will report to the program Coordinator
Duties
  • Load and unload supplies (e.g. groceries, disposable place settings and cutlery).
  • Work in a team to set up tables, chairs, the serving line, bussing station, and hot drinks table.
  • Work in a team to serve hot meals to an average of 150 clients on a weekly basis.
  • Be aware of personal and group health and safety practices and procedures, and act in accordance with these.
  • Demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviours towards all program participants and volunteers.
Qualifcations
  • Be flexible: respect, be open to and supportive of the thoughts, opinions and contribution of others.
  • Be responsible: plan and manage time, cope with uncertainty and paradox.
  • Work independently and with others to support teams’ purpose.
  • Knowledge on homelessness, poverty, and equity issues would be an asset.
This positon requires satisfactory Canadian vulerable sector and/or criminal record check
Apply now to join our local Red Cross team and become a part of the world’s largest humanitarian organization, and one of our 13 million volunteer across the world.
 
The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Interested candidates please submit your application and resume by December 31, 2017 to:
The Canadian Red Cross Society
Email: Lora.Latinovic@redcross.ca
 
While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position.