Neighbourhood Network

Volunteer Opportunity Listing

LT Short Term
Feb 8
Dec 31

Kitchen Volunteer

Organization:
Margaret Bahen Hospice of York Region

Description

The Hospice is looking for food services volunteers to join our kitchen family. Food Services volunteers prepare homemade snacks, baking and light meals for residents and their caregivers.

Qualifications:
-Interest in meal preparation and knowledge of recipes
-Friendly, warm and empathetic to individuals living with a life limiting illness
-Good listening skills
-Ability to remain calm and supportive in difficult situations
-Willing to work with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
-Food Handling Certificate an asset but not required. Training will be provided.

Training Provided:
-Introduction to Hospice and Palliative Care, Core Concept 1-a 30 hour course
-Food Handling training

Time Commitment:
Volunteers typically commit to one 3 to 4 hour shift per week. We are asking for a commitment of 1 year.
To Apply:
Interested volunteers can contact
Ann Boden, Coordinator of Volunteers
Phone: 905-967-1500 ext. 137;
Email: [email protected]
or visit www.myhospice.ca to fill in an application form

Use the contact info below to volunteer for this opportunity!

Please Note

Margaret Bahen Hospice of York Region is a 10-bed residential hospice that features 24 hour nursing and care staff, as well as social services, spiritual support, medical care, pharmacy, therapies, and more. More than 150 volunteers support the hospice.

Food Services, Health