Kitchen Volunteer

(Salvation Army, Lighthouse Emergency Shelter)

Position ID: V-HVC0530 Last Full Update: 12 Feb 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsThe Lighthouse is a 32 bed co-ed shelter that provides emergency shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness in the Halton region.
ContactRhonda Dunphy, Program Services Manager, Salvation Army Lighthouse Shelter; Phone: 905-339-2918; Email:
DutiesKitchen duties include: assist with meal preparation and serving meals, washing dishes, clean up of kitchen, servery and dining area. Sorting and putting away of food donations, grocery deliveries and organizing pantry and fridges as needed.
BenefitsHelping to serve meals for homeless individuals
ClientsWorking in a homeless shelter with residents 16 years of age and older
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Poverty & Homelessness ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Shelter Coordination Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Looking for a volunteer to work two to three shifts per week, available from Tuesday to Thursday from 10 am to 2pm
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Number of PositionsOakville 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsFood handler's certificate - will be paid by workplace
Start DateOn or after 13 Feb 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameSalvation Army, Lighthouse Emergency Shelter
Office PhoneLighthouse Shelter 905-339-2918
Address & Map
750 Redwood Square
Oakville, ON L6L 6X7
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