Our Mission
About the Position
Position # 3572
OrganizationVictoria Cool Aid Society
Position Community Kitchen Cooking Volunteer - Community Kitchen at The Downtown Community Centre
Location 755 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Cool Aid's vision is a community where no one is forced to sleep on the street or go hungry and everyone has the dignity that comes with home, health and connection.

Guiding Principles:
Meet clients where they are at.
Commit to anti-racism, decolonization and cultural humility.
Approach each client with empathy.
Practice integrity and mutual respect in all our relationships.
Advocate for those we serve.
Description A volunteer will lead a small group of 3-5 participants through cooking a recipe. Participants will be at various levels of kitchen experience and the volunteer should feel confident explaining basic kitchen skills. Recipe is meant to serve the group as well as be packaged as prepared frozen food to give out to the community. Ideally the volunteer submits their own idea for a recipe (approx. 20. portions or more) to be approved by DCC Program Facilitators.

Experience working in hospitality or cooking training would be an asset, but not required. Food safe is also an asset, but not required.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details Online orientation and general training followed by in-person position specific training and support from staff.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail The schedule is very flexible - you just need to commit to once a week anytime from Monday-Friday either from 10-1 pm or 12-3 pm. Before committing to a shift we will coordinate a time for you to join us for a tour and meet with the DCC Facilitators.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Food/Hospitality, Food Security
Skill(s) Supervision, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Facilitation and Training, Plan & Co-ordinate, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://coolaid.org/ways-to-help/volunteer/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Alicia Jones
Phone 778-405-2542
Address 465 Swift St Victoria, V8W 1S2


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