Our Mission
About the Position
Position # 3572
OrganizationVictoria Cool Aid Society
Position Community Kitchen - 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 The purpose of Community Kitchen is to provide a variety of frozen and ready to eat foods for the community. The role of the Cook Volunteer is to plan, make, and portion 20-40 servings

The volunteer role may include any or all of the following:

-Plan and design a recipe using as much of the available Mustard Seed donations as possible using link to list provided
-Identify additional ingredients needed. Maximum budget is $80
-Send recipe to DCC Program Facilitator for approval
-Acquire additional needed ingredients by either:
-Communicating list to DCC Program Facilitators by 12:00pm Friday the week before your scheduled shift or
-Picking up the ingredients yourself and brining a receipt to the DCC Program Facilitators for reimbursement
-Independently prepare 20-40 portions during your scheduled shift at 755 Pandora Avenue

-One pot meals: Chili, soup, casseroles
-Lentil Dhal and Rice
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details Online orientation and general training followed by in-person position specific training and support from staff.
Working Conditions Working in a drop-in centre kitchen.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Commit to one shift a week from Monday-Friday preferably from 10-1 pm or 12-3 pm.

*The DCC is open 9-3:15 Monday-Friday. The Community Kitchen Cook role is very flexible and if another time would work better for you to volunteer please let us know.*
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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