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Position # 2092
OrganizationMental Health Visiting and Activty Program - Volunteer Victoria
Position Souper Meals Volunteer - Mental Health Activity and Visiting Program - Souper Meals
Location 1035B N Park St, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Souper Meals is a fun, welcoming, safe place where people on a mental health journey have a sense of belonging and enjoy themselves. For some the program gives them the opportunity to enter the workforce. For others it helps them to get up in the morning, be part of something, and have structure in their day.
By sharing your time you will improve the quality of life of those with a mental illness in our community through mentoring, preparing meals together and offering an affordable food service to our community.
Description Souper Meals is a busy and supportive food services training program for clients with mental illness. Participants in the program prepare nutritious homemade meals. These affordable items are then sold to clients connected to the mental health system.
As a volunteer you may coach a Souper Meals participant in the kitchen or assist with food preparation yourself. Other volunteers may interact with clients from the community at the busy sales desk. Whatever role you assume we can pretty much guarantee that you will have a lot of fun.
We would love to hear from you if we sound like a fit for you!
Training Details Must have valid Foodsafe Level 1 Certificate if you are wanting to volunteer in the food preparation area. Orientation to the program provided.
Working Conditions If volunteering in the food preparation area - standing for one hour+ periods of time and able to lift 10 to 20 pounds.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail 2 to 3 hours once weekly
Special Event Start Date 2021-07-15
Special Event End Date 2021-12-24
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Food/Hospitality
Skill(s) Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Empathy
How to Apply
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Website http://volunteervictoria.bc.ca
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Contact Mary Ann Snowden
Phone 250.386.2269
Address 620 View Street Victoria, V8W 1Y5

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