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Position: 1032 - Food and Beverage Server - Kitchen Assistant * We are accepting applications during COVID *
Organization: Knights Table
Position Address: 287 Glidden Road, Unit 4, Brampton, ON L6W 1H9 (Kennedy & Glidden)
Location: Brampton
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individual, Co-op Placements, Newcomers, Older Adults
Description
You can be expected to engage in one or more of the following ongoing tasks:
- Assist cook as directed
- Help to prepare meals
- Clean-up/dish washing

PLEASE NOTE: During COVID-19, we have changed to serving TAKE-OUT MEALS ONLY at our door. Volunteers may be serving clients at the door, behind a table. Clients are required to wear masks for service.

The Knights Table during the COVID-19 Emergency is totally committed to the HEALTH & SAFETY of all who work, volunteer, and use our facility/outreach.

"Thank You for your interest in volunteering at the Knights Table."

To Apply:
1. Click on the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to submit your name and contact information to us, confidentially
2. Follow through by:
> Scheduling an interview by telephoning the Knights Table: 905-454-8725
> For your interview at the Knights Table facility (see 'Map', below), be sure to bring along a completed VOLUNTEER APPLICATION your most recent resume, and 3 references. When you click on 'Apply Now!', you will have immediate access to the forms required for the interview

Goal
For over 27 years, Knights Table has served the needs of people dealing with issues of poverty and homelessness in Peel region. Driven by client needs, Knights Table is supported by a staff of 10 along with over 3,200 volunteers who are committed to assisting people who come through our doors. The staff and volunteers assist the clients regardless of colour, culture, religion, economic status, gender, sexual orientation, or social condition. We are supported by various levels of government, businesses, charitable foundations, groups, churches and individuals. Their assistance makes it possible for our doors to remain open 365 days a year to serve over 79,000 meals annually.

The existence and scope of our organization would not be possible without a great team of volunteers. Join us and make a direct impact within your community, helping the less fortunate, the disadvantaged, and residents in need. 'Food and Beverage Server' is a VITAL ROLE that contributes SO MUCH to the delivery of QUALITY MEAL SERVICE at our Glidden Road location.

**** During COVID we are operating with a "take-out" only model for our clients. No dining within the facility ****

Benefits
+ Take on a key role in a high-profile community service organization
+ Use/enhance your people skills, and refine your 'food service' and 'customer service' excellence
+ Excellent opportunity to 'network' with like-minded volunteers, staff, and Knights Table stakeholders
+ As you volunteer, develop an understanding of the needs of the disadvantaged and less fortunate in your community
+ Secondary school students can add hours to their '40 hours' community service graduation requirement
+ Personal satisfaction that your volunteering will make a direct impact upon the health and well being of residents in your community

Position Qualifications
● Passion for helping others by volunteering
● Commitment to learn about the Knights Table and its food bank operations
● Ready and able to volunteer for AT LEAST 3 MONTHS, preferably longer
● Prepared to adhere to an agreed weekly schedule
● Prior 'customer service' and/or 'food service' experience is welcome (food handling 'certification' welcome, too, but not required)
● Respect for health and safety procedures, especially food handling

PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers will be required to fill out an APPLICATION prior to scheduling an interview (see 'Description', above)
Min Age: 16    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Short Term (3 months or less)
Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon, Saturday Morning, Saturday Afternoon, Sunday Morning, Sunday Afternoon
A minimum 3 month commitment is required for this role.

MONDAY thru SUNDAY (Mornings/Afternoons)
Specific weekly scheduling will be worked out as part of the volunteer screening process.

Training
1. Orientation
2. Training for the 'role', plus ongoing support, with emphasis on COVID-19 health and safety

Area(s) of Interest: Customer Service, Food Services, Holiday & Festive
How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.knightstable.org
https://www.facebook.com/knightstable/
https://twitter.com/Knights_Table
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