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About the Position
Position: 1033 - Floater Volunteer - * We are accepting volunteers 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
Description
'Floaters' are Knights Table volunteers, who:
- With knowledge and experience in different areas, support a variety of activities (incl. 'food service')
- Accept tasks as are assigned by the Operations Manager

"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 Knight's 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. 'Floaters' as volunteers is a VITAL ROLE that contributes SO MUCH to the delivery of QUALITY MEAL SERVICE at our Glidden Road location. Learn more about the Knight's Table (go to 'Social Media', below)!

Benefits
+ Take on a 'food service' role within a high-profile community service organization
+ Use/enhance your organizational and people skills, and refine your capacity to MULTI-TASK
+ 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 earn 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, its food bank operations, and particularly its 'food service'
● Ready and able to volunteer for AT LEAST 3 MONTHS, preferably longer
● Prepared to adhere to an agreed weekly schedule
● Prior 'food service' and food bank experience is welcome (not required)
● Respect for health and safety procedures, plus prepared to qualify for 'food handling certification', if required

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:Medium Term (4 - 6 months)
Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon, Saturday Morning, Sunday Morning, Anytime
Medium Term (between 3 to 6 months)
A minimum 3 month commitment is required for this role.

MONDAY thru FRIDAY > Mornings & Afternoons
SATURDAY & SUNDAY > Morning
Specific weekly scheduling will be worked out as part of the volunteer interview process.

Training
1. Orientation about the Knights Table
2. Training that is specific to the volunteering 'role', ongoing support, with emphasis on COVID-19 health and safety

Area(s) of Interest: Customer Service, Food Services, Holiday & Festive, Senior Support
How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.knightstable.org
https://www.facebook.com/knightstable/
https://twitter.com/Knights_Table
https://youtu.be/_pBa3PfTHaI


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