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About the Position
Position:
986 - Assistant to Breakfast Program Coordinator
Organization:
Position Address:
Community Room of Forest Ridge Apartments, 3420 The Collegeway, Mississauga, ON L5L 5T2
Location:
Mississauga

Goal

Pathway Community Programs is a non-profit organization, which operates 2 BREAKFAST PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH of low-income families in Mississauga.

The program follows the Nutrition Guidelines of the Student Nutrition Program (SNP) which aims at children to be well nourished for healthy growth and development and to be ready to learn.

A part-time coordinator prepares and serves nutritious breakfasts and lunches-to-go and is assisted by volunteers in these tasks.

The role of volunteers is crucial for the efficient and timely operation of these programs, which run 5 days a week. In fact, these programs simply would not be possible without the valuable contributions by our hardworking, enthusiastic and caring team of volunteers!


Description

Volunteers will be involved in: ● Helping prepare and serve food, preparing sandwiches, veggies and fruit to take to school● Helping set up and clean up the breakfast room ● Supervising and interacting with the school children, teaching positive social skills, serving as a role model, encouraging good table manners and introducing children to healthy eating habitsVolunteers are encouraged to attend a 'Safe Food Handling' course offered annually by the Region of Peel Health Department.


Benefits

+ Excellent opportunity to assist youth in a very important way (proper nutrition) + Learn/enhance your skills/experience in 'food service' outreach in your local community+ Enjoy volunteering with like-minded, committed staff and fellow volunteers+ 'Network' in your neighbourhood, and in the local community+ Satisfaction that, thanks to your volunteering, youngsters will go to school properly 'primed' to learn


Qualifications

● Minimum Age - 20● Friendly, engaging with children● Peel 'Safe Food Handling' certification welcome● Volunteer engagement for at least 6 MONTHS preferred● 'Police Vulnerable Sector Check' required

Min Age: 20   
Police Check: Required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment starting 2019-02-01
Shifts are available Anytime

Long Term (more than 6 months) - Preferably for the length of one school year or longer

WEEKLY: Mon thru Fri, Breakfast @ 7:00 AM. Volunteers will arrive earlier, per agreed scheduling


Training

Introductory and ongoing training will be provided by the program coordinator, who has a 'Safe Food Handling' Certificate.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Youth Programs, Food Services, Parent & Child Support
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Wheelchair Accessible Parking
Ideal for: Individuals, Newcomers



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.pathwayhousing.ca


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