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Student Nutrition Program Volunteer

You applied for this job on March 21, 2023
Volunteer Position Name / Role: Student Nutrition Program Volunteer
Date Posted: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Organization Name: The Children's Foundation of Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin- Food & Friends program.
Organization Contact: Jodi Carreiro
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: - help bring healthy food to hungry minds
- opportunity to provide children and youth with a positive start to their day
- provides vital help to local children and youth in need
- builds your experience and develops new skills
- helps you contribute to your community
- helps you meet new people with similar interests and become a valuable member of a team
- makes you happier, reduces stress, combats depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provides a sense of purpose
- allows you to explore career choices and enhance your resume
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: Each program operates a little bit differently, which means there are a variety of different tasks that volunteers can support. Locations may offer one or a combination of the following programs: breakfast, morning meal, snack, or lunch.

With the start of a new school year, we have started to hear from our partnered locations that they need help. We are currently looking for volunteers to support the programs below.

-Centennial Hylands Elementary School, Shelburne
- Hyland Heights Public School, Shelburne
- Parkinson Centennial Public School, Orangeville
- Princess Elizabeth Public School, Orangeville
- Princess Margaret Public School, Orangeville
Sample Tasks: - food prep
- food distribution
- grocery shopping
- online grocery ordering
- menu planning
- reporting/bookkeeping
- program coordination
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Monday, May 15, 2023
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Community and information services for the general public
Skills / Experience: Depending on the position and school/agency, you may be required to obtain a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Check.
On-the-job training will be provided.
You applied for this job on March 21, 2023