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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Volunteer Cook (Vancouver)

ABOUT FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER (FSGV)

Founded in 1928, FSGV is a charitable organization which works to inspire and support people in our community who live with personal, social and systemic barriers to participating fully in our society. We offer a broad range of programs and services across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland to help people to reach their full potential. This includes: counselling and therapy for women and children who are victims of violence, food and shelter, detox and safehouses for homeless youth, parenting skills training, community engagement through language classes, community kitchens, financial empowerment, seniors programs and more.

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION

We are looking for cooking volunteers to prepare lunch for the parents and children who are attending the Family Day Program (through FSGV’s Family Preservation Services). We will provide a $5.00 honorarium per volunteer day to help with transportation
costs.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Interest in cooking and nutrition
  • Experience in cooking for groups of 15 people
  • Enjoy meeting new people
  • Food Safe 1 Certificate required

If your application is successful, a Criminal Record Check must be completed (at no cost to you).

Location: 4103 Fraser Street, Vancouver

Hours: 3 hours per week (September – July) on Thursdays and/or Friday Mornings 9am – 12pm

Commitment: We hope volunteers will commit to a minimum 3 month time period for consistency with our client families

Start Date: Ongoing

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

The opportunity to give back to your community and gain excellent work experience in a friendly and supportive environment. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please contact Nicole at 604.875.6277 or email nkim@fsgv.ca.

FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all genders and sexual orientations, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities.

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