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About the Position
Position #: 19578
OrganizationWomen's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region
Position: Program Assistant - Food and Nutrition
Location: 700 Heritage Drive, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: WCSWR empowers and supports women and children to move beyond violence and abuse through the provision of safe shelter, education and outreach services.
Description: We are looking for someone who enjoys food preparation and also possesses excellent organizational skills; an ability to take direction, work independently and multi-task; excellent communication and writing skills; empathetic and non-judgmental.

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Duties:
- Assisting Food & Nutrition Coordinator to unload food items from vehicle and transporting to kitchen
- Sort food items and assist with accurate inventory of food items
- Organize food items and preparing them for storage in designated storage area
- Assisting with food preparation
Training Details: •WHMIS, AODA, WCSWR Health and Safety, Workplace Violence, Workplace Harassment and Sexual Harassment
•Basic safe food handling training
Working Conditions: Some light lifting up to 10 lbs required
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Fridays 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Food/Hospitality
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Sensitivity, Accountability, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Joyce Birnstihl
Phone: 519-741-9184 Ext. 2026
Address: 700 Heritage Drive Kitchener, N2A 3N9


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Friday: 9 am - 12 pm