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About the Position
Position #: 15315
OrganizationParkwood Mennonite Home Inc.
Position: Café Attendant
Location: 726 New Hampshire Street, Waterloo
Impact Statement: Parkwood has an active volunteer program. As a volunteer, you become an integral member of the Parkwood Community along with the residents and staff. Our intention is to provide each volunteer with a meaningful and rewarding experience that also has great value to the residents of Parkwood. We appreciate the caring support of our volunteers and always welcome new members. We have many volunteer positions available to suit your interests and availability. You will be provided general orientation as well as training specific to your volunteer placement. You will always have the ongoing support of staff, who are very appreciative of our volunteers.
Description: Share a laugh and a smile with our residents over a cup of coffee! Help serve our residents at our Café and then sit and have a chat with them. We like to have the Café open from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm every day, but we need more volunteers to do so! Volunteers must have good communication skills, English proficiency, organizational skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Training on cafe procedures and equipment is provided. Coffee machines are all automatic, so it's easy!
Working Conditions: Parkwood is a wheelchair and scooter-accessible facility. If you require any accommodation to assist you please let us know.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: A volunteer commitment of 2 hours per session is requested. Mornings are from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, afternoons are from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Special Event End Date: 2005-01-01
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Food/Hospitality, Senior Services
Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Accountability, Adaptability
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Laura Gorman
Phone: 519-747 2151 Ext. 335
Address: 726 New Hampshire Street Waterloo, N2K 4M1


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