Volunteer Opportunities


Delish - Delish Support Volunteer

PROGRAM NAME:    Delish Catering      

 

POSITION TITLE:        Delish Support Volunteer

                                     

SCHEDULE:                 Varied, based on order requests     

 

LOCATION:                 Archway kitchen, Sevenoaks Alliance Church kitchen, and event sites within the Abbotsford area

 

REPORTS TO:              Delish Catering Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY

This volunteer position is an opportunity to learn or grow your experience in some of the duties and responsibilities associated with being a cook and caterer.

The Delish Support Volunteer will assist the catering team in the planning, preparing, and cooking of menu items for catering events.  

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Maintaining a clean kitchen and assisting with dishes as needed.
  • Ensuring the workstation areas are properly cleaned as per the guidelines for health and safety and food safety.
  • Ensuring proper procedures are followed for food preparation regarding time and temperature.
  • Collaborating with the Catering Coordinator/Supervisor for cooking, prepping, and handling of foods.
  • Learning to prepare menu items as per clients’ orders.
  • Assisting with marketing and promoting the Delish Catering services and distributing various marketing and program materials to clients.
  • Delivering catering orders, as needed.
  • Assisting with the set-up of catering events.
  • Ensuring beverages are set up at events (coffee, tea, water dispensers)
  • Packing up dishes and supplies after events are finished.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Certification:

  • High school completion is an asset with ability to have basic communication in English.

Experience:

  • Basic cooking experience.

Knowledge and Skill Set

  • Desire to learn new flavours and cooking techniques.
  • Knowledge in the use of kitchen equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic food safety and food handling procedures.
  • Ability to keep workstation tidy and clean.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours (including early mornings, evenings and weekends)

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Able to withstand long hours of standing, bending and moving around.
  • Ability to be exposed to a variety of ingredients (including nuts) that may cause allergies.
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check is a condition of volunteering.