Town of Milton - Seniors Activity Centre


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Milton Seniors' Activity Centre. 

Please note the Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre offers opportunities September – June on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Volunteer opportunities include program instructor, special events and lunch counter.

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Volunteer Position Descriptions (as available)

MSAC Food Services Volunteer

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Food Services Volunteer - Position Description

 

Role

To assist the Team with food preparation and execution for various Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre events and lunch counter program.

 

Time Commitment

  • To be determined by Centre Staff and team.
  • Based on needs and scheduling

 

Responsibilities

  •  Assist with preparation of lunch counter and/or food/baking/coffee services for Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre events while maintaining a sanitary work area
  •  Assist with serving customers when required
  •  Assist with set up and clean up of food preparation/lunch/event area and Cafeteria
  • Inform Staff when supplies are getting low
  • Maintain equipment in an organized and clean manner
  • Follow the Halton Region Safe Food Handling expectations
  • Prepare and serve daily coffee and baked goods (if required)
  • Assist preparing food/baking items for Centre fundraising (if required)
  • Process payments through cash register (if required)

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  •    Ability to multi-task, prioritize and cope with multiple demands
  •    Punctual, consistent and reliable
  • Friendly
  • Must meet requirements of general volunteer program
  • Be an ambassador for the Centre

 

Benefits

  • Learn new skills or utilize existing skills
  • Working in a team setting
  • Be an active member of the community
  • Meet new people
  • Free training offered by the Town of Milton in safe food handling

 

Key Contacts/Staff Liaison

  • Coordinator, Recreation - Older Adults

 

Risk Level: Mediaum

 

Training Requirements:

  • Accessible Customer Service Training
  • Corporate Volunteer Training (Includes infectious disease training)
  • Facility Orientation
  • Position Orientation

 

Screening Requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Interview
  • Reference checks
  • Orientation and training
  • Screening checklist completed

 

Evaluation:

  • Performance evaluation completed by Supervisor and Volunteer annually.

MSAC Program Convenor Volunteer

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Program Convenor Volunteer - Position Description

 

Role

To provide leadership and supervision to a program group at the Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre.

 

Time Commitment

  • Various hours depending on the program

 

Responsibilities

  • Act as a liaison between staff and program participants
  • Liaise with Centre staff, program participants and program support
  • Provide leadership and a rewarding experience for participants
  • Other duties as required as per the Coordinator, Recreation

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Organized, with attention to detail
  • Punctual, consistent and reliable
  • Friendly
  • Must meet requirements of general volunteer program
  • Be an ambassador for the Centre

 

Benefits

  • Serve in a team setting
  • Learn new skills or utilize existing skills
  • Be an active member of the community
  • Meet new people

 

 

Key Contacts/Staff Liaison

  • Coordinator, Recreation - Older Adults

 

Risk Level: Medium

 

Training Requirements:

  • Accessible Customer Service Training
  • Corporate Volunteer Training (Includes infectious disease training)
  • Facility Orientation
  • Position Orientation

 

Screening Requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Interview
  • Reference checks
  • Orientation and training
  • Screening checklist completed

 

Evaluation:

  • Performance evaluation completed by Supervisor and Volunteer annually.

MSAC Special Event Volunteer

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Special Event Volunteer - Position Description

 

Role

To assist in the delivery of special events at the Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre.

 

Time Commitment

  • Varies depending on the duration of the event which includes clean up and take down

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with organizing event details (i.e. menu/food, decorations)
  • Assist with the set up and cleanup of event room
  • Assist with food preparation
  • Assist with serving food and drinks
  • Follow the Halton Region Safe Food Handling expectations
  • Act as a liaison throughout the event
  • Other duties as assigned depending on the nature of the event

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Organized, with attention to detail
  • Punctual, consistent and reliable
  • Friendly
  • Willing to take direction
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Must meet requirements of general volunteer program
  • Be an ambassador for the Centre

 

Benefits

  • Serve in a team setting
  • Learn new skills or utilize existing skills
  • Be an active member of the community
  • Meet new people

 

Key Contacts/Staff Liaison

  • Coordinator, Recreation - Older Adults

 

Risk Level: Medium

 

Training Requirements:

  • Accessible Customer Service Training
  • Corporate Volunteer Training (Includes infectious disease training)
  • Facility Orientation
  • Position Orientation

 

Screening Requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Interview
  • Reference checks
  • Orientation and training
  • Screening checklist completed

 

Evaluation:

  • Performance evaluation completed by Supervisor and Volunteer annually.