Healthy Baby Food Prep: St. James

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Community Health & Corporate Programs
Address: MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Organizational Description: The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's (WRHA) Community Health and Corporate Services Volunteer Program provides meaningful public engagement, develops effective partnerships, mobilizes appropriate volunteer and community resources, supports a positive working environment and enhances the WRHA's capacity to support and deliver quality services.

Volunteers are placed in the community, supporting a variety of programs within Public Health, Primary Care and Corporate.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4830
Description of Duties: Provide support to staff and participants of the Healthy Baby Community Support Program. This program offers pregnant women, new parents and their families an opportunity to learn about nutrition, child development and general health and wellness. This position is ideal for students enrolled in nutrition sciences.
Skills Required: - Basic cooking skills and interest in preparing healthy foods
- Comfortable working independently to prepare simple recipes and snacks in a timely manner
- Knowledge of food safety (Food Handlers Certificate suggested)
- Ability and comfortable with approaching people in a friendly, supportive, non-judgmental manner
- Physically able to perform tasks
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Learn new skills, explore careers, and make a personal contribution to the improvement of health care while providing a service to others.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Shift is weekly; Thursday afternoons 1:00 to 3:45, with a minimum 6-month commitment preferred for client consistency. May offer flexible scheduling option of bi-weekly, please inquire for more info.
* Applications accepted until position is filled
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Phone: 204-787-7316
Closing Date: Sep 30, 2023