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Organization Details
Organization Name: Norwest Community Food Centre
Address: 103-61 Tyndall Ave
Winnipeg MB  R2X 2T4
Organizational Description: The NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre (CFC) is a welcoming space where people come together to share a good meal, join a cooking group, grow a garden, learn about healthy eating and get active on issues in the community.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5066
Description of Duties:

  • Provide a warm and welcoming environment for each individual coming into site

  • Help to identify the needs of residents and connect them to appropriate services

  • Be familiar with NorWest Co-op programs and services, respond to questions and provide basic information

  • Use the NorWest Co-op website and related service providers to give up-to date resources and programs offered

  • Work alongside staff to meet community needs and problem solve

  • Help with basic technological support (faxing, printing, etc.)

  • Assist with program promotion, community surveys and information gathering

Skills Required:

  • Follow and respect NorWest policies, procedures and safety protocol

  • Interact with community members using an empathic, non-judgmental, and trauma informed approach

  • Knowledge of community resources and community development principles & practice

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge and experience with diverse cultures and economic background

  • Complete on-site training, volunteer orientation, and sign confidentiality agreement (PHIA), as well as completing any other readings, training, and/or forms required

  • Basic computer literacy.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

This volunteer position will give you knowledge in a few different career paths such as Customer Service, Social Work, and Reception.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

3-4 hours a day, 1-3 days a week, mid day.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 431-276-1167
Closing Date: Dec 14, 2023
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