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About the Position
Position # 1878
OrganizationCanadian Cancer Society
Position Nourish Volunteer
Location Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
Impact Statement Purpose of Position
Nutrition volunteers provide support to leaders before, during and after demonstrations so that the program can be effectively and efficiently delivered to members participating in nutritional programming.
Description Key areas of responsibility
Purchasing groceries for the program (if requested).
Being familiar with the location of utensils and ingredients in the kitchen
Ensuring the kitchen is clean and ready to use and that the dishwasher is emptied before the session begins.
Depending on the amount of preparation that is required, arrive at Wellspring 30 – 60 minutes before the lecture or demonstration, in order to help prepare.
Greet individuals as they arrive, and direct them from the designated waiting area to the demonstration kitchen, when food preparation is complete and the program is ready to begin.
Prepare food for demonstration by washing, measuring, cutting and/or mixing ingredients and help with the cooking, if requested.
Help plate food and distribute to members.
Assist with cleanup.
Training Details Required knowledge, skills and abilities

a) Be at least 18 years of age
b) Demonstrated interest in nutrition and healthy eating
c) Competency in the kitchen; no professional training is required
d) Provide an acceptable Police Record Check


a) Food Safety Workshop (we offer - must be completed prior to first shift )
b) Peer Support Training (to be completed as soon as possible)
c) Nourish Volunteer Orientation
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Special Event Start Date 2019-12-09
Special Event End Date 2020-07-31
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Food/Hospitality, Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s) Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Plan & Co-ordinate, Flexibility
How to Apply
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Contact Kim Williams
Phone 902-423-3360
Address 5826 South Street Halifax, B3H 1S6
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