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Tuck Shop Volunteer

Rockway Centre

City of Kitchener

   About the Position

Impact Statement
To proudly provide valued services and build community and Corporate capacity by inspiring volunteers, staff, elected officials and all community members to be active contributions to Kitchener's Community Vision.

Do you like meeting new people? Our tuck shop is a wonderful place to say hello and meet centre participates. Are you looking for a volunteer role that keeps you busy? Our tuck shop provides premade lunches, snacks and beverages to our community centre participates on their way into or out of a program and residents who want to sit back and catch up with friends. You will also be responsible to handle cash (for example make change) and help provide an outstanding customer experience.

Although food and cash handling and customer service experience is an asset it is not necessary. We are looking for individuals who are interested in learning and helping us to bring back this popular service to our community centre.

Weekday hours (8:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.)

Student volunteers are welcome.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 14+

Area(s) of Interest: Food/Hospitality, Retail Sales/Donations, Senior Services

Skill(s): Customer Service, Verbal Communication, Accountability, Flexibility, Managing Money

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: • Tuck shop manual provided
• Hands on training on kitchen equipment and cash system

Working Conditions: • Standing for extended periods of time
• Mulli-tasking for example making coffee and entering an order
• Depending on the time of day there may be line-up of customers.
• Adult and senior community centre setting

Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime
• Available shifts: Monday – Friday 8:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
• Commitment: regular shift once a week
• Specific starting date and volunteer shift will be discussed with the volunteer supervisor during the interview.
• This opportunity can be for the summer or continue into fall upon volunteer supervisor approval.

   Contact Information
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Michelle Gamauf
519-741-2200 Ext. 5344
1405 King Street East Kitchener, N2G 2N9
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