-Preference will be given to those with formal training in food preparation
-First Aid certification an asset
-Successfully completed the Safe Food Handling Course or equivalent as taught by the Waterloo Regional Health Department
-Proven work experience in Food Services industry
-Grade 11 or equivalent
-Possess good communication skills,
-Ability to work in an organized, efficient and flexible manner
-A feminist understanding of women, abuse, oppression and dynamics of homelessness and women’s issues
-Prepare and serve attractive, nutritious meals to residents, staff & visitors at the Emergency Shelter
-Perform all aspects of general kitchen and dining room clean up
-Work with and oversee volunteers
-Practice positive communication with staff and residents ensuring that Food Services is an essential part of a safe and healthy environment for homeless women
WAGE: $19.588 per hour, with an additional 2% in lieu of benefits.
HOURS: Shifts vary based on need
Please respond in writing by September 27, 2015 indicating how you became aware of this job opportunity to:
Maria Wallenius, Manager, YWCA Emergency Shelter
84 Frederick St.
Kitchener, ON N2H 2L7
The YWCA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all races, colour, ethnic origin, religions, abilities, gender identity, and sexual orientations, and are committed to ensuring equal and full participation for all applicants during the recruitment and selection process.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or faxes please.