Cafe Volunteer

(Homewood Health Centre)

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Position ID: V-GUE0132 Last Modified: 20 Jun 2022 Last Full Update: 20 Jun 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactMartha Schuett, Volunteer Coordinator, Homewood Health Centre; Phone: 519-824-1010 ext 32262; Fax: 519-767-3564; Email:
DutiesThe volunteer will greet and serve patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner. You will also handle cash sales and count the float before and after your shift. In addition, you will ensure all food and drink products are stocked and tidy, and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties as assigned.
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BenefitsOpportunity to gain food service experience, customer service and cash handling skills, meet other volunteers, personal growth and satisfaction, and exposure to hospital patient population.
ClientsCustomers to the cafe are patients, visitors, staff and volunteers of the hospital.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Health Care ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Excellent customer service skills (including interpersonal and communication skills); dependable with regular consistent attendance; cash handling skills preferred but not required; ability to work well with others in a team; and ability to problem solve. This position requires volunteers to stand for periods of time.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - 4 months or 60 hours minimum committment.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; High level of interaction with customers (patients, visitors, staff and volunteers).
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening (6:30 - 9:00 pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening (:30 - 7:00 pm; 6:30 - 9:00 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (10:30 am - 2:00 pm; 4:30 - 7:00 pm) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (11:15 am - 3:30 pm) 
Volunteers needed for on call and spares list. Please give days/times you are available to volunteer.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Location150 Delhi Street, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsInterview, references, TB skin test
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Display Until29 Jul 2022
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Organization NameHomewood Health Centre
Office Phone519-824-1010
Toll Free Phone1-866-839-2594
Address & Map
150 Delhi St
Guelph, ON N1E 6K9
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