SEED Souper Hero: Sales

(Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services)

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Position ID: V-GUE2743 Last Modified: 10 Jan 2018 Last Full Update: 10 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementSell soup for food security & advocate for change
ContactMadeline Barber, Communications & Fundraising Coordinator; The SEED, Guelph Community Health Centre; Phone: (519) 821-6638 ext 319; Email:
DutiesSEED Souper Heroes will sell soup for our fundraising efforts at various events. Volunteers work in customer facing roles which vary by event, assisting with: setting up events, engaging with customers, serving soup or samples, telling people about The SEED, displaying product knowledge, giving a great sales pitch, handling cash (record check required), taking down/ cleaning up after the event. 
The Seed is a community food project at Guelph CHC. We are a collaborative initiative of community partners in Guelph & Wellington with the shared vision of strengthening the local emergency food system, using the power of food to build healthy communities and addressing the underlying issues of food insecurity and poverty. For more information, please contact Madeline, Communications and Fundraising Coordinator at
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BenefitsVolunteers will gain experience working in customer service, use & develop culinary skills, make a contribution to ending food insecurity in Guelph, meet people with similar interests, and have fun.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Poverty & Homelessness
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Events occur regularly from about September to March.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / Day
Dates and TimesTimes vary
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityUnknown ; The Guelph Community Health Centre is fully accessible; however many events take place offsite and are not fully accessible
LocationGuelph Community Health Centre/ various offsite events
Number of PositionsGuelph: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required
TransportationNear public transit ; Transportation provided
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVolunteers must complete an application and sign in/out at each shift
Social MediaFacebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram: seedguelph
Start DateOn or after 08 Jan 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Office Phone519-821-6638
Address & Map
176 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 8N9
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