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Groceries from the SEED - Upcycled Kitchen Crew

(Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living)

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Position ID: V-GUE3182 Last Modified: 01 Apr 2021 Last Full Update: 01 Apr 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementIncreased food access for most vulnerable.
ContactHannah Senitt, Volunteer and Student Coordinator, Guelph Community Health Centre; Phone: (519) 821-6638 ext 326; Email:
Duties*** Currently Recruiting for May/June start date *** 
The SEED is a not-for-profit food project at the Guelph Community Health Centre that was 
created by a coalition to work towards a community with no barriers to healthy food. The SEED delivers programs and operates a social enterprise that address the causes and effects of food security.  
Groceries from the SEED is a pay-what-you-can online grocery store with a purpose! When you shop at Groceries from the SEED you help people in your community afford good food. It takes a community to feed a community. Find more information and link to sign up here  
Upcycled Kitchen Crew Volunteers works together as a team (physically distance) preparing meals to be frozen and delivered to community members. Volunteers assist with food prep, proper packaging and labeling. 
*** Note: Due to the high number of applications and limited spaces open, we are not able to place everyone that applies. While we appreciate everyone who shows interest and applies, volunteers are offered roles based on best fit.
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Good Health and Well-Being ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure ; Reduced Inequality ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Responsible Consumption and Production
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Benefits Meet people in your community 
 Contribute to food security in your community 
 Be appreciated for your hard work 
 Build your network and gain future references 
As part of the appreciation plan, Guelph CHC volunteers gain access to internal job postings, opportunity to sit on various committees and other training opportunities.
ClientsGuelph and Area Community members
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Emergency & Response ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Pandemic / Coronavirus / COVID-19 Support ; Poverty & Homelessness
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Kitchen skill an asset but not required.
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Possible to continue past 4 months
Interaction LevelSmall Group - in a physical distance safe space
Minimum Hours5 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Shifts are generally Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
SeasonsYear Round
LocationSt Ignatius - Kitchen
Number of PositionsGuelph 
7 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job
Police CheckNot Required
Additional Requirements*COVID Pre-screening and masks wearing are required**
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Organization NameGuelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Office Phone519-821-6638
Address & Map
176 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 8N9
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