Food Services Staff

No guaranteed hours
Salary: $18.00/hour-A $2.00 hourly increase in wages will be added for the duration of the pandemic Covid 19

If you meet the following requirements – We welcome your resume submission!

Location: Niagara Falls and St. Catharines
We are looking for engaging, empathetic, and compassionate, individuals who want to build a successful career driven by our core values of Commitment, Respect, Community and Empowerment. Our team of professionals offer leading expertise in social services through, crisis management and compassion while using a feminist framework and a trauma informed lens with the highest level of attention to confidentiality.

As the largest provider of Emergency Shelter in the Niagara Region, the YW offers innovative housing programs and services that provide hope for women and their families living in poverty. The YW provides shelter, food and assistance to homeless women and their families 365 days a year 24 hours a day! Our staff who wear many hats, love what they do and are dedicated, committed and engaged to provide exceptional support for the women and their families who turn to us. Our team is driven by a culture of compassion, fairness, integrity, innovation and leadership. The YW offers new team members a creative, challenging and collaborative work. We are committed to offering our guests the highest level of kindness, quality support and excellence in advocacy regardless of day to day funding challenges that are inevitable in our not-for profit world.

To round out our amazing team of dedicated professionals, The YW is looking for an exceptional member, who has a high level of integrity, is kind, non-judgmental, and self-motivated. We are looking to staff our kitchen within Niagara Falls with an individual who brings a wide range of meal prep and cooking experience, have knowledge around special diet requirement ex. Food allergies, celiac, diabetes, etc., and come with an open mind and understanding of the population served.

Your Day to Day:
We have an immediate opening Food Services Staff. You will be working to assist in the operation of the kitchen in Niagara Falls and St. Catharines. Your day may include the following: meal preparation, cooking, meal planning, volunteer supervision, cleaning and other tasks as needed.

The following questions will help you determine if this role is for you:

Are you a leader who can work well under pressure and are willing and able to make critical decisions under tight time restraints?

Are you resourceful and a great problem solver?

If you answered YES to all the above… Then we can’t wait to meet you!

Need to have:
Meal Prep/Culinary Experience
Safe Food Handling
Level C First Aid and Vulnerable Screening Clearance (Police Check).
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Reliable transportation to get to and from each location
Nice to have:
Experience in working with homeless and/or marginalized individuals
Bilingual applicants
Experience working with homeless and/or marginalized individuals.
If you meet the following requirements – We welcome your resume submission!

Required education:
High school or equivalent
If you meet the following requirements – We welcome your resume submission no later than Friday, July 1, 2020

If you meet our requirements, we will contact you. Thank you kindly for your interest in the position.

Apply to the Program Manager:
Maj-Britt@ywcaniagararegion.ca | t: 905-988-3528 ext. 3243 f: 905-988-3739
183 King St, St. Catharines ON L2R 3J5